True Love: Man Shares Story of Couple who Started Dating in 2011; Drops Screenshots of their Journey

True Love: Man Shares Story of Couple who Started Dating in 2011; Drops Screenshots of their Journey

  • South African social media users are wowed by a sweet love story of a young couple that started dating in 2011
  • The two lovebirds are now married and have children and their love story was shared on social media by @KabeloMohlah02
  • Many social networkers are left feeling envious but still wish the radiant lovers the best of luck as they are really blessed

Kabelo is trending on social media after sharing a thread of a lovely couple who started dating as teenage sweethearts back in 2011. The local guy headed online to share a thread detailing the couple’s love journey.

According to the frequent social media user, @KabeloMohlah02, the two lovebirds were just kids back in 2011 when the unnamed guy was blown away by his lovely wife.

Looking at a number of screenshots on Twitter, Mzansi is also attracted to the tale and there is a massive response from his social media friends.

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According to his wife, @Zinhle76547137, her hubby is a sports fan and seems to follow Orlando Pirates. She also posted an image, saying they used to attend live matches at the stadium, even if it was really cold.

He wrote on his page:

“Love story thread.”

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One local couple is a hit after falling in love in 2011. Image: @KabeloMohlah02/Twitter
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The post reads:

@XhosGuy05 said:

“Wow, to think from 2011 to 2020 I was in nine failed relationships. Yho into zaseMonti.”

@SiphiweCindi1 said:

“Mina more than 50.”

@ThatoBass_TB said:

“Your husband is a familiar face, I'm trying to think where I know him. Hasn't he worked in the Vaal? Or studied at NWU?”

@Zinhle76547137 said:

“Thank you so much for sharing my thread.”

@AjaxFiko said:

“So this was a false alarm... I thought things would get interesting.”

@Cici_Za said:

“Indlela bengiminye ngayo ukuthi le thread ingapheli kabuhlungu, I'm relieved, this beautiful and inspiring.”

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@Terajeke said:

“Sad part yile yosweleka kwe brother yakhe, then the miscarriage... ayilulanga tuuu. All in all its a very nice story.”

@LesegoDisibio said:

“Some people are blessed... so many years together and some of us, 6 months in a relationship ya simolola pula ya matlakadibe.”

@SYL_Axo said:

“Love is real, you just have to believe, be patient and never take decisions with anger... Always know trust starts within before it goes somewhere else...”

@Tee_Mfundisi said:

“All this time when I'm reading I'm thinking, 'They better not break up, they better not break up...' Sooo beautiful.”

A beautiful couple who have known each other since they were kids finally get engaged, adorable photos go viral

In a related article, YEN News reported that two lovebirds who have known each other since they were kids have finally got engaged and getting set to walk down the aisle.

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A young lady simply identified as Nimi expressed gratitude to God for the journey so far, adding that it can only be Him.

She said: "It can only be God. Lord, I am eternally grateful for this wonderful journey. Oluwa lo se'yi." Sharing the story on its Instagram page, @lindaikejiblogofficial wrote:

How it started Vs How it's going: a couple who have known since they were toddlers get engaged." An adorable throwback photo of the couple was shared online in which they held hands as kids and posed in front of the camera.

Beautiful proposal photos of the couple were also shared on social media.


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