"Your shine is something like a mirror. And I can't help but notice,You reflect in this heart of mine." -Justin Timberlake
It's funny Justin Timberlake songs are always our songs. I remember Aaron singing My Love to me back in the day... gosh, what was it? Almost 7 years ago now, when we first met. I thought he was crazy! Declaring his love for me, but I kinda liked it, too. Haha. What girl wouldn't?
Now there's new meaning behind the songs we sing to each other and Mirror by Timberlake seems most fitting... I do see a part of myself when I look at Aaron - I see all the things I most love and care about, and I see our past and the possibilities of what lie ahead - it all sort of culminates with him... Like the song says, "It's like I'm lookin' right at the other half of me."
The love I feel for Aaron gets stronger every year, too. There have been so many affirming moments in our relationship when I think, "I'm so glad I married this man," and moments when I feel genuinely excited about our future and genuinely grateful for what we share now.
I think this year was a particularly big one for us, too. We went on our first cruise last summer and spent New Year's in Florence, Italy! We started doing CrossFit together and in a few short weeks, Aaron will be graduating from Georgetown (yea! go babe)! And it just adds to my excitement for the future when I think of what the future holds: buying a house and starting a family - there's so much to look forward to!
It sounds corny but I'm so glad I put my money on this guy because everyday I feel like I'm winning! Haha! WINNING!!! :)
We don't have any big plans for commemorating our third anniversary, maybe a special dinner this weekend, which I'm fine with. I'm secretly plotting on a big five-year anniversary trip back to Costa Rica...
Image from the lovely Meredith Perdue.
How many years have you been with your mate? Has it gotten better with time?
What are some of your songs?