"We felt if we took sex out and put God first, then we would know that it's real," she says. conference in 2009, the two became fast friends, speaking daily.
Three years after reconnecting on Facebook, Sherrell and Alfred exchanged vows before God and their closest friends and family. In 2012 they launched to educate others on healthy relationships.
It's billing itself as “Tinder Minus Marriage-Minded Daters,” and it's launching today for i OS (available for Android soon).
CEO Michelle Li founded the app after she noticed many of her friends in the market for simple hookups weren’t having luck.
Her then boyfriend, Alfred Duncan, 41, surprised her with a proposal and a wedding on the same day.
The video of her happy-crying on her way to the altar went viral (#Forever Duncan). "When we first met, I was negative," Sherrell, 32, recalls. I didn't have empathy for anyone." A medical crisis and weight gain woke her up and she began to heal the darkness she felt inside.
Sex was important, but that was not the most important thing between us… Feeling loved by another man has helped me being more self-confident.