For My Wife

Sometimes we take our spouses for granted, believing they will always be there, that there care will be constant, that there attention is always going to be on you, and they will always be at our side.

But sometimes us men forget to return the favor. We forget to tell them our love is unconditional, our eyes are only for them, and we will lead them out of danger, follow their experienced instruction, and be at their side though hell and high water, through the good times and the bad times, so long as we live. Yep, like it says in our vows.

Because we are men, it takes time to put the words together. Because we are men, sometimes we can’t find these words. Because we are men, sometimes we don’t know how to say these words. Because we are men, sometimes we often forget to say these words.

So I found a few people who have said it best.

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
– Dr. Seuss

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
– A. A. Milne

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
– Robert A. Heinlein

In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours.
In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.
– Maya Angelou

When I see your face,
there’s not a thing that I would change,
’cause you’re amazing –
Just the way you are.
– Bruno Mars

I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.
– J.K.K. Tolken

I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
– The Alchemist

If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.
– Haruki Murakami

I’ve been in love with you since the very beginning.
You asked why there isn’t anyone else in my life, and the reason … is you.
– Julie James

All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.
– Ed Sheeran

My heart is and always will be yours.
– Jane Austen

It’s crazy how much one person can affect you.
– unknown

Cause all of me loves all of you.
Love your curves and all your edges.
All your perfect imperfections.
Give your all to me...
I’ll give my all to you…
You’re my end and my beginning.
– John Legend

Whilst I want to say so much more, I know my amazing wife is easily embarrassed and annoyed. So that’s all, at least for now.

If this gave you feel-good goose-bumps and you’re saying “Awwww, he’s so cute”, thanks. So is my wife. :)


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