https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alan..G

Thank you DuoLingo

This isn't like the typical thank you posts on here I wouldn't think, but if there are other similar posts before, then great! :D

I'm not thanking the moderators or course contributors or anything like that, although yea, the site is pretty good, so thanks :D

Instead I'm thanking the community and their love for sharing things to help others. You guys are just awesome!

Back in January I signed up for a website called italki, a place you can speak to natives to improve your language; I only found out about it through someone on here posting the link. Although the site wasn't actually very helpful for me with German, it did have one good thing for me:

Duo

Although we only spoke a little bit at first, it gradually built up going from italki to WhatsApp to Snapchat to Skype, to finally meeting in person last week. She stayed in London for a week... and is now my girlfriend :)

Duo

So yea, that's the joys of language! Honestly never expected this to happen; didn't sign up to there to meet someone, but it somehow just happened and I'm so grateful for it! And it could just as easily happen to someone else on here, languages bring people closer together and open your eyes to new things, so here's hoping!

And once again, thanks DuoLingo community! Would never have met her if it hadn't been for you!

June 5, 2015

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jorg.Ancrath

That is awesome dude !

That's why I like the discussion forum, because once in a while you get to discover these amazing stories like your's! :D

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shelby-gabrielle

This post makes my heart so happy, I can't help but smile! I wish you and your lovely girlfriend the best! :D

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RunningFrog

That's adorable! I'm glad it worked out so well for you :). Congratulations!

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/charlotte_p15

I love duo too

June 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rob2042

Excellent and congratulations! Best wishes to you both.

June 5, 2015

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    Duo rocks! Congrats by the way. :)

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Azure_Waters

    That is awesome! Congratulations!! (:

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Garrett2015

    Oh, my - this was the perfect thing to wake up and read this morning! Congratulations to the both of you. ^_^

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeniusJack

    This is a wonderful story!! :) I'm so happy for you, best of wishes!! :)

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gramadulcha

    Congratulations to you both! It is so adorable how you've found the path to each other. Your story makes me think there are no coincidences in life :) All the best to you!

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rhythmixed

    Awww! That's so sweet! I really love the community here because everyone's helpful and so kind.

    June 6, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/m.tastic

    D'aww :)

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdfromdublin

    I love stories like this. Congratulations!

    June 5, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/_Help

    Congrats man! I hope you guys get married :)

    May 22, 2017
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