Couples of FHCI – Teodor and Krystael

By Danielle Westreich, Jessica Huong and Esther Eisen

How long have you been dating for?

Krystael: “Almost two months”

How did you start dating?

Krystael: “Teo made the first move and Jacob was his wing man.”

Teodor: “I tried to find ways of talking to her through her [restrict] friends. I talked to her friends first to get to know her. Then I walked her home and asked her out.”

Krystael: “I got in trouble because I hugged him for too long outside of my house and my mom saw.”

What were your first impressions?

Krystael: “Uhh, he seemed like a nice guy. I was like, ‘hey are we going to be friends?’ But, like, he had other plans.”

Teodor: “The first thing I noticed about her was her smile. It was really cute, so I was like ‘maybe I should try talking to her?’ Another thing I noticed was her laugh. So that’s how she got my attention.”

Do you have a favourite date place?

Krystael: “There’s a restaurant called Insomnia that we like to go to. We also like skating at Nathan Phillips Square, which was where we had our first date.”

Teodor: “I liked the time we went to the Distillery District.”

Do you have any nicknames for each other?

Krystael: “I was trying to read his signature, which is the letter ‘N’ and ‘Bogdan’ and I got ‘soybean’ out of that and I’ve been calling him that ever since.”

Teodor: “Krys mostly and sometimes iepuras (bunny in Romanian) but she doesn’t know what it means.”

What are your plans for Valentine’s Day?

Krystael: “A dinner and just whatever. We’re also going to the semi-formal the day before.”

What do you argue about most often?

Teodor: “Who likes each other more and who’s the best.”

What is one TV show you watch together?

Krystael and Teodor: “Stranger Things.”

Have you shared any awkward moments?

Krystael: “The only awkward moment we’ve shared is when my brother and mom saw us hugging. It’s also awkward for everyone else because we’re so PDA.”

What do you like most about each other?

Teodor: “It’s really everything. She doesn’t have to put a lot of effort in to make me happy.”

Krystael: “I think the best part is that he puts in a lot of effort to understand me.”


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