A Love Letter For The Boy Who Stayed

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My Dearest Love,

The duration of your stay in my life fathoms me. Do you not see the flaws that have scared away the rest of your kind? Do you not notice the insecurities that have held me back from loving you to the best of my abilities? Do you not realize how unworthy I am of you?

When we met, I was on the verge of giving up the dream I held closest to my heart. A dream that would make me a better woman, and an even better person through of the unlimited source of love that would flow in my veins every single day. The minute you showed up, I found myself trying to convince my excited heart that you weren’t the one. You couldn’t be. You looked just like the rest of them.

But then I started to get to know you. You treated me like somebody who wasn’t just another girl to lead on or fool around with for your guilty pleasures. You treated me like a friend; a person who you were comfortable around sharing details of your life you don’t normally share. You treated me differently, like a decent human being who was worthy of a simple and pleasant conversation. You treated me with love. From the very start.

Thank you for reminding me that there still men who know how to respect a woman. Who know how to treat one decently without the image of her naked body in the back of their mind as a reward for being nice to her. Thank you for letting me see what a gentleman looks like. You set the perfect example for other boys who are leading the same life path as you. You are living proof that the sun always shines the brightest over the horizon.

Thank you for showing me the way of loving someone with all their heart. A fearless type of love I have only witnessed through a small group of people. You’ve made me see how romance isn’t only visible in romantic gestures, but in everyday deeds. The way you care for me, take care of me, and always value what I have to say- are exactly the moments why I have fallen so deeply in love with you.

Thank you for telling me how beautiful I am to you. The way you acknowledge the beauty I have on the outside is as beautiful to hear as the beauty you see on the inside. I have prayed hard for a boy like you. I have prayed hard for someone who sees more importance on the beauty internally rather than what they see in front of them. I have hoped a while for someone whom I could feel the sincerity of their words as it would run through depths of the hopes and dreams I’ve had since I was a little girl. You are the best person I’ve ever known and the most loving being on the face of this planet.

What a long journey I’ve been through, to finally see, who you were exactly to be.

God has truly given me more than I could have ever imagined.


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