Want Some? - Redditor hardshell1919. - Redditor honestyfish, "I realized one day that my wife was the first woman I'd dated to genuinely make me laugh, even when I didn't want to. Everything in that moment was perfect, I just stopped and smiled. "Leaving her place after she fell asleep, I have to say I cried every time, I was so scared and helpless. The woman my wife had the affair with broke if off with her but I believe my wife truly cared for her. Some time later, he went back into the restaurant to pick up our food, but it took longer than either of us expected because I guess they were backed up. # LoveWhatMatters Recently, I realized I fell in love. I never presumed she would come. I think it was what I thought was love at the time. (I think I’m going to write a post on this). Thank you for sharing. I told her that I loved her, but that I had to leave. Not exactly healthy, I guess. We're trying to find each other on the crowded street (I didn't really know the city at that time so I was kind of going in circles looking for her). "Haha so ridiculous, but just the thought that she cared so much about the small woodland critters as to go to those lengths really resonated with me." ', "It's a really good marriage. - Redditor, "Haha so ridiculous, but just the thought that she cared so much about the small woodland critters as to go to those lengths really resonated with me." She never could explain it and we could never predict beforehand when it would happen. She was just so cool and I had a habit of ruining every single relationship I was in. I felt so comfortable with her, as if we'd known each other for years. We ended up talking every single day for six months. Mellae. We both stopped and slow danced to Christmas music while I soaked in the happiest moment of my life." When we’re boldly engaged, as we “have to,” then we paddle ahead, looking forward. How I try to express. I can't really explain it. Job losses. But we became super close in a short amount of time and she got sick. Grief. My husband and I find ourselves in that sandwich generation — caring for children (one of whom has unique challenges), while we are simultaneously caring for an elderly parent. "At that point I was like, 'Ohhhhh, this is what I said I felt months ago. He thinks he's the lucky one, but he's wrong — he's the lens through which I see all the good in the world, so much so that he becomes it. The left bank is where I find my hubby, and where I land to recharge my batteries for another day. A Little Mentoring Goes A Long Way, Sexual Intimacy Variety? The right bank is where I can see the Lord, if I look and pray that way. "I was 16, and had been hanging out with this pretty little hippie chick for about six months. I protested, family drama, explaining his presence, not wanting him to have to deal with the situation. 19. This idea of coming together during times like you describe is foreign to me. "The next morning I was woken up by my aunt who told me quietly that grandpa had passed and she needed my help. ... new girl, a budding flower. Julie, thanks for your honesty and candor! He helped take care of my father. And by “expressing” — this could be during lovemaking or could be in conversations and dialogue when the clothes are on. Debilitating illnesses. Disappointment. There is a powerful side of a woman love in a man’s heart that reflects just that: …being safe!! When I look at him I just feel this really solid feeling — this sort of strong feeling of deep satisfaction with hints of pride that doesn't feel vulnerable to doubt or speculation — and I'm practically made of doubt and speculation. But since he’s a fuckboy, he will send an “i miss you” message one night and boy will I laugh so hard. I cried for the parts of me that feared the loneliness, the guilt, the potential feelings of failure. I also know, though, that if your partner asks why you love … On the first leg of the trip, we missed a flight and then the airport was closed because of a terrorist attack, so we were stuck in Liverpool with no luggage (we'd left it at the airport), soaking wet clothes, and no sleep. He's a keeper." - Redditor starryophonic. I looked at her and said 'I'm going to make you my wife so we should hang out after this.' She had an affair with another woman whom at the time she said she loved. - Redditor Omnilatent. Most important is know yourself and be yourself completely with others. My post-marriage dating experience had been amazing at first, yes. You are obviously anointed for this ministry. We have three children and our older are 12 and 10 and our youngest is 2. What does it have to do with me crying in my husband’s arms after experiencing such profound physical intimacy? "I know it's goofy and not very 'touching,' but that's when I realized that I was in love, because I didn't want anything to hurt her; not even bad news. Two years later and I realize that I still love my ex. "When I was reunited with her after close to 10 years. Account active So glad I read this today! I still listen to it at least once a day. He said sometimes he hasnt got the words for me, and can't tell me what i need to hear. Links may be monetized. We had spent short times together on either side of the country, but this was the first time we had spent a significant period of time together. Her parents have lost everything and she has been helping to take care of them as much as possible. I can't articulate how or why, I'm just not a words person, but I feel it really strongly. They grow up so fast! A baby on the way." She was just so cool and I had a habit of ruining every single relationship I was in. That was the moment." I cried because I was relieved. Some don’t. Our story possibly is not unlike your story. This was the start of so many triggers." YES. But after talking to her for a few days I realized I would rather keep her as a friend. I knew we both took each other as we were. Or I could lean into my husband’s arms and stop pretending that I’m invincible against life’s tragic edge. But we don’t. A baby on the way." Immediately I thought, 'Man that was close! Now I know why. But I can't tell you why. I was living far away at the time, so I couldn’t see them. He is overwhelmed with the responsibility of life in general, and at the moment, is rushing to get to his oldest son’s baseball game, of which he is the coach. "She prefers pancakes while I prefer waffles. Often, counselors can be really effective at helping a couple dialogue and heal and move past a place of dysfunction and disconnect. He concluded by saying he greatly looked forward to the day when he could finally return to our dirt mound. I cried the other night too, and I did not know why. I love art. Responsibilities that blind side. ... Every time I would talk about him and get teary-eyed she would start to cry as well. I love him like crazy." I was in love.” – Tom, 29. "He has a very raw, honest singing voice, one that carries emotion better than any other I've ever heard. | Intimacy in Marriage. I could just wait for my life to calm down. I quickly sprang to action and began helping with the arrangements. Haha I know it's weird, but I'm just a very over-emotional person, and I have such a strong love for him, that it makes me cry. Much to work on with the help of the Lord and you. I also found out that she had several horrible encounters with sex when she was very young. Pingback: Loving Your Spouse Through the Trials of Life - Singing through the Rain. There was always a spark between us but nothing ever happened. We were both heart broken and making love just overwhelmed me with emotions, but was very healing at the same time. Thanks for this post. - Redditor, "I realized one day that my wife was the first woman I'd dated to genuinely make me laugh, even when I didn't want to. Crazy right? Before when we started to get back together she would not say I love you or even kiss me for several weeks. I knew it wasn’t just anxiety. "I had assumed she was being dramatic as I had just seen him three weeks earlier and he was going pretty well.