Matt Grodsky knew that his wife Laura Scheel was the one from the moment they first met in preschool 20 years ago.

However, it wasn’t until high school that they started dating after reconnecting by chance through a mutual friend. According to the Huffington Post, they had lost touch during elementary school.

The couple even stuck it out long-distance while attending colleges in different states.

In an IG post dedicated to his wife, Matt said that one of his earliest childhood memories was standing up in front of his pre-school class, declaring that he would marry Laura someday.

In May 2015, Matt kept his childhood promise and proposed to Laura at the preschool where they first met. Matt said, “The whole car ride to the preschool she kept asking me why I seemed anxious. I kept checking my pocket when she wasn’t looking to make sure the ring was still there. I dropped down on one knee while my brother came in with the phone, snapping photos. Laura was shocked. I gave her my pitch on why I wanted her to marry me and she said yes ― whew!”

The couple tied the knot last December.

"Laura and I met in preschool. One of my very first memories is of being 3 years old and standing up in front of my pre-school class, declaring that I would marry her someday. As kids, Laura taught me how to ride the swings, draw rolling hills, and the 'right way' to properly eat string cheese. We have fond memories of playing hide-and-go-seek, chasing after each other on the playground, and mischievously staying up during nap time. I was enamored with Laura as a child, and I still am to this day. Eventually, we lost touch upon entering our Elementary School days and for the next seven years, our family's annual Christmas cards was the only way we ever saw each other's faces. It wasn't until High School that we reconnected by happenstance through a mutual friend. Within two weeks, we decided to be boyfriend and girlfriend. We continued to date through out all of High School, even though we went to different schools. We even stuck together long-distance while attending colleges in different states. We remained a resilient couple until May 23rd, 2015 when I decided to stay true to my preschool pledge and make Laura my wife. I proposed to her at the place it all began… our preschool classroom."

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