A First Date in Paris Kicked Things Off for This Couple

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. 

In L.A., it can be hard to get a guy to drive across town for a first date. Ross, however, flew all the way to Paris for his first date with Yvie.

Yvie was going to school outside London when she decided to give the dating app Tinder a try. Ross saw her and was instantly smitten. “It took me a month to get back to him,” the 22-year-old college student admits. By the time she messaged him, she was living and studying in Paris. “He came from the UK to Paris to meet me and it was fantastic,” she says.


They commuted between London and Paris, but then Yvie moved back home to Los Angeles to attend UCLA. The commute may have gotten longer but it hasn’t detered Ross.

“We’ve been together 18 months and it’s still going strong,” says the 28-year old electrical engineer. “I love L.A., but she’s going to hopefully come back to London to attend school.”

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