Happy Valentine’s Day loves! I hope you are celebrating love in all forms today, whether with your SO or BFF! In honor of today, I’d like to share 5 things I love about my husband because I don’t think he is celebrated enough. And today is a great time to share just SOME of the reasons I love this amazing man and how incredibly blessed I am to have him as my partner through life.
5 Things I Love About My Husband
He’s an Amazing Father
Back when we were still dating, I can’t even pinpoint the exact moment that I knew, but there was something I felt deep down… that one day – this man would be an amazing father. Oddly enough, I always pictured him with a baby girl first, and I love that I was right! Except, he’s even more amazing than I could have ever imagined. Becoming a dad is one of the greatest transformations I could ever see him go through. He did it with such grace, humility, and love, it just makes my heart burst every time I see him interacting with our daughter. He aims to be the type of man that Faith can look up to, he wants to be someone that she can admire, and be the rock for her in times of need. When it comes to her, he is so self-less, and he really picks up where I can’t, especially now being pregnant. He never complains (literally NEVER) when it comes to her, and I’m so lucky to have him as the person I raise our children with.
He’s Incredibly Intelligent
I don’t know what it is but there is something irresistibly sexy in a man who just GETS things. I can ask him literally anything, and he’ll know about it or he’ll have read about it and he can explain it so well. The thing is, I’m not the only one who recognizes how smart he is. He’s constantly getting recognized at work as well. People admire his work ethic but they especially admire his intelligence. He’s the expert in anything he needs to know, and even when it comes to other things, he really knows what it entails. The best part is that he’s not cocky about it- he genuinely loves sharing what he learns. Everything from matters of money, home buying, travel, technology, baby stuff- he learns thoroughly and applies his knowledge. This is one of the earliest traits that made me fall in love with him when we were first dating, and it continues to be that way to this day.
He’s a Handy Man
I feel like nowadays, I don’t know very many men who can change a tire, change the oil in your car, change a toilet (yup, that’s happened), remodel a kitchen, I mean really just can do anything around the house or fix up a car. It goes along with his thirst for knowledge that I think helps.. that and his desire to not spend money on something he can do himself. But I truly respect this about him. I’m not gonna lie, it does make me feel good knowing that if something were to break, he probably knows or can learn how to fix it. This way we don’t spend tons of money to call someone in and do it for us. And just knowing his way around tools and car parts, those pretty “manly” things, I didn’t realize were so attractive until we started dating, but it’s become one of the things that makes me love and respect him more.
He’s Passionate in Every Aspect of His Life
It’s all or nothing when it comes to his family, his work, and even mundane tasks. He’s a slight perfectionist but he really just cares about what he does. He’s very purposeful and doesn’t see the point in doing anything if you’re not doing it with intention. This is also the driving force behind him always wanting to learn- he’s constantly a student. While I’m over here just barely remembering how to be an adult, he’s learning a new coding language for work JUST FOR FUN. We may not be on the same spectrum of sleep deprivation, but I know he’s just as tired as I am, and so I admire his ability to keep learning and actually absorbing everything he reads. But his passionate nature has also been the driving force for me to be a better version of myself. He definitely leads by example and I hope one day our kids will also recognize this in him and follow suit.
He’s Always Willing to Communicate
I have to admit, I am not always the best when it comes to communicating my thoughts or feelings when I should, so it’s nice that we balance each other out this way (though he may wish it wasn’t so haha). I’m still learning from him, but I’m so fortunate that he is so willing to talk through any problems we’re having, any worries on my mind or his, and just work together to solve a problem. He reminds me that we are a team and that has been such a great blessing. This particular trait I feel will come in handy too once we’ve got teenagers on our hands, and we want them to feel like they can come to us about anything.
I could go on and on about the other things I love about my husband, but I don’t want to bore you with the details 🙂 We’ve been together for over 10 years now, but I feel that our love hasn’t really changed since we first met. It’s evolved of course, and we’ve grown up a lot, but there’s no one else I’d rather spend the rest of my life (and every Valentine’s Day) with!