After 4 months of social media friendship, couple's first date turns into cutest relationship proposal

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Tsholofelo Modutwane is now someone's girlfriend. Image supplied by Tsholofelo
Tsholofelo Modutwane is now someone's girlfriend. Image supplied by Tsholofelo
  • After being friends for months on social media, Tsholofelo Modutwane and her now-boyfriend decided to meet for lunch for the first time.
  • But it was no ordinary lunch at a Sandton restaurant.
  • It turned out to be a memorable and flattering moment she says she will replay in her mind for a long time. 


A table beautifully set by the poolside, flowers, and a plate of cake written, 'Be My Girl' made a beautiful start to Tsholofelo Modutwane's relationship with her new boyfriend.

We caught up with the smitten lady just days after she moved from the friendzone to the relationship zone.

"Honestly, with or without that big proposal, the answer was still going to be 'yes'. That man is everything and more I prayed for, and he's amazing," Tsholofelo tells us. 

She was ecstatic, even teary because it was the first time a man had made such an effort to prove his interest and love to her.

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The unforgettable proposal that still has Tsholofelo Modutwane blushing. Image supplied by Tsholofelo

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"I had absolutely no idea about the proposal. The only hint I got was the flowers. I thought it was just going to be a typical first date," she says, adding that she made sure to look her best.

"I was so nervous. It had been four months of talking to each other, and I only knew him from pictures shared online. So, I didn't know what to expect." 

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She was all dressed up for a first date, little did she know that things were about to be official. Image supplied by Tsholofelo

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"A lot of us (women) have given up on the love front.  As shallow as it may sound, but prayer worked for me. After my last heartache, I wrote all the qualities I want in a man on a piece of paper," she says.

"I'm a sucker for love despite what people say about it and how unrealistic my idea of a perfect partner is. Those who are close to me would tell you that I refused to settle for anything less."

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The proposal was a surprise but it was a big yes from her. Images supplied by Tsholofelo 

Tsholofelo says her boyfriend ticked all the boxes. "Not forgetting that he has a great sense of style, which I think is one of the reasons we started talking as I'm also big on fashion. He is my number one hype man," she says. 

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