When I Say I Love You More

When I Say I Love You More

“When I say I love you more, I don’t mean I love you more than you love me. I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us. I love you more than any fight we will ever have. I love you more than the distance between us. I love you more than any obstacle that could ever try and come between us. I love you the most.”

– Anonymous

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Today, Together, That’s A Gift

Today, Together, That’s A Gift

“I want all the silly things, the tiny things, the little things we so often overlook. The simple pieces of our lives that are precious, simply because we’re blessed with one another. Yes, I want all of that, and I want to celebrate it.”

“And everyday together is a gift.”

— Marisa Donnelly

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This Is The Love I Promise To Give You

This Is The Love I Promise To Give You

Shani Jayawardena – Thought Catalog

No matter how hard I battle against my current, I’m going to wear my heart pinned to my sleeve, and all of my emotions rainbow-painted on my face. Always. At first, I am going to be careful. I am going to pay close attention to your actions. Are you kind? Are you thoughtful? Are you really listening to me? I’m going to wait for you to show me that I am not another round of checkers to you. Once I decide I like you, I’m going to tell you that I like you, loudly, and I’m not going to mask those feelings. Ever. I don’t care if it’s too soon, or if I say it first, I’m going to be open and honest with you. Sometimes, there are words I will find myself unable to say, but I’m going to show you them instead. I’m going to share with you my secrets, my fears, my hopes, and the craziest of my dreams. I’m going to slowly reveal all of me. Even the parts of me that I sometimes struggle to love myself. I’m not worried what you’ll think of me, because I know that if I’m the girl who’s meant for you, you will take my crazy… and maybe, just maybe, you’ll find it endearing. I’m going to kiss you, soft and romantically, hard and intensely, slowly and passionately. I’m going to kiss you each day, before you wake in the morning, and every evening, before we say our goodnights. And I’m going to kiss you like we’re the only two people on this earth in that moment, because for me, we will be. I’m going to trust that you would never do anything to hurt me, and that anything you say or do that does unintentionally cause me pain, is coming from a place of good, a place of you wanting me to be the best possible version of myself that I can be. I’m going to love you all the more for challenging me like this. I’m going to always have your back, for I am fiercely loyal, and I’m expecting you to have mine. I’m going to give you the benefit of the doubt and trust in you, because that’s the only way I know how to be. I’m going to believe you when you tell me something; anything, because I have chosen to believe in us. I’m going to tell the world how deeply I feel for you, for I have never been a girl who likes to deal in secrets. I won’t overshare though. All of the most beautiful details will remain within the poppy fields of you & me. Because there are some things that should be kept just for us. It will take time and patience, but when I decide I’m ready to share with you my body, know that I will also be sharing my heart and my soul. I am not someone who could ever give you one without the other. At first, I’m going to give you my heart with caution, because I’m afraid of collecting any more permanent scars. I’m going to hold your heart with the tenderness that I hope you will choose to hold mine. I’m going to love you, with all that I have to give. Every day from now. I’m going to let you in, all of the way, where no one has ever journeyed before. It’s more delicate and vulnerable there than I can begin to fathom. Once I let you in, for me it will be forever. I know that forever scares a lot of us, but I’ve never been one to scare easy. Forever is a promise, a commitment; a journey that I have patiently been waiting to go on. And I’m going to wait for this journey with you.

Fall In Love With Someone Who Makes You Laugh

Fall In Love With Someone Who Makes You Laugh

“Relationships can, and should be the reasons why we are so incredibly happy.

We should love life, and our significant others. And the people we choose to fall for should make us celebrate living even more than we would on our own, because now we have someone to celebrate with. You need to fall for someone who makes you laugh. Someone who brings the best out of you in every situation, who always gives you a reason to smile. Someone who drags you out of your worst moods and who can save you from your deepest pain.

Fall in love with someone who reminds you, every single day, what a joy it is to be alive.

Fall in love with a person who’s going to crack jokes at the worst times, who’s going to connect with your sense of humor, who’s going to turn your anxiousness into ease, your fear into confidence. Someone who will love you for you, and keep you that happy, carefree you for the rest of your days together. Because our time on earth will be short, and only laughter and love will get us through.”

– Thought Catalog, Marisa Donnelly

I Want To Be The One You Come Home To

I Want To Be The One You Come Home To

“Home is not a place, but two eyes and a beating heart.”

I want to be the one who cooks you a sumptuous meal after a long day at work.

I want to be the naggy old lady who reminds you to stay kind and humble despite our mini successes.

I want to be the woman who holds you rooted to the ground and carries you up when you achieve something you deserve.

And even when you don’t, I want to be the one who you’ll run to for a hug just because there will be days where you’re tired of life.

I want to be the one to teach your (our) children the right values in life, and to guide them.

I want to be the one who takes your parents out for good meals and buys them gifts.

I want you to do that for my parents too.

I want to be the old and wrinkly lady whom you’ll still say “you’re beautiful” to even after more than 50 years of being together.

And regardless of all the possible hardship and difficulties we might face in time to come, I want to be the one you’ll come running home to.

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What If We Never Met

What If We Never Met

I’ve always wondered how life would be like if I had made different choices along the way. If I found a job right after I graduated and never got a chance to join my current workplace. If you broke up with her earlier, and met someone else before you met me. If he came into my life before you did. Would things be different now?

Before I met you, I was that girl who felt strongly for this: If things didn’t work out because the timing was wrong, maybe he just isn’t the one. “He had to go overseas so we broke up.” – That was probably because you just didn’t love each other enough. “He was young and wild, it was difficult to hold on to such a relationship.” – Maybe it’s just that both of you are not compatible.

Because the truth about the timing being wrong is that it’s nothing more than the world’s flimsiest reason not to try.” – Heidi Priebe

But maybe.. I was wrong.

After I met you, I became the girl who realise that every action I make would have a consequence, and that could mean we might have never met. Time mattered. And still does. If I studied an extra year at school, or if I continued with my previous job which I loved dearly, or if you went on to do something else that interests you more than your current job, we would have never met. Just one small decision; that could change our lives forever…

I believe that there is someone out there for everyone. There has to be. Despite geographical boundaries, age, time, and all the other possible differences, you will eventually meet someone special. And with that being said, even if we have had made different choices, our paths might still cross one day, if it was meant to be.

But the slightest thought of us never meeting each other scares me. In fact, the thought of us meeting 10 years later instead of now scares me as well. Now is the time we fall bravely in love, the time we allow ourselves to be vulnerable to someone; so vulnerable that you think you’re going crazy, but jump in head on anyways, because.. love. I’ve never felt so happy. I’ve never been more sure. So sure of taking on an uncertainty, because I know you’ll be here not just for me, but also with me, and we will brave through whatever comes together. And maybe that is enough. And with this fuzzy feeling in my heart, I’m glad for all the decisions you and I have made in our lives, which brought us together so that we could meet and fall in love.

To the future. Our future.

I’d Choose You

I’d Choose You

“Do you love me?” He asked.

I started thinking, what is love really? How would I know if I love him, or if I don’t? The fact is, I don’t know. And maybe I’ll never know.

But what I do know is, love is an emotion so deep. It’s not just words or actions. It’s much more; both words and actions, thoughts, consideration, kindness and effort.

Love is magical and not an easy occurrence. It is not a happen-to-be but a tremendous effort made to make it happen, to make it last, and to make it thrive.

And my answer to him was, “honestly, I don’t know. I don’t know how love should feel like, and I don’t know if I love you. But what I do know is, if I have to choose someone to love, I’d choose you.”

And maybe that in itself is love. Maybe that is enough.

“I’d choose you.”



“I hope someday I’d have the chance to bring you to dinners with my girlfriends and they’ll talk about how lucky I am to have caught you. I hope someday you’ll bring me to one of your family parties. I’d be dressed up in a nice cocktail dress and you’d be suited up in that tuxedo, and your cousins would tell us how good we look together. And you’d just spend the entire night telling me how proud you are of me.”

Credits: http://thoughtcatalog.com/femar-malones/2016/05/i-hope-one-day-we-can-meet-again-and-give-us-a-chance/ – Femar Malones

The Other Side Of The Bed

The Other Side Of The Bed


I kicked the blankets off my legs and turned to my sides. My hands reached over to the other side of the bed, trying to grasp for something, someone. Emptiness. There was emptiness.

115 days.

It has been 115 days since I spoke to you. 117 days since I last saw you. 203 days since you last laid here with me. 203 days since you last held me close to you.

I lay in bed wide awake, reminiscing the nights we spent together. We would stay up late into the nights talking about everything and anything. The future, our future; how many kids we would like, what car we would get, how many dogs we should have, the kind of house we would get and the countries we want to visit.

It was us against the world. We were happy, we were spontaneous and we were.. together. At the very least, we were together.

I sat up in bed and hugged my knees. I miss you so much. So damned much. I thought we had it all. I thought you were the one. The last one. I thought.. you loved me. But I guess I was wrong.

And now I lay in bed trying to recall how life was like before you, how life was like when I didn’t have a face to look at in the mornings, how life was like when the other side of the bed was still empty. I don’t know how I’m going to get used to this, but I will try, even if I fail, I will continue to try. But regardless, I’m still thankful for you. For all that you have given me, thank you.

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I’m Surrendering To Love, I’m Going All In

I’m Surrendering To Love, I’m Going All In

“Because I’m taking a chance.

Because life is too short to always know where you’re headed, too short to be afraid to fall, too short to be selfish with your heart.

Because not planning can be exciting and fun. Because love is one of those things you just jump into fearlessly, and without a guidebook or map.

Because sometimes you don’t need a guidebook or map. You just need your heart, your brain, and the faith in something bigger than yourself.
So I’m going for it. I’m going all in.”

Source: Thought Catalog, Marisa Donnelly http://thoughtcatalog.com/marisa-donnelly/2016/05/im-surrendering-to-love-im-going-all-in/