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Real Couple: Elizabeth & Michael

Meet this Austin couple who got engaged on New Year’s Eve!

Location: Austin, TX

Their Digs: They live in a 2-bedroom, 2-bath home.

Ages: She’s 24; he’s 23.

Together Since: September 2007

Relationship Status: They started dating in September, and Michael proposed on New Year’s Eve after just a few months of dating! They were married on March 13, 2008.

How You Met: They went to high school together, where Michael had a crush on Elizabeth years before asking her out.

Careers: Elizabeth is a stay-at-home mom with a degree in nutrition from the University of Texas. Michael is a software engineer.

Baby Clock: They have one child together (born December 22, 2010) and have another planned for 2012.

Most Annoying Habits: Elizabeth says Michael worries too much -- Michael says Elizabeth doesn’t worry enough!

Biggest Compromise: Their biggest compromise is taking turns to finish their education. Elizabeth got her bachelor’s degree while Michael waited to finish his, and Elizabeth plans to pursue higher education a few years down the road (when their children are older) before Michael does.

Interests & Hobbies: They both love to spend time with family, being in the outdoors, running, camping, hiking, barbecuing and cooking together.

-- Samantha Leal