It’s strange what barriers, reasons and occurrences can do to obstruct the power of love. In essence, to love is to accept – with no exceptions.
CloseUp believes in giving love a chance, so they partnered up with inspiring real life couples to share how they fought for their love.
And boy, it was worth it!
Check out the romantic, movie-esque stories of THREE UAE-based couples by watching these Sofa Stories…
Chris’ background (and tattoos) was a huge NO for Ally’s parents when they first met
Chris & Ally hid their relationship for some time since Chris is Scandinavian and Ally is Arab. But, that wasn’t the main factor in what held their relationship back at the start, but rather Chris’ full-sleeved set of tattoos.
Watch the story below and make sure those tissues are right next to you.
Dimitry’s mom didn’t approve of Nigina because of where she’s from
“Do you think this is a fairytale?”
Nigina is from Uzbekistan and Dimitry is Russian, the two met and fell in love, but by the time they wanted to take things to the next step- they were met with a significant barrier. Dimitry’s mother – Who disapproved of Nigina due to her nationality.
The first few months were rough for the two, but when you #GiveLoveAChance, you too can enjoy an 11-year-relationship.
You might be familiar with this couple…
Khalid Al Ameri and Salama Mohamed are a well-known and respected couple in the online community and have been for some time now, and it all boils down to one reason: love. They share videos that tell the tale of their lives, showing just how much love they have for each other.
But it didn’t always start that way for the couple, who at the beginning had to deal with people putting barriers up due to Khalid’s race and Salama’s skin condition.