What It Really Means To Love Someone

I will first start out by saying, everyone loves differently. So I can’t speak for everyone, but I can try to speak generically.

Loving someone doesn’t mean saying “I love you” every morning, evening, and night. It doesn’t mean spending all your free time together and thinking about them every minute of the day. It doesn’t mean falling asleep in each other’s arms or getting them the most extravagant gift for your anniversary.

If some of those things apply to you, that’s all nice and good.

But loving someone means not being that grossed out by all their gross habits. It means thanking them for going the extra mile for you when you’re tired after a long day at work. It means thinking of them a few times a day and being able to go a few days without them, but being so happy when they finally come home. It’s about sacrificing time in your day to pick up the groceries so they don’t have to or walking the dog in the morning so they can sleep a little longer.

Loving someone is about constant care, work, effort, and appreciation. It’s not about getting the perfect photo for Instagram and explaining to everyone why you both love each other SO much. While everyone loves each other differently, loving someone rarely means the things you can see from the outside. It’s everything inside that goes unnoticed by everyone except you two.

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6 thoughts on “What It Really Means To Love Someone

  1. Yes, love this! This reminds me so much of my boyfriend and me. People always ask us how we make our relationship work or how we can stand each other after six years, and it’s honestly all because we support and understand each other in every way possible. I know I’m incredibly grateful to have him in my life and I always thank him for his love and support, and I feel that same gratefulness emanate from him. We’re each other’s coach, cheerleader, and team player all at the same time!

    Again, great post! Thank you for sharing this today!

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