Fifteen real couples share their first-dance stories.

The couple: Christy and Pat

The song: "Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel

Who played it: DJ WaltDigz from Añejo Productions

"One day I told Pat I was feeling gross and frumpy," says Christy, "so he put on 'Just the Way You Are' and started dancing with me. It made me feel so special, I never forgot it—so we decided it had to be our first-dance song. I actually broke my toe and a bone in my foot two weeks before the wedding, but I was determined to ditch the surgical boot and go ahead and perform our dance (though in flats instead of my stunning heels). Of course, Pat told me this made the song even more fitting."