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Marriage Is Not What Everyone Think It Is.
It's not waking up early every morning to make breakfast and eat together. It's not cuddling in bed together until both of you peacefully fall asleep. It's not a clean home and a homemade meal every day.
It's someone who steals all the covers and knees you in the face because the bed is too small for both of you. It's slammed doors and few harsh words, fights and the silent treatment. It's wondering if you've made the right decision.
It is, despite all of those things, the one thing you look forward to every day.
It's coming home to the same person every day that you know loves and cares about you. It's laughing about the one time you accidentally did something stupid.
It's about eating the cheapest, easiest meal you can make and sitting down together at 10 pm to eat because you both had a crazy day. It's when you have an emotional breakdown and your love lays on the floor with you and holds you and tells you everything is going to be okay and you believe them. It's when "Netflix and chill" literally means you watch Netflix and hang out.
It's about still loving someone even though they make you absolutely insane.
Living with the person you love is countless fights about absolutely nothing, but is also having a love that people spend their whole life looking for.
It's not perfect and it's hard, but it's amazing and comforting and the best thing you'll ever experience.
(don't know original source. Found on FB with no link)

10 years.

10 years married to my best friend.
10 years married to the man of my dreams.
10 years with the love of my life.

10 years ago I said "I do" and I'd say it again and again and again.

It doesn't feel like 10 years. Sure, we've gotten older (and fatter lol). Kids have grown some too. But our love hasn't changed, wait, yes it has, it just keeps growing.

I love you John, more than you'll ever know.

Can't wait for our 20th anniversary.

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