For Cobar couple Carlie Mulligan and Ron Piggot, Valentine's Day is going to mean so much more than a day to show your loved one just how much they mean to you.
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The couple will start the rest of their lives committed to one another when they marry on Friday.
It was Valentine's Day last year when Carlie Mulligan was saying yes to Ron Piggot as he dropped to one knee and proposed to her.
This year the pair will get married in Dubbo.
Miss Mulligan said the proposal is a memory she will never forget.
"It was lovely. Being Valentine's Day just makes it all the more special."
The loved-up couple has been dating since towards the end of 2017, but say they can't remember what it's like without the other.
"We don't feel like we've only been together a couple of years," Miss Mulligan said.
"It feels like we've known each other for a lifetime.
"We worked together for many years, but we never really knew each other.
""We just connected, it felt like love at first sight.
"It's like I knew he was the one when we met and I just could not get enough of him, still can't," she laughs.
Miss Mulligan said the pair share a bond over how similar they are.
"We go hand in hand, we were made for each other.
"He's the same as me. We're like two peas in a pod. He's my best friend, we do everything together, we just always have."
Miss Mulligan is proof that there is no right time for you to meet your soulmate, and sometimes the person you're meant to marry is right under your nose without you even realising it.
Before meeting Mr Piggot, Miss Mulligan said she'd "given up" on love.
"Up until I met Ron I was just on my own, I was just focusing on work," she said.
"I'd given up, to be honest, and I'm not a negative person, but I was just focused on working.
"When you reach your early thirties, you're kind of looking to settle down, start a family. As I got gradually older, I was like, well it hasn't happened.
"I think I got past wanting to have that, so I wasn't out there searching for someone."
Mr Piggot said marriage symbolises a promise to your significant other that you will be with them for life.
"I just want to spend the rest of my life with Carlie," Mr Piggot said.
Miss Mulligan said marriage means the duo will be committed to each other, and grow old together.
"Waking up with Ron in my life by my side everyday is still as exciting now as it was years ago," she said.
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