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A Love Letter to My Husband…


How do I love you? Let me count the ways…
I love that even though you work 50-70 hours a week, you still come home in the evening and play with our kids – who have been missing you like crazy all day long and loudly proclaim it.
I love that you unload AND load the dishwasher when I ask you out of desperation as I’m frantically trying to finish dinner in time for us to eat BEFORE the kids have to go to bed.
I love that you don’t say a word when your work pants haven’t been washed for two weeks and you still manage to wear them two or three times before I get to the lingering piles of laundry – that you trip over when you come home late from work.
I love that you have been patient with my mood swings, hormonal changes, and depressive phases – and you still want to have more babies with me even knowing what pregnancy does to said hormones and mood swings.
I love that you experiment with making food – and you don’t give up until you actually make me something that’s edible.
I love that you decided to shave your face until we got out of debt – even though you know I like you better with the facial hair.
I love that you are okay with me staying home and writing instead of using the degree I got into debt to get – so that some day in the future, I might actually bring in an income from the career of my dreams. Even though said debt is being paid off by your 50-70 hours a week.
I love that you said amen at the end of your speech at our wedding. Regardless of how much it made me laugh, it was SO apropos. So let it be…
I love that you are so desperate to be a good father to your daughter and son that you are willing to bend over backwards for them – even when you are tired and worn out.
I love that you don’t care whether the housework is done as long as our kids are taken care of and loved – and my writing gets done…
I love that you read my stories – or force me to read them to you. It’s good practice.
I love you for your off the wall humor and your visionary, questing spirit.
I love you.


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