Lian & Colin

Est. 2014
Interviewed Sep 07, 2023
Even after 10 years, Lian and Colin can't stop making each other laugh. Learn about their Rose Bud Thorn and their tips for conflict resolution.

What was your first impression of each other?

Lian: The kind of person who makes sure to say your name when they say hello 🙂

Colin: To be honest, it took me a while to notice her…

What is your favorite thing about each other?

L: When I make him laugh so hard he has to rub his eyes.

C: When she can’t stop laughing at her own jokes.

How long have you two been together for?

10 years, 6 months, 3 days (ish).

What is your number one tip for resolving conflict?

L: Don’t let things linger.

C: Give her space.

What’s most important to you in a relationship?

L: Common ground.

C: Being kept on my toes.

What are your thoughts on couples therapy? If you’ve attended therapy, what have you learned?

Both: We haven’t attended!

Describe how you met in emojis:

👀 🎓 🍂 💿 ⛺ 🍐

What’s your rose/bud/thorn?


  • Rose: Being on the same page.
  • Bud: Growing as collaborators.
  • Thorn: Not overthinking things.