Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) is the main character of How I Met Your Mother and the narrator (voiced by Bob Saget) telling his children how he met their mother.
Ted is an architecht who decides to he's ready to meet his soulmate when his friends / roommates Marshall and Lily get engaged. He's had several girls he's dated on the show, but obviously none of which have definitely been the mother yet.
Notable women he's dated have included Victora, who moved to Germany, Robin, who's now just a friend and a member of the group, and Stella who he almost married.
You will be shocked kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever. That's why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it.Ted
Sometimes things have to fall apart to make way for better things...we're done here.Ted