kailyn lowryOn Teen Mom 2, we finally got to officially "meet" Kailyn Lowry's hubby Javi Marroquin. And although MTV made it seem like they were there for the cute couple's first meeting, Kailyn set the record straight to us exclusively and also on her website ...

She told fans how they first met while she was working at the mall store, Buckle, and Javi and his brother came into her store. "I assume his older brother is his dad and that gets us laughing, Javi lies to me about what he was shopping for ... So I eventually learn that he hates graphic tees." Sounds like things were going adorably, smoothly ... That is, until Javi went for the big ask. "At check-out he asks to take me for ice cream and I tell him no, lol,” she wrote. Whaaa?!

Kailyn explained:

Hard to see that looking back I turned him down! Anyway, from there he came into Buckle again and we started forming a friendship via Twitter and Buckle visits. :o) Eventually, I gave him my number. ;)

Very cute. And smart of her, too. Because all too often, we're blind to someone in our path who could ultimately end up being someone -- if not the one. We get turned off by an initial impression or a quirk or some other detail and quickly close ourselves off. But if we do that over and over, how will we ever know what may have been?

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Sounds like although she had her initial reservations, Kailyn didn't let that happen. And look at 'em now! So happy, in love, and hitched! Aww. And I'm psyched she's sharing her story with us now, because it offers an important lesson ... that being even just a bit more open-minded than usual could very well lead you to exactly what -- or who -- you've been looking for. And possibly even a happy ever after.

How sweet is Kailyn's story? Have you ever initially rejected someone you ended up falling for?

 

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