"Our most romantic date would have to be when he surprised me with dinner at this really nice restaurant on Boston's harbor," shared Essence. "After dinner he then surprised me with tickets to Cirque du Soleil which was happening right across the street from the restaurant."
Essence says her friends all liked Nicolas and were plesantly surprised by his height. "I had a history of dating guys shorter than me," explains the 5'8 bride-to-be. "So when found out he was 6’4 that was an automatic win for him!"
Essence admits that she may have played a little hard to get. "He thought I wasn’t interested in him and just wanted to string him along until I finished grad school. He actually had no intentions in going on a third date (miniature golf) but I told him we had to go back to play because they gave us free passes to go back."