My One True Love

Are you married?  In a serious relationship?  I often think back to the first time I saw my husband.  The first time I saw him I knew he was special.  As we dated, I wanted it to be forever.  I even insisted that we have the really big talks before our relationship got serious.  My heart was already his though.  Now I think about our life together.  All of the things we did wrong.  The things we did right.  How we got to where we are right now, especially around Mother’s Day.  Mother’s Day is a very special day in our house.  It’s one of many days that I celebrate my incredible children and husband.  The people that make me who I am.

I am so in love with my husband.  My love for him is tremendously different today then it is was all of those years ago.  My love for him was so young…immature.  But I did love him with all of my being.  There were many times, both before and after our wedding, that I thought our love for one another wouldn’t be enough to carry us through the tough times but it always did.  And I believe now that it always will.  I know now that God made us for one another.  We fit perfectly together in every way.

The biggest difference in our relationship is my trust in his love for me.  I always believed that he would leave me for someone prettier, smarter, more interesting.  My husband is handsome and fun to be with.  He’s a really great person.  Even after five years of us being together though, I was afraid that he would decide our marriage wasn’t worth the work and leave me.  I know now that he will never leave me.  He loves me.  He cherishes me.  He works very hard every day to please me and make me happy.  My husband makes me feel deep in my soul that I truly am loved.  He has given my life the meaning that I always searched for.

Our children are amazing people and I have been blessed to be able to be a full-time mom to them for all of these years.  My husband has always supported that choice and he has worked incredibly hard to help make it work.  He has always supported any of my endeavors.  He encourages me so much and I feel his love surrounding me always.

All this is not to say that my husband is perfect.  He’s not perfect, except for me.  We disagree sometimes.  We get annoyed with one another.  But we always know that, in the end all that really matters is our love for each other.