This Day

On this day, three years ago, WordPress sent me a notification that a reader had liked my post, The Wacky Things Cheating Women Say.

If you have a WordPress account then you know every time someone likes or comments on your post they suggest you read their blog as well and link to three different posts. So I did. I figured I’d see what Divine Doorknobs had to say.

I read a heartfelt blog by a man who had put up with more crap than a person should have to. I read his blog as he detailed the ups and downs of being married to an alcoholic. One entry would be positive and almost giddy with relief that she was sober and working. Then the next would be the sad realization that she was drinking again. I read the whole thing from the very beginning until it culminated in her leaving him and his heart being shattered. His subsequent posts were heartbreaking in his yearning to get over her and find, as he put it, an honest love.

That day changed my life. I was going to meet the man that would turn out to be the love of my life, although I didn’t know it yet. We hadn’t made contact. I had no idea who he was. Our stories were so similar though that I had to comment. I didn’t do so thinking I was going to strike up any kind of a relationship with this person. I was just struck by the similarities and wanted him to know.

It wasn’t until the next day he responded to my comments and offered up his number with an invitation to be someone I could vent to. I told him then that I was an awful texter, plus I worked two jobs neither of which was conducive to texting. AND, I went to bed at the same time toddlers did, thanks to my super early job at Target.

The rest is, as they say, history. I have fallen madly in love with this wonderful man. He is the best thing that has ever happened to me. He is the sweetest, funniest, most romantic man in the world. He has staged elaborate, romantic evenings and he has washed out my shitty jeans. He makes me laugh and he listens when I rage on about injustices in life. He rubs my back if I ask and he’ll run and grab conditioner for me if I forget it and we’re at a hotel with no amenities. He is the smartest man evah! He is handsome and sexy. He knows exactly what to say. He is always up for anything- canoeing, kayaking, camping, ice skating, hiking. You name it he’s willing to give it a try. Because he’s up for anything I’m more likely to go outside of my comfort zone. He believes in me. He thinks I can do anything. He is exactly what a partner should be. He is my mobster, my love. He is the one that made me smile again after two really awful years.

Happy Anniversary, baby! These last three years have been fantastic. I love you more!

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13 thoughts on “This Day

  1. This picture says it all.
    I was reading his blog before I found yours, lol. My heart definitely hurt for someone who loved an Addict.

    Knowing he has found love from someone who knows it’s value is a beautiful thing. It gives me hope.

    Enjoy your weekend together
    Anne

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    1. Thanks! We have three sets. I think my favorite is the one with bacon and eggs where he has a slice of bacon on his and it says, “Don’t go bacon my heart,” and mine has an egg on it and it says, “I couldn’t if I fried.”

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  2. YOU LOOK SPECTACULAR!!!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    Your Mobster is right: You are Glowing!
    Brings a happy tear to my eyes seeing you together again and working together towards a new season in your lives, one you get to write, direct in and star in. It’s a beautiful thing to see, what a great post. Enjoy every second, Sam and Mobster! Always rooting for you bothπŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ»

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      1. You’ve done all the work, figured it out and executed it all! You are phenomenal,
        What kind words, SweetSam!XO

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  3. Holy cow you both look fantastic! Fit! Healthy! Congratulations to your healing together – it clearly is good for you guysβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Happiness shows and glows.

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