When getting over a breakup, there are tons of things vying for your attention that have you feeling a whole lot of yuck.Whether you ended it or they did, it’s just an all around gong fest of overwhelm and sadness, usually.Before entering the wedding tent, the couple stopped and took a collective deep breath.Both say they felt as though they’d walked into a storybook; the beauty of the tables was overwhelming, and the magic of that was topped by the love they felt from their guests.The physical distance is negotiable […] So you finally give in, sign up, and start filling out your dating profile. Of course you fill out all you could want in the perfect match, as well as up-sell yourself to get the best match there is. Send us a note, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.A few months later, it was Nicole’s mother — happily married for upward of 30 years — whose curiosity about the online dating scene sent her to the computer.(Nicole gave the go-ahead to log into her account.) There, Nicole’s mom filtered through profiles and messages and cast a search for “tall, dark and handsome.” It was an adventure, and at the end of it, she presented her daughter with her top five, demanding she give them each a chance. 3, Bryan Castro, now 30, for coffee on a Sunday evening, but as the hour approached, she soured on the idea.
“My parents thought I’d been kidnapped,” Nicole jokes.
The head table at Nicole Mendez and Bryan Castro’s wedding reception, featuring centerpieces by Nancy Liu Chin Designs, and Alfajor wedding favors (an Argentine treat in honor of the bride’s heritage) by Etsy seller Dulce Arte.