Nowadays social media is a great way to find friends and love online. Just like the long distance love story of a Canadian woman and Filipino guy whose romance first started from a simple Facebook friend request.
Canadian girl Elodie Pelletier and Filipino Romel Sindol from General Santos City first met and fall in love with each other online They never knew that one friend request will change their lives forever.
In November 2009, Elodie sent a friend request to Romel, to which the man accepted right away. From then on, they started connecting to other messaging applications like Skype and MSN, and their friendship soon bloomed into a romantic relationship.
After almost three years of keeping their love online, The Canadian girl decided to fly to the Philippines just to see her online lover in person. Although their first meeting was short-lived they both made the most out of it to make good memories together.
After a year and a half after the first meeting, the girl came back to the Philippines to marry the love of her life. And just like how fairy tales end, they both lived happily ever after.