L.A. Natives Found an Instant Connection in the Windy City

Each week we ask a local couple, ’How did you meet?’

In our series How Did You Meet?, local couples tell us how they first hooked up.

Joshua confessed his love to Dani a week after they met on the dating app Hinge. They’re both from Los Angeles but were living in Chicago at the time. “He texted me from an 818 number and I thought, ‘Shut up,’” Dani, an elementary school teacher and native Angeleno, recalls of their first text exchange.⁠


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On their first date, Josh ordered a vodka and pineapple. She thought it was adorable. He was smitten too. “I’d never met anyone like her before,” the 31-year-old public relations associate says. “She’s so energetic and a complete extrovert.”⁠

The extrovert and the introvert both knew this was it. “A week after we met, he told me he loved me and I did the same,” says Dani. They eventually moved back to Los Angeles and have settled down near West Hollywood.⁠

⁠For more head to @howdidtheymeet⁠⁠

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