Love is real, and there are many stories that can portray it. Here are 3 real-life romantic love stories to fall in love with.

3 Real-Life Romantic love stories to believe in love.
3 Real-Life Romantic love stories to believe in love.
Graphic by Haydee Vanegas.

Romance is everywhere, but the best love stories to share are real-life love stories. There is no better way to find love stories than real-life couples, and, like any kind of relationship, each love story is unique and personal. Each one of us is going to have our own love story or many of them. And the definition of a love story as romantic or not will depend on personal opinions.

There have been some real-life love stories that portray what romantic love is. Many love stories have become popular as real-life representations of the love we all want. These love stories are romantic because they have elements as commitment and fighting to love. Prepare yourself, because here are three real-life romantic love stories to get your heart racing!

Thomas Rhett & Lauren Akins, A Real-Life Romantic Love Story

Thomas Rhett & Lauren Akins, A Real-Life Romantic Love Story
Thomas Rhett & Lauren Akins, A Real-Life Romantic Love Story.

Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins are a demonstration of when something is meant to be- it is meant to be. Thomas and Lauren met in their first-grade class when they were young. They were close friends while growing up, and at some point, they decided to start dating in high school. But at that time, it didn’t work out.

Even when Thomas and Lauren continued as friends, their feelings remained. They dated other people, but they were still in love with each other. Until one day, Thomas confessed his feelings to Lauren’s dad. Lauren’s dad told Thomas to confess to his daughter.

They started a new chapter of their love story in 2012 when they married 22 years old. Thomas and Lauren struggled to have children until they decided to adopt in 2016. Then something amazing happened! Lauren found out she was pregnant while pursuing adoption. Now, they’ve married eight years and three adorable daughters.

Thomas & Irene Howard, a Real-Life Romantic Love Story

Thomas & Irene Howard, a Real-Life Romantic Love Story
Thomas & Irene Howard, a Real-Life Romantic Love Story.

Thomas and Irene Howard’s love story started in childhood and lasted over 80 years. The most romantic part? Thomas was only nine when he fell in love with Irene! Thomas and Irene were childhood neighbors. Thomas was only nine when he fell in love with the girl four doors down at first sight. They started as friends and played together as they grew up.

Thomas wasn’t just Irene’s friend- he was also Irene’s brother’s friend. When they were teenagers, they used to spend time together like any other friends until a real-life dramatic event forced them apart: Thomas was called to join the army during World War II.

Thomas and Irene’s real-life love story was meant to be and deserved a happy ending. After the war, Thomas came back safe and sound, and they confessed their love to each other. In 1945, Thomas and Irene got married. And since then, their love continued for over 80 years.

Lauren Saia & Marty Bruckner, a Real-Life Romantic Love Story

Lauren Saia & Marty Bruckner, a Real-Life Romantic Love Story
Lauren Saia & Marty Bruckner, a Real-Life Romantic Love Story.

Marty and Lauren are a couple that struggled to live their love story. They met in St. John island and because they started their love story there, and they planned to have their wedding there too. Then a real-life event hit their lives: Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria smashed not only their homes but also their dreams.

Because Lauren was visiting her parents in Massachusetts when the hurricanes hit the island, she was separated from Marty. Lauren was afraid of losing the love of her life, while Marty was afraid of leaving Lauren because it meant the end of their love story.

As soon as it was safe to go home, Lauren arrived and reunited with Marty. They were so grateful for being blessed that he was alive, they joined a group of relief efforts. The couple helped many people from the island and labored to clean and repair as much as possible. After several months, and many vendors’ charity, they had a beautiful and well-deserved wedding in 2018.


So what do you think? Do you believe love is a real-life thing? These romantic real-life love stories are a proof love is real, and true love exists. We just have to search and wait until we find our real one. For now, let’s read and share romantic love stories to keep the faith and continue believing in real-life love. See you soon!