So, tomorrow is four years to the day that Jake and I met and started a whirlwind and largely long-distance romance. It’s also two years since we moved in together (more or less). I feel so, so lucky to have met such a fantastic partner. Here are some of the things I appreciate most about him:
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Today is three and a half years since Jake and I met. Things are going great! I don’t have much to add, so I am throwing in a recent e-mail exchange. Enjoy!
You made me so happy this morning when you said that I was the best thing in your life. I try really hard for that to be the case (even though like I said in my card earlier this week I feel like I fail a lot). [Note: I’d gotten him a card and a bottle of wine for being patient and covering some expenses for me until my freelance check came in.] I think you deserve Continuedand I think that relationships don’t just stay great – you have to try, even if you’ve been together for years.
Sometimes, just when everything is going more smoothly than ever, you begin to feel vaguely dissatisfied with your life…not unhappy. Maybe just bored. Now that the BF and I have moved across town and we’ve settled into a routine, I think he has started to feel that way somewhat (he, like most of us, goes through these phases periodically – they don’t seem to always have such a specific trigger).
We were walking the dog and he said that while he anticipated that we would look back on these days as among the best of our lives, he was craving something exciting and different – something to shake up the regular routine. Continued