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This Is My Vow To You

To my future husband,

I need you to know that you captured the whole of me the first time I met you. You encapsulated my heart on the palm of your hand, blew my mind away with your intelligence and wit, possessed my body with the warmth of your touch, penetrated the depths of my soul with those mesmerizing eyes. You owned me from that night that I saw your name, that same night we first talked.

I need you to know that I fell madly in love with you that night. I wanted to see you again; I hoped and prayed to talk to you and spend more time with you. That night, I knew I would do anything and everything to catch a glimpse of you. But as I fell for you, the barriers of my past decisions restricted me from letting you know. I knew back then that what I feel for you, regardless of its strength, is impossible, and this fact killed me.

But as I slowly die in denial of the truth, my heart keeps bursting with joy whenever you are around. It struggled to tell you how immense the feeling is. I want to tell you that I can take the risk and cross the barriers that hinder me from loving you. I can move mountains to catch a glimpse of you. I can swim the deepest of the oceans to make you smile. I can travel across galaxies and universes to hold your hand. I can go to hell and back to be with you and permanently have you in my life.

As time went on, we remained where we were as I fell deeper in love with you. One night, you told me you loved me ever since, and my heart leaped with happiness. Bursting into tears, I told you what I have long felt. I told you that you are the air that I breathe, the water that makes my life flow, the man I envision myself marrying. You are the epitome of perfection, the embodiment of my fondest dreams, the most genuine meaning of love. Anywhere with you is home, and owning your heart is heaven.

Having you in my life is more than a blessing. We’ve journeyed far, and as we embark on the rest of our lives together, here’s my vow to you: I will never let go, regardless of what or where life brings us. I cannot promise to be the perfect wife, but I promise to do my best and stay true no matter what. I will choose you through all the highs and lows, put you on top and prioritize you all the time. I will hold your hand through the rage of future storms and as tides get rough on us. I will take care of you in sickness and in health. I will fight for you, guard and protect you with my own life. I will accept you wholly at your worst and will strengthen you at your weakest. I will take you during your darkest days and hug you tight during most fearful times. I will always look at you with adoration, respect you for who you are and the man you ought to become. I will keep you warm when everything else turns cold and gray. Mostly, I will love you forever, more than anything, above everything, next to God.

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Found and madly in love with her soulmate. Follow Erika Grace on Instagram or read more articles from Erika Grace on Thought Catalog.

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