That was 1991, we're about to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary and have two kids.
But you know when you have found someone special and you stick with each other despite each other's changes - and you also realise that the grass isn't always greener on the other side.
Richard Ellor, Altrincham, Cheshire Met my wife at her freshers week, my 4th year her 1st.
There are points in favour of a university romance lasting.
Relationships which are built on common ground, including intellectual similarities, have a better chance of lasting than those that cross all kinds of divides, he says.
We started going out at the end of our first year and despite my being on a placement for a year of our time at Uni in another city our relationship survived.
At the end of Uni we both got jobs in London and have been living together for 18 months now.
We are now 31 and 32, have been married for 3 years, and have a gorgeous 1yr old boy.
In the last 12 years we have admittedly had our ups and downs, and are now both very different people than we were at University.
But women are seen as more attractive at a younger age than men, and males with a strong social standing often pick a more youthful female partner.
"It's good they both have a university background but it might be that William's eventual partner is going through university now, five years later," says Mr Wilson.
"You haven't found yourself then and don't know what you're going to do, necessarily.