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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #17)

Thu Feb 23, 2012, 06:56 PM

40. You guys sound a lot like us

Rob and I had both just come out of really, really bad relationships. Needless to say we were both skittish. The sex was incredible, but we found we enjoyed cuddling and talking before and after just as much. We both understood how fragile trust is and we resolved always to be friend first, no matter what. We're still each other's best friend, confessor, confident, support, and fan.

Yeah, protected, that's a good word. I know who's always loving my heart; respecting it and taking care of it. There's no substitute.

I write wedding ceremonies all the time and a theme I often use is that real love is actually pretty darn rare. There's a big difference between loving unconditionally/being loved unconditionally and "...just being in love which any fool can do...". Anybody is lucky to find it if they ever get it at all. Too bad there are too many people who don't appreciate it when they get it.

You guys get it. You guys got it. Keep holding on to each other. As I also often say in weddings, "... as you go through life, there will be no better friend than the one who stands before you today...".

Mazel tov!!

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