Being in love is more than sharing the same bed, having a dog and settling
Love is having a stomach ache when he gets home late, because you’re
afraid he had a car accident.
Love is about being as nervous as it is before a big presentation, because it’s
as if your bodies are connected.
Love is screaming at him when he does something stupid, because my
God, you can’t imagine what could happen if you were forced to live without
Love is turning around all night, because he’s not there and you can’t
sleep without feeling his body by your side.
Love means asking for details about her day and trying to remember the
names of her co-workers, her boss and her boss’s boss, so you can
follow her stories.
Love means spending hours, days, weeks shopping
online, because you want to choose the perfect Christmas gift.
Love is calling him from a McDonald’s parking lot, because you know you
can’t go home without buying something for him too.
Love is about checking the moles on his back and examining them to
find out if he should see a doctor.
Love is feeling aloof when everyone is talking about a
particular program , because you have been waiting to watch it with them and you have not yet
found the time to do it.
Love is waking up with an alarm clock that rings long before you
need to get up, because it starts the night before and you want to spend time with
it before it goes to work.
Love is telling her about your problems, even when you’ve had a hard day and
you don’t really want to talk about it.
Love is to decide not to drink, because he has already drunk three beers and it is
you who must be responsible this evening.
Love is paying the bill at the restaurant, because he paid for your meal the last
time and you are trying to be fair.
Love is seeing your family over the holidays without complaining, even if you would like to
spend time with your own family.
Love is reminding him to take a card for his mother or a bottle of wine
for his friend’s birthday or cakes for his nephew’s birthday dinner –
even if he really should have thought about it.
Love is trying to keep your voice calm and words calm, even when you’re
upset, because you don’t want to say something that would hurt him unnecessarily.
Love is giving up seeing a movie with your friends, because you already promised
to watch it together.
Love is helping him scrape the ice from his windshield and shovel the driveway, even
if it’s less than zero.
Love means resisting the urge to eat the last candy in your
favorite candy package , because you know he was saving it for later.
Love is being a team. Be best friends. Complicity.
Love means you are exactly where you are supposed to be.