Someone Asked Their Professor How He Knew He Wanted To Marry His Wife And His Response Was Beautifully Simple

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I love hearing stories about how people fall in love. It’s something that happens to all of us, but everyone’s story is just a little different — sometimes it’s love at first sight, sometimes it’s love after ten years. And sometimes the silliest, simplest things make you realize that you want to spend the rest of your life with that person.

When someone asked their professor how he knew he wanted to spent the rest of his life with his wife, they probably expected a complex answer. But honestly, what gets me the most about his confession is its simplicity.

According to Twitter user Tori, he responded:

“I took her to the grocery store to get ice cream and while she was picking out a flavor, I realized she was who I wanted to grocery shop with for the rest of my life.”

Okay, I’ll admit it, I’m tearing up a little, but I’m not the only one!

Some people don’t really get why the tweet is so touching, but honestly sometimes the most beautiful thing about love is how small moments suddenly take on such a bigger meaning.

The fact of the matter is that when we realize we want to spend the rest of our life with someone, it’s usually not some giant moment like in the movies. It’s not some huge revelation followed by dramatic confessions. Sometimes falling in love is just going to a grocery store to look for ice cream and finding so much more. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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