7. Love is holding her hair when she pukes.
“Love—you just kind of know. You’re yourself. You don’t use one of those fakey ‘boyfriend/girlfriend voices.’ When you’re completely vulnerable, yet comfortable.
I’ve been married 10 years this coming December. I know how I show love and how my wife shows me love. Forgiveness. Respect. Compromise. Love is holding her hair when she pukes. Not going to bed angry—talking and working through troubles and arguments no matter how difficult the topic. That is key to ‘waking up happy.’ Not storming off in the middle of an argument.
Accepting you’re wrong. Undying respect, no matter what. You may be super mad at the other person for something entirely their fault; never lose respect. Forgiveness. Compromise. Doing things the other person enjoys because they enjoy it, and doing it with a smile on your face. Taking risks together.
Accepting there are just some things the other person won’t do. Compromise. Forgiveness. Respect.
Love is not chemical imbalances or physiological changes in your body. Love Is the feeling and joy you get when doing things FOR the other person.”
8. For me it was a quiet inner peace.
“For me it was a quiet inner peace. A feeling that life would be life with her and something far more insignificant without.”
9. When I realized that my wife is the first woman I’ve dated that I actually missed when I wasn’t with them; that was when I knew I wanted to be with her forever.
“A girl at work asked a bunch of us guys a question like this once. I think the exact question was, ‘When did you know you were going to marry your wife?’
My answer was, when I realized that my wife is the first woman I’ve dated that I actually missed when I wasn’t with them; that was when I knew I wanted to be with her forever. And then, after about a year of that feeling not changing our going away, I asked her to marry me.
Another guy I work with said he saw his wife destroy the fattest loaded burger, down her Texas cheese fries, and then gulp down her beer before ordering another. That was his clue. I guess love comes to each of us differently.”