But Ted, who had ended a seven-year relationship at the ripe age of 23, wasn’t interested in looking any further ahead than his trip to Europe – which he insisted he would do solo.
Inter-clique dating was quietly discouraged at their high school – and even if she was willing to break the rules, she still had to answer to her parents.
She played the housemaid, he played the farmhand – and they quickly assumed the roles of girlfriend and boyfriend as well.
“We lived within walking distance, so we saw each other every day,” says Seaneen.
“I would always think, Well, God, how can I like someone from Grade 10 so much?
But I was myself with Cory.” Four years after Amanda and Cory first met, she moved back to her old neighbourhood.
They were married last September and look forward to starting a family.