My husband gave me the greatest compliment the other night, though honestly, I don’t even think he realized.
We were having some movie time while the kids were on their Amazon fires in their beds, and I forget why, but we started talking about my husbands ex-girlfriends — nothing crazy just a comment or two.
And I don’t even really recall what exactly we were chatting about or what I asked him that lead to this,
but he said to me
“You're your own bucket.”
I’m smiling as I type this.
“You’re your own bucket.”
Damn straight I am.
And thanks to him for reminding me of that and for informing me that it’s the very reason he loves me so very much.
I feel like I’m different.
One of the weird ones.
“Quirky”…’cause that’s how people describe you to be nice and not hurt your feelings.
I feel like an oddball.
A strange duck.
A lost lady.
But the truth is,
I feel like I don’t fit in,
because I don’t
- in the best way possible.
I don’t fit in ‘cause I was born to stand out and born to be loved for it.
And I thank my lucky stars every day that I found an incredible man that loves ME for it.
I AM MY OWN BUCKET.
it’s truly beautiful to be married and head over heels in love with man who
1) values me
2) loves to fill mine.
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