Saturday, October 27, 2012

My husband

Tomorrow is my husband's 30th birthday. It's so crazy for me to think about because I've known him since he was fourteen-years-old. We've been together since he was sixteen.

He was one of my best friends. It's so funny, before we started dating he used to always joke around and call me beautiful. I thought it was just a friendly thing. Like I've said before I was friends with a lot of boys and to all of them, I was totally in the "friend category". Well, I guess not to all of them, I just didn't realize it.

My mom used to tease me all the time and say I would marry him one day to which I would laugh and tell her she was crazy. "We're just friends" I said over and over. I thought she was ridiculous because her whole reasoning was our dog who hated everyone, loved him from the start.

There was a dance...winter formal where I went with a guy friend and he went with his current girlfriend. We all posed for pictures and here's one of us...not together, but together ;) (notice how he has his whole head shaved except his bangs, lol).


This picture was more "proof" to my mom, but again, he didn't see me that way. We were friends, I insisted over and over.

Well he did. One day we were sitting in the living room of his house. He was building a fire. It was November. He looked really lost in thought and I asked, "What are you thinking about?"

And he replied simply... "You..."

And we've been together ever since.

He's my best friend. There's no one I could ever trust the way I trust him. We still laugh together. We still talk to each other. The other night we were at dinner and we were talking about my writing and how amazing this year has been and he made an off comment that started with, "We've always dreamed a lot..." I don't know why that struck me so much, but we HAVE. We've always sat around and made all these fun, silly plans for "someday" and even though half of them probably won't come true, it's one of my favorite things to do with him. Dream.

So! A HUGE HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my husband, Dom. I can't imagine my life without him.

Here's a picture of us together this summer.




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18 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! That one word "You" gave me butterflies... You guys are both models... Such a lovely couple... I loved this post! <3

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    1. He had skills, Morgan. LOL. Little flirt he was ;)

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  2. That's such a gorgeous story! I can't imagine what my life would be like if I'd married the guy I was with at sixteen.... Not what it is now, I'm sure...

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  3. Oh, you made me all teary eyed! Now I know why you write such amazing books and love stories! Happy birthday to your husband!

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  4. Aww, love it! And congrats on your awesome year!

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  5. Aw, dang, you went and made me tear-up. *sniffles* Love this! Happy birthday, Dom!

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  6. aaww no wonder you write so great lover storys and great friends to lovers storys ♥

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  7. Birthday wishes form a very wintery and sunny Estonia, also good luck to both of you with your dreaming since they can come true, even if they seem a little crazy at first! Your story is such a cutiepie and I'm so happy to know that true love is really out there =)

    Siiri

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  8. I love this post. Happy Birthday to your husband Dom!

    Your love story is just beautiful!!

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  9. Love your story! The "You..." comment, made me sight. Happy Birthday to your hub. My hub and I have 'the blue dress' story and 'the circle' story. I'll have to share them sometime. Might make a good V-day post in February. New follower!

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  10. Awwwww....I knew he had to be "the best". What a great story. What a great role model for all those boys in your books to love up to.

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  11. **Sighhhhh** Now that's a real love story!

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  12. **Sighhhhh** Now that's a real love story!

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  13. Totally love that story!! YOU!!! Love it.

    Valerie
    StuckInBooks.com

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  14. Ahh, that's such a sweet story. Happy Birthday to him.

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  15. Big Happy Birthday to your hubby. Such a great story! :D

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