I’m not an easy man to love. I admit that. It took years for my wife to fully accept me for who I am. Probably because it took me so long to be honest with her. Sometimes it’s hard to explain what you’re feeling. To put it into words. I think with time I learned to show it in other ways. I made an effort, and she saw that, and I think that made all the difference. Sure, we have our “off” days. Who doesn’t? But our marriage is thriving because, even in the hardest moments - those nights when we fought like cats and dogs - she never lost sight of the man that I truly am. The man that she fell in love with. I might not be the best with words. I sure as hell have my flaws. But she accepts and loves me for who I am deep down. That’s more than I could ever ask for from a person. But somehow I found that person - and she’s waiting for me at home right now. She’s my wife. And I’m the luckiest man in the world.
What’s your secret to keeping your marriage fresh? Let me know in the comments section below.