Real Couples // Barcelona Love Story: Jose + Toni

While visiting Barcelona, Spain, I got to take some portraits of Jose and Toni together. They were so sweet and tender with each other, and their love was palpable. You could tell they were so comfortable in that space of being with someone for a long time.

They sent me a little bit of their story:

"Nos conocimos en una noche cuando salimos con unos amigos que teníamos en común y asi varias noches, el 8 Febrero en el cumpleaños de Toni mis amigos hicieron una cena sorpresa y Jose también estuvo allí, fue un flechazo a primera vista, como si cupido el dios del amor nos juntó con su flecha del amor. Todavía estamos enamorados después de 10 años juntos."

Translated into English, 

"We met on a night when we went out with friends we had in common. Several nights later, on February 8th, Toni's birthday, my friends made a surprise dinner, and Jose was there, too. It was a crush at first sight, as if Cupido, the God of love, united us with his arrow of love. We are still in love! After 10 years together!"

Their favorite songs goes like this, 

"Those stars look so beautiful 

They love the music
They are like you
They are like you
No, no, I am not perfect I
already know, there is no doubt
But I am the perfect one for you
Yours"  

and 

"What sweet ingenuity, 

How tender under the sun, 
How keen to live, 
Time, the sea and you and me."

Photos by Abbie Rose

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Abbie Rose is a photographer, writer, and doula based out of Vancouver, BC. She is a bipolar and bisexual feminist of faith and is super passionate about mental health, consent, and peace/justice/safety for everyone. Next to memes and gluten-free donuts, her true loves are photographing people in love and in birth. She's traveling for half of 2017, and while she's hoping that becomes a yearly thing, she is missing her family back home!