Love columnist Kellie Patrick Gates writes from the Montgomery County home she shares with her extraordinary husband, a formerly stray cat and an adopted greyhound.
Born and raised in Elk County, Gates previously was an award-winning news reporter for The Inquirer and other newspapers in Pennsylvania, New York and Florida.
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May 30, 2014, in Wildwood
Hello there They first spoke at a November 2002 track practice at Cherry Hill High School West. Elizabeth, whose family had recently moved from Phoenix to Cherry Hill, hardly knew anyone back then. Ted, who had never lived anywhere else, knew everybody.
May 17, 2014, in Williamstown, N.J.
Hello there Carolyn went on a lot of dates in early 2011 - a lot of first dates. "I was on Match.com, PlentyofFish, eHarmony," she said. But the potential she felt online always fizzled in person.