An Open Letter To My Dearest Boyfriend

An Open Letter To My Dearest Boyfriend

Thank you for being a blessing.

In nine days you will be home and in twelve days it will be Christmas. It is possible that this could be our last Christmas together for a few years pending deployment and therefore gives more importance to you being home this year. I could not be more thankful to be spending Christmas with you and wont ever take that for granted.

Currently, you are busy where you are and even though I can talk to you at Christmas its back to no communication for a while and not knowing what you are doing. As difficult as that sounds, it is okay. I know you are doing what you love and because you are doing what you love I can be happy too. Despite our differences in career choices, we support and love one another unconditionally.

I cannot wait to do all our favorite things when you come home cause we always make the most of our time together. The saying, "distance makes the heart grow founder" couldn't be more true. Each and every time I get to be in your arms again gets better and better.

On the contrary, yes saying goodbye does not get easier. However, that is not the point. The point is that despite where you are in the world and despite where I am there is nothing that can come between us.

To me you are more than just some guy I fell in love with. You're my best friend and the person who I can see forever with and forever is pretty exciting. You are a very admirable person, one who has no selfishness, but only devotion to protect our country, to protect your family, and to protect me. There are many reasons to fall in love with such a guy, and any woman would be lucky, but I truly believe in God and his plan for each and every person in this world.

I believe God puts individuals together for a reason, to show them their strengths and to have them deal with their weaknesses. To learn how to build a life and to be content with the life you are living. To show you different perspectives on life, to show you how grateful you should be despite how grateful you think you are. To show you the blessings in your take time and reflect on those blessings and yes you are one of my biggest blessings and God shows me every day just how blessed I am.

One way by bringing you home for Christmas. Honestly, that is the most wonderful gift I could ever have is having you in my arms this holiday season. So my love, in just a few more days I will be the one at the airport holding up a sign and as soon as I see you I will be in tears, happy tears as I run and jump into your arms because you are home and wherever you are with me, that is home.

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An Open Letter To My Boyfriend's Mom

A simple thank you is not enough.

Your son and I have been dating a while now and I just wanted to thank you for everything.

Wow, where do I start? Ever since the day your son brought me into your home you have shown me nothing but kindness. I have not one negative thought about you and I am truly thankful for that. I first and foremost want to thank you for welcoming me with open arms. There are horror stories of mothers resenting their son's girlfriends and I am blessed there is no resentment or harsh feelings.

Thank you for treating me like one of your children, with so much love but knowing exactly when to tease me.

Thank you for sticking up for me when your son teases me, even though I know it’s all in good fun it's always comforting knowing you have someone by your side.

Thank you for raising a man who respects women and knows how to take responsibility of mistakes and not a boy who is immature and doesn’t take responsibility.

Thank you for always including me in family affairs, I may not be blood family but you do everything you can to make sure I feel like I am.

Thank you for letting me make memories with your family.

There is nothing I value more in this world then memories with friends and family and I am thankful you want and are willing to include me in yours. I have so much to thank you for my thoughts keep running together.

The most important thing I have to thank you for is for trusting me with your son. I know how precious and valuable he is and I won't break his heart. I will do everything I can to make him happy. This means more than you could ever imagine and I promise I will never break your trust.

The second most important thing I must thank you for is for accepting me for who I am. Never have you ever wished I looked like another girl or acted like another girl. You simply love and care for me and that’s all I could ever ask. Every person in this world is a unique different person and understanding that means a lot.

The third most important thing I must thank you is teaching me how to one day in the future treat a potential girlfriend that I may interact with as a mother. I am not a mother, but I one day plan to be. If I ever have a son it is because of how you treated me that I am able to be a humble loving mother to this new face that could one day walk into my door. How you have treated me has taught me how I should one day be in the future and I thank you for that.

This may seem all over the place but that’s how my brain gets when I try and thank you for everything you have done for me. It’s all so much and even the little things are so important so I promise my scattered thoughts are all with good intentions and not meant to bombard you. I just want to get the idea across to you that you are important and special to me and everything you do does not go unnoticed.


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10 Things Girls Secretly Love

Come on guys — take a hint.


Let's face it, girls can be a little stubborn at times and not directly come out and say what they want. But, a few of these should be obvious clues that boys should be able to pick up on. So I have comprised a short list of at least ten obvious things girls, or at least I secretly love.

1. Leave her cute texts

Quickest way to put a smile on her face or leave butterflies in her stomach is to send her a cute text. Even if it's simple

2. Kiss her in front of your friends

Don't be one of those guys that treats your girlfriend/SO differently because you are around your friends. It validates that she really means something to you if you still show her off around your friends.

3. Tell her she looks beautiful

Even if she denies it and says she looks gross, you've still managed to get her attention and show her you think she's beautiful no matter what.

4. Kiss her forehead

5. Let her take photos of you

Slight obsession over your boyfriend is normal, I promise, she just thinks your adorable.

6. Tell her when you have something to do, don't just ignore her randomly

Most girls won't be mad when you have something else to do. It's the fact that you couldn't take the time to send a text that would probably take a minute to write to let her know you aren't just dodging her messages.

7. Play with her hair

If she does it for you, then you do it for her. Don't just let her play with your hair for a half hour then run your fingers through her hair twice and think your done. No, we want the relaxing feeling of fingers running through our hair too.

8. Watch movies with her

You don't always need to go out and do something active, watching a movie and cuddling is nice too. Netflix and Chill

9. Let her fall asleep on you

10. Be her best friend

Sometimes all you need is someone to laugh at stupid jokes with, sing loudly in the car with, or just sit in silence and listen to the world outside a car window.

Every girl wants to feel special and treated the right way in a relationship. But just as girls are stubborn, guys are just a little bit clueless. So take notes boys.

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