To my love on his birthday
Today is a special day it’s my husband’s birthday! I know this day is very special to me, because he was born to become my love, and my life. I’ve known my husband for a long time, as he went to school with my sister. I’ve wrote about our love story here, but today I write about why I love him so much.
You can really discover a lot about a person when you’ve known them for thirty years. Yes that’s 3-0, three decades of crushing on him and his smile that still makes the butterflies float in my tummy. My belly that housed our precious son’s and my body that nourished them through nearly 10 years of marriage. This love of mine has never wavered, for as long as I’ve known him I wanted to be his one and only.
Now he slumbers peacefully as I’m too excited to sleep and need to write this. I adore him so much, when others saw a little punk kid trying to look grown up; he saw the real me batting my blue eyes. I only told my Mom and Gram of my crush on him. I wouldn’t even tell my sister for fear I might get teased. If you have an older sibling you know what I’m writing about.
My Mom and Gram would never tell my secret and I never would tell my love either. Well, until many years ago when after a few drinks shared I couldn’t contain my enthusiasm for the truth! I was only 12 when we met that fateful and happy day at a hockey game. He was 17 playing hockey and ready to graduate. I didn’t care though I saw him and he captured my interest and my heart.
It didn’t matter what our age difference was I believed if it was meant to be it would. He moved away right after graduation but I kept tabs on him through mutual friends. Then I found out he moved away to another province and I moved there as well before graduation. I tried to find him but alas, it wasn’t meant to be. Then I moved back to my hometown to cure myself from my homesickness and graduate with my friends.
I found out through my cousin that my love had moved back too! I kept a low profile as I was preparing for exams. I still had an interest in seeing him after all those years. I had done some growing up of my own and I wasn’t that kid sister anymore. Then as fate would have it he literally walked back into my life. It was at a friend’s birthday party and I was bouncing and battening and making sure my friend’s apartment wasn’t getting trashed. Then I see him and all my care taking and “Mother henning behaviour flew out the window! My heart was captured once again and this time I wasn’t letting this prize winning catch go. We stayed up the rest of the night talking, laughing, and yes even sobering up.
He had to go to work the next day and I had to clean up after the party. We parted ways but we’re content on seeing each other again. Back to school and reality, and phone numbers exchanged and no phone calls were made. Well I did some serious thinking and praying and a week later I called him. I was excited and nervous so I made the date to meet some friends at the theatre.
That date was a lifetime ago and I still remember it like it was yesterday. What I wore, the smell of his cologne, and the movie we watched. My mind and my heart will never forget that first tender, soft, kiss that left me with all the romantic stereotypes. Weak in the knees, butterflies, and breathless and wanting more! That’s what happens when two energies collide, pure pulsating magic.
It wasn’t always easy as there were naysayers on both sides of the coin that said we would never last. And here we are outlasting a lot of those marriages that came to be before ours. I still remember the best compliment we ever received was from my husband’s aunt.
“I would never know you were together for a long time. It’s like you both just met and have fallen in love and it’s a privilege to witness that.”
I will never forget that compliment nor the 200 people who came out to celebrate on our wedding day. To my husband, my heart, twin soul, and lover for life. Happy birthday and thank you for blessing mine and our sweet son’s life with your love. You are loved, respected, and appreciated and are our gift to have everyday. ❤️
18 thoughts on “To my love on his birthday ”
What a beautiful tribute to your love! There is something so refreshing about people celebrating love, especially when there is so much negativity out there.
Happy Birthday to your husband! I hope you both have a fabulous day!!
Thank you so much I’m very happy to be happily married. In an overwhelming level of negativity he is my positive. ?❤️
Wishing a very happy birthday to the love of your life. And your love story is a beautiful one to read ❤.
Oh thank you so much Ameena I really appreciate your reading it. ?❤️
Ahhh, how sweet! 😉
Thank you so much for reading and commenting. ?
Bless your beloved’s birthday, and bless you for this sweet tribute. I feel the same about my own dear hubby. 🙂
Thank you so much I’m so happy that you’re happy too. ?
This is ‘True Love’ right here!!
You two make a sweet sweet couple!!?
??Happy Birthday To Jeff!! ??
Awe thank you so much Colleen I will pass along your wishes. You and Bob are an inspiration to us. ❤️
You really did find the fairy tale love of your life….how wonderful…its so nice to read/hear about them when you are lucky enough to come across….Happy Birthday wishes to your beloved and what a great love story…brought tears to my eyes…..
Awe thank you so much for saying so. I will pass along your wishes to my husband. ?
I’m a day late but tell your husband to have a very happy birthday from me.
Thank you Mike, I appreciate it. Ive missed seeing you in WordPress land. ?
I think this year could be the year I finally disappear up myself, lol. I have been making posts but haven’t been on line as much as I normally am.
I understand Mike, we all need to unplug every once in awhile. ?
I am really late. Please pass on my birthday wishes to your husband.
Thank you so much, I sure will. ?