Saturday, June 26, 2010

5 years and more to look forward too

Tomorrow I celebrate 5 years of marital bliss (well mostly) with the love of my life. In these 5 years I've learnt a lot about love, life, maturity, mummyhood and being myself. Some of the lessons have been sweet, others a bit tough to swallow and a few have been bittersweet. But what all of them have  in common, is the lesson that every individual is continually growing and we need to give ourselves and our family the opportunity to enjoy the growth.

My husband and I are together on our anniversary after 3 years (yes, we have celebrated only one anniversary together since we got married), so this year is all the more special. I am lucky to have married the first boy I ever fell in love with and I'll never take that for granted. So today's entry is just to thank my husband for being who he is, the best husband ever, a loving son and son-in-law, a supportive brother and brother-in-law and a dedicated dad who dotes on his daughter.

Thank you honey, for:

  • never judging me (When I wanted to enjoy a book and coffee, he learned to read quietly at coffee shops even though he wasn't really a book person and hated to eat alone)
  • being my friend and mentor (He helped me write my first real resume and I'm always told by interviewers that it is extremely professional)
  • letting me learn things at my own pace (When we were dependent on my cooking, he ate whatever I cooked or if I just didn't want to enter the kitchen he was happy cooking himself or ordering takeaway)
  • always being on my side (I can't give enough examples of this one. He has always been my techie in shining armour.)
  • always sharing the parenting responsibility equally (He could take care of the little one for a whole day and night before she was one. Giving her a bath, changing nappies, giving her the bottle, soothing nightmares, he did it all.)
My partner in life and love, without you my life would have a far poorer version of it's happy self.

10 comments:

  1. very interesting. felt very happy to read that you were able to marry your first love. doesn't work out that way for most people. you truly seemed to be blessed with a wonderful partner

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  2. aww! congrats hunny!

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  3. Vishal @ I count my blessings everyday. It seems like I'm living a dream life, though still have a lot of dreams to pursue. Thanks for visiting.

    Deeps @ Thanks sweetie. We had a fun weekend - family dinner (sat), family lunch and a movie (sun) - though I missed my bother and dad.

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  4. Just paid a visit to your blog after your comment on mine. Very cute. Congrats on your anniversary and bliss. I am currently on vacation in Turkey and barely have time to post so I won't be able to visit frequently now but after summer I would love to read more.
    http://fashiondivamommy.blogspot.com/

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  5. Hi Daphne, thanks for stopping by. Turkey is a great place to holiday, I've been there with my parents, want to go back someday with my husband and daughter. Enjoy your summer.

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  6. So sweet. I'm with my first love as well. Happy anniversary!

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  7. Awww, happy anniversary!! Sounds like you have a wonderful, loving relationship. may you celebrate many more years together!

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  8. What a sweet and wonderful tribute to your man! ;0) You are a very blessed woman, indeed, and it sounds like he is quite fortunate to have you as well. Happy Anniversary! Too cute that he's your first love. Very special. ;0)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog last week! Am following you now. ;0)

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  9. What a sweet and loving tribute to your man! You sound like a very fortunate woman, indeed. And he sounds very lucky to have you, as well. Too cute that he's your first love! Happy Anniversary!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog last week! Am following you now. ;0)

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  10. Mwa @ it feels so lucky doesn't it?

    Elisa @ thanks :-)

    Melinda @ thanks for joining me here. It's great to link-up with new people.

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