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June 5, 2019

An Open Letter to the Love of my Life…

Thank you. 

Thank you for loving me. 

As a pivot point on the line of my life, I view myself as “before” and “after” knowing you. 

There are some people we meet and connect with in our lives that affect and change us in such a way that the person we were before knowing them was a different person completely. 

This is YOU. 

This is how important you have been to me- how much of an impact your life has had on me. I didn’t expect to fall in love so hard- to find and discover things about myself and life that I never knew. 

Thank you for believing in me so many times when all I could do was doubt- for helping me reach and achieve goals that I had given up on- for reminding me that I deserve to do what makes me happy. For showing up for me. 

Thank you for the quiet moments- with no words- when all I needed was your arms around me to hold me- safe from all the bullshit and the noise and world that tries to destroy us and our peace. 

Thank you for telling me hard things and waking me up when I felt like I couldn’t go on. For being my cheerleader and support when I felt like giving up. 

Thank you for playing with me, fantasizing with me, and singing with me- reminding me that life is made of every moment that we can never return to again. That playfulness, laughter, and music his how we keep our heavy hearts lighter. The sound of our voices singing at the top of our lungs will forever be etched into my memory as some of my happiest times with you. 

Thank you for the long car drives, the beautiful road trips, and airplane flights that took us to far away places- filling our gypsy hearts with wonder, excitement , and adventure. I can’t think of any place I wouldn’t want to be with you- to leave our mark of love in every place on earth. 

Thank you for letting me lose my shit- for hearing and holding me in every moment – for not allowing the big emotions to scare you way , but caused you to lean in and hold me and show up for me when I needed your support and reassurance. 

Thank you for bringing me more pleasure and ecstasy than I feel any human should be allowed to experience and survive – thank you for transmitting your heart and love through every touch, every magical, soul-fucking kiss, and every mind blowing transformative connection of our bodies. If I never love again, I have been so loved and fucked so well that time ceased to exist for us and an altered state of consciousness was the pinnacle of connection between us. 

Thank you for opening your heart, your home, your life to me- in a way that has been terrifying for you. Thank you for allowing me a glimpse into the beautiful, dark, sensitive heart of yours. For giving me a front seat to the emotion and passion that drives your everyday life and decisions. Your dedication and sacrifices of yourself to those you love both rejuvenates and drains you. Thank you for allowing me to be a witness to your process- to the beautiful mind and selfless giving heart you possess for those you love. 

No matter where we travel, or whom we love, or where life sends us, you are forever etched into my DNA, my bones, and my very soul. The imprint your life has made on my mine can never be re-created by any other human being. No one has ever brought me such exquisite pain and such intense joy- every emotion that is possible has been experienced within our connection. 

For as long as we live, there will never be another you – and I will never love anyone the way that I love you. 

Thank you for loving me. Thank you for being you. 

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