Lauren Hummel and Theo Van Straten

Lauren Hummel and Theo Van Straten

How long have you been dating?

L: “Six months.”

T: “Six months.”


What is your favorite attribute about your significant other?

L: “Besides his eyes, he is always extremely thoughtful and a great listener.”

T: “Lauren’s dimples.”

What is your favorite memory with your significant other?
L:My favorite memory with Theo was probably the last time we hung out before we went on our first date. He was trying to teach me how to kneeboard, and I kept wiping out. It was a really fun evening, and that was the day I remember falling for him.”

T: “This is probably the hardest question for me to answer. My favorite memory would be the boat rides on the Fox in August.”


What is the key to a successful relationship?
L: “Good communication and similar interests.”

T: “The key to a successful relationship is having similar values.”


What is your favorite thing to do with your significant other?

L: “Trying new things, whatever it may be. It’s always a lot of fun.”

T: “Planless dates, here we pick an area like downtown DePere or the mall, for example, and go from there.”


Do you have any plans for Valentine’s Day?
L: “I’m sure he has something wonderful planned…hint hint.”

T: “Not at the moment. Most likely picking out socks to cover ankles.”


What’s your biggest pet peeve about your significant other?

L: “He always wants me to pick where to eat, and I’m extremely indecisive.”

T: “Whenever we play games, Lauren always beats me.”