A Mommy Blog About Raising Men, Not Boys.

Friday, February 13, 2009

What Real Love Looks Like

  • Real love makes sure the coffee pot is filled for you every morning so that when you are getting ready for work you have some delicious hot Joe to drink.
  • Real love doesn't lie to you about how you look, it tells you that something doesn't make you look your best. (It Ain't The Jeans)
  • Real love is the first person you want to touch when you wake up, and the last one you want to touch as you fall asleep.
  • Real love has bad days and arguments and fights.
  • Real love lets each other down.
  • Real love picks each other back up.
  • Real love remembers what you like and buys that brand at the store.
  • Real love cries at the thought of living without you.
  • Real love forgives you even when you make them mad and you are wrong.
  • Real love is thoughtful more than one day in the year.
  • Real love sends something more interesting than red roses.
  • Real love is not beautiful.
  • Real love has zits in embarrassing places.
  • Real love is never a question, it's reality is solid.
  • Real love will tease you,but not hurt your feelings.
  • Real love remembers stories you tell about being little, and tries to bring them back to life for you.
  • Real love is so strong that even bad times seem OK when you are past them.
  • Real love has no fashion sense.
  • Real love looks forward to talking to you, but does not obsess about talking to you.
  • Real love gives you gifts like William Hung's CD for Easter, as a joke.
  • Real love doesn't have to like your friends. They just have to respect that you like them.
  • Real love doesn't talk crap about their mate on plur,twitter,blogs or elsewhere.
  • Real love eats Steak N Shake even when they are sick of it and tired of it being suggested. (TY Honey you rule)
  • Real love knows which farts are yours.
  • Real love involves things which are unpleasant and not pretty.
  • Real love cleans up the puke while you hose off the kids.
  • Real love runs to the store in the middle of the night for you, without a question. For PADS. And MIDOL.
  • Real love never lies about your hair. If it's bad, they tell you.
  • Real love holds your hand when you are scared.
  • Real love kills spiders.
  • Real love is what I have. And I am so unbelievably lucky - you just don't even know.

    I love you sweetheart. Thank you for being all of this AND MORE.


Frank said...

I hope that was about me because it sure made me happy. I love you so much, even when I hate you. And who said that William Hung CD was a joke?

Rebecca said...

Awwwww...how sweet! And so true - did you marry my husband too? Oh wait my CD was Cristy Lane for Kwanzaa, maybe they are related your husband and mine.

Lumpyheadsmom said...

Real love makes me tear up at work a little bit.

Samara Barzane said...

You've married my husband too ? Wonderful post full of important things to never forget.