two

9 Nov

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Two years ago today I married my best friend. Such a cliché thing to say but it’s the truth. He is my favorite person. He is the bacon to my eggs. When we said “I do” I wasn’t sure what marriage entailed but I was sure that I was willing to step into the unknown with him. I knew with every fiber of my being that he was the one that I wanted to spend my life with. He was the one I wanted to share my whole heart with. He was the one I wanted to go on adventures with. He was the one I wanted to build a home and family with. He was the one I wanted to experience it all with.

He was the one.

So much has happened over the last two years- personal struggles, career heart breaks and victories, loss, joy, laughter, surprises, triumphs, sadness, growth…the list goes on. Marriage is indeed hard work, just like anything worthwhile in life. I’ve learned the rewards are huge though. Over the last two years we have seen each other’s flaws and imperfections and know each other better for it- actually I’d even go as far to say love each other more for them. Our marriage is not perfect; but it is my favorite thing. It’s the thing that brings me the most joy in my life. It’s the thing I am most proud of. It’s the thing I am most sure of.

The list of reasons that I love this man is long. I seem to add to it every day. He is a good human- like an exceptionally good human. He does the right thing even if nobody is watching. He’s fiercely loyal to those he cares about. He’s passionate about all things he touches- luckily that includes me. He never puts anything less than 100 percent in at all times. He means what he says. You can trust the words that come out of his mouth. He’s surprisingly funny…it’s a dry and sarcastic humor that comes when you least expect it. There is nobody that makes me laugh harder than he does. He’s a wealth of knowledge. I am shocked at the information that comes out of his mouth. Seriously, bring up any topic and he will have something to add to the conversation. He knows how to make a mean cup of coffee and brings me one every morning in bed. He is tender and loving- a hug from him can cure-all. He craves adventure, travel and new frontiers as much as I do. I feel most alive when we are on adventures together. He is attentive and intuitive. The depth of his soul surprises me daily. He has the most handsome face I have ever laid eyes on. I love every feature on it and often find myself thinking…I hope our future child gets his this or that. He loves me with his whole heart and doesn’t just tell me but makes me feel it every day. He lets me be me- he has never once tried to change me and that is the best feeling in the world. He has my back and there is nobody I trust more than him.

Dearest, Bri. I love you endlessly.

Happy 2nd wedding anniversary goose. I have a sneaking suspicion this next year is going to be a really good one.

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“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”
– Mignon McLaughlin

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20 Responses to “two”

  1. SewHaute November 9, 2015 at 7:57 am #

    ☺️💕✨

    • kate365til November 9, 2015 at 8:48 pm #

      Thank you, Alex! I have you to thank for bringing us back together.

  2. cravesadventure November 9, 2015 at 8:09 am #

    Beautiful – Congrats – Celebrate the L-O-V-E 🙂

  3. Liz Hott November 9, 2015 at 8:20 am #

    Beautiful! Happy Anniversary – heres to many more perfectly imperfect years together ❤

  4. Mark November 9, 2015 at 9:11 am #

    Wow……just wow..how beautiful !!!!!!

  5. Sarah November 9, 2015 at 9:23 am #

    Happy anniversary!!!

  6. the usual bliss November 9, 2015 at 10:11 am #

    You little shmoops. What a beautiful love letter to your hubs. Happy anniversary! Cheers to many more.

  7. Amy November 9, 2015 at 6:09 pm #

    Happy Anniversary you two. Seriously had tears in my eyes while I was reading this. Here is to a lifetime more of anniversaries and falling in love every day.

    • kate365til November 9, 2015 at 8:44 pm #

      Awe thank you, Amy! I appreciate your sweet words. You’re next!! Can’t wait to follow along with your journey into marriage xx

  8. righteousbruin9 November 9, 2015 at 8:19 pm #

    Happy Anniversary! Keep on falling in love, again and again. I know, from experience, how exhilarating it is.

    • kate365til November 9, 2015 at 8:41 pm #

      It’s the very best feeling in the world:)

  9. liz November 10, 2015 at 2:03 am #

    What a beautiful tribute with lovely, deep reflections. Happy Anniversary to you two!! xoxo

  10. Diane @ Life of Di. November 10, 2015 at 5:03 am #

    This is so beautiful OK! I’m so excited to see what the coming year brings for you both. Happy second anniversary!

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