Because We Love

#BecauseILoveYou I put you first every day,

Between asking you to tell me when you get home,

And focusing on you when I pray.


#BecauseILoveYou I try your favorite hobbies and foods,

Even when they don’t taste the best or make me smile like you do,

I make attempts to do what you want to do, all #BecauseILoveYou.


#BecauseILoveYou I open not only my heart but also my ears,

I comfort you and we hurt/laugh/scream together,

And I let you explore my fears.


#BecauseILoveYou I act on what I know is best,

I let us talk it out until we both need rest.

We can communicate without losing our minds, and I choose to listen #BecauseILoveYou.


#BecauseILoveYou I tell you what’s best for you to hear,

I can be truthful and I can respect you,

I hold nothing back,

Because being honest is being in the clear.


#BecauseILoveYou my hands are for caressing not bruising,

My lips are for kissing not wrong-doing,

And I respect your body the way I know you respect mine #BecauseILoveYou.


Because you love me, you don’t use piercing words and my heart stays intact,

You respect my boundaries and who I am as a woman,

You know my triggers, my downfalls, and when I need you you have my back.


Because you love me, “three words, eight letters” is the world’s greatest line,

We aren’t Chuck and/or Blair, but our stories are ours, and they are more than just fine.

You let me thrive in my element and do what I do, all because you love me.


Because you love me, we work. We are who we are for a reason,

We love with our minds, souls, and bodies, from season to season.

#BecauseILoveYou, we’re eternal. We’re able to simply breathe,

Our love cannot be broken because even when we are, we push through and we believe.


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Even when loving is tough, find love in your heart each and every day, love with an open heart, and love the world more than it loves you.

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