John in the Virgin Islands after dating just a few months," said Wilmes, an editor at American Cowboy magazine who had been friends with environmental attorney Dye for years before they started dating.
"More than a few people asked if we were on our honeymoon.""It could have been awkwardly disastrous, but instead, we fell in love over mudslides in the moonlight every night on a deserted beach.
There was no one who’d done something as sexy and risky as opening a bookstore in a foreign country years before a financial crisis.
It's especially so nowadays, when people are spending more and more time at the office and have less time to waste on bad dates.
"This is a way they can meet in context, doing something they love, and it's a lot less of an awkward set-up.