10 years ago, Nitoy and Pola crossed paths in the least romantic place — the steel manufacturing company they both worked in. Handling operations planning, he coordinated orders and deliveries with her, who was assigned in the sales back office. Their daily negotiations soon extended past business matters and they started to spend more time with each other.
Their friendship blossomed but Pola had to leave for the US. Distance did not keep them apart, however, and they continued to be constantly in touch for the next 6 months until she went home. Their relationship continued to deepen and, unbeknownst to all, they got engaged in 2005.
Perhaps they had more lessons to learn as individuals and they never reached the altar then. Nitoy left to start a new life in Dubai while Pola continued to pursue her career in Manila. The friendship never really ebbed though, thanks to phone calls, texts, chats and emails; they also went out every time he visited the Philippines. On a very memorable trip in 2012 — with the help of their friends who helped them realize they were meant for each other – Nitoy & Pola were finally back in each other’s arms.
People say the best foundation of love is friendship. Others believe real love stands the test of time and distance. Everyone knows love lasts especially with the support of family and friends… Nitoy and Pola’s long-standing history holds all these.
They didn’t just find romance in that least romantic place 10 years ago – they built a bond stronger than steel that never rusted through time. Theirs may not be a typical whirlwind fairy tale but no one can ever doubt theirs is a story of what enduring true love is all about.
Their wedding vows on March 3, 2013 mark the beginning of their official lifetime together but Nitoy and Pola’s ever-after had started a long time ago.
Since they met in the steel manufacturing plant it just made sense to mark the beginning of their life by going back to the place where everything all started.
Here’s their Pre-Wedding Photos by Gian and Fidji