Saturday, 7 September 2013

My Husband: My Best Friend





I realise that throughout this whole blog, I mention Reid in most every post, but I have never really taken the time to talk about him in depth.  I thought I might take this opportunity to explain some of the many things about him that are special, and just why I love him so much and can't imagine my life without him.

Reid and I have been together for almost six years now and have been married for just over six months.  Reid went to school with my best friend Sammy and I always had a crush on him purely based on his looks for a long time.  When I was sixteen, Sammy gave him my number at a party and we started to send each other text messages.  This went on for quite some time and I was smitten from the start.  We met in person in November 2007 and started officially dating on 3rd December after a few ups and downs.  Since that day, I have never looked back.

Reid is truly the kindest, most loyal and selfless person I have ever met.  He completely turned his life upside down for me since we started going out together and we have continued to grow and evolve as a couple in every regard. 

Reid is the only person who truly understands my anxiety disorder (sometimes when he leaves the room I have to follow him or I completely freak out for no reason) and he just accepts it and makes me feel OK within seconds.  He puts me first, always, much to a lot of his friends' disgust, but the fact that he values me so highly just sets in stone that he is the man for me.

He makes me laugh, we have the silliest personal jokes and although we are very different people with different backgrounds, we get along so well and have managed to merge our lives into one filled with love, joy and a willingness to make compromises for each other.

Of course we argue sometimes, but we never go to sleep without talking things through and making sure that whatever we are disagreeing about is fixed.  We talk about everything and I am never more relaxed than when I am spending time with Reid. He makes me feel special, beautiful and treasured and for that I thank him.

In short, I have been blessed with an incredible partner to share my life's journey with.  I am married to a man who makes me so proud every day and who loves me like nobody else ever could.  He is everything I have ever wanted and more and I thank God every day for bringing him into my life.


The lyrics to the song that we danced to on our wedding night:

"They Bring Me To You" - Joshua Radin

You looked like the sun
I was the only one
Who could stare until you were done shining on me
And as we drank our wine and let the world fade away
The sunrise tried to end it while we tried to stay

The rest of my life can't compare to this night, whoa oh
And only the heartaches have given me sight, oh oh
They bring me to you, yeah yeah
They bring me to you, yeah yeah

Moon pours through the ceiling tonight
Embraces us tight
Shows me we're right for each other
And as we lie here and let the world fade away
The sunrise tries to end it while we try to stay

The rest of my life can't compare to this night, whoa oh
And only the heartaches have given me sight, oh oh
They bring me to you, yeah yeah
They bring me to you, yeah yeah
They bring me to you, whoa oh
They bring me to you, yeah yeah

It's all about the first night and last,
Some people say
Well I love you so much more tonight,
More than yesterday

The rest of my life can't compare to this night, whoa oh
And only the heartaches have given me sight, oh oh
They bring me to you, yeah yeah
They bring me to you, yeah yeah
They bring me to you, Whoa oh
They bring me to you, yeah yeah

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