Jennifer Berger had found her perfect man: Michael Weller. The two had been inseparable for the past seven years, and lived together in Carmel. Everything was wonderful...
He just didn’t want to get married.
The two had met in 2005, when Jennifer was 23 and Michael 26. Although they’d attended rival high schools—she Walter Panas High School, and he Lakeland High School—they never crossed paths until they both visited in New Orleans. She was there to celebrate her girlfriend’s 25th birthday; he for a bachelor party.
“My girlfriends and I were standing in line for a trolley ride, and he and his friends were behind us,” Jennifer recalls. “He asked if we were from New York, and we...