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52 things I love about my wife [Jun. 27th, 2014|11:16 am]
Διδαξον με τα δικαιωματα σου

  1. Her eyes.

  2. Her smile.

  3. She can cook!

  4. The way she holds me. Like everything that's wrong goes away as long as that hug can last.

  5. Her heritage. (It's interesting! I love learning more about her!)

  6. Her faith.

  7. Her clairvoyance.

  8. Her moral code.

  9. Her heart.

  10. Her beauty.

  11. Her kiss.

  12. Her hair.

  13. The way she smells.

  14. Her snore. (No, really! It comforts me. Always has.)

  15. The way she takes charge of what needs to be done.

  16. The way she draws near to me when she needs to.

  17. How much she loves.

  18. Her imperfections.

  19. How hard she works.

  20. How much she cares.

  21. How she serves friends in need.

  22. How she took me back when I didn't deserve it (or want it).

  23. Her talents with papercrafting.

  24. Her ability to make our space beautiful.

  25. Her special ability to make me feel like the most amazing man in the world.

  26. Her sense of humor.

  27. She makes me laugh.

  28. Her body.

  29. How every time she kisses me is like the first time.

  30. How happy she makes me feel.

  31. How right she makes me feel.

  32. How she makes me think there are no other women in the world.

  33. How organized she is.

  34. How she makes me feel at ease, like we have lots of time to spend together.

  35. How she calls me on my shit.

  36. How she lets me call her on her shit.

  37. How she brought me to her church without ever putting me under any pressure whatsoever.

  38. How we read "Snow Falling on Cedars" to each other in bed.

  39. How she calls me when she wants to hear my voice.

  40. How seriously she takes life.

  41. How she reads people.

  42. How she looks surrounded by 108 long-stemmed South American roses on Valentine's Day.

  43. Her loyalty to family.

  44. Her musical ability.

  45. Her creativity with a sewing machine.

  46. How she makes the holidays magical.

  47. How she can clean up the ugliest spills, literally and metaphorically.

  48. How she knew what she wanted to do with her vocation, figured it out, and went and did it.

  49. How responsible she is with finances.

  50. How much she dreams.

  51. How she lets me lead our family.

  52. How she doesn't give up.

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[User Picture]From: fringebenefits
2014-06-27 06:22 pm (UTC)
I want a man that is a lot like Dina. I hold her in high regard.
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[User Picture]From: jeffholton
2014-06-27 06:32 pm (UTC)
It is not possible for you to regard her highly enough. She is the most amazing woman in the world.

I am ashamed that it took being married to her for years for me to realize that. Nobody else has changed me, centered me, loved me, comforted me, cared for me, frustrated me, or been frustrated by me more.

But those 52 things are among a billion things that make all the bad worth waiting for all the good. When the good comes, it's explosive. It's amazing. It's fireworks and unicorns and rainbows.

Any man who has ever met her and then lost her is in the category of The Sorriest of All Men. I have no interest in joining that club, although there were once sorry days on which I pondered applying for a position on the leadership board. Those were miserable days indeed, for me. I'm sure they were not very much fun for her either.

This list hasn't changed much since 1999. If I have been a fool, it's in the fact that I hadn't posted it yet.

There is nothing that makes me happier than thinking about her.

No, I take that back. Being with her makes me happier than thinking about her. But I like both a whole lot.
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[User Picture]From: just_karyn
2014-06-28 01:38 am (UTC)
A really great list. I hope you have shared it with Dina, every wife/woman would love to hear these things. :)
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[User Picture]From: jeffholton
2014-06-28 05:32 am (UTC)
It's posted publicly.
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