Third time’s a charm
“Every time we kiss, we do it three times, which stands for ‘I love you.’ When my husband pulls out of the driveway in the morning, I stand at the door while he sets off the emergency light on his truck, also three times for ‘I love you.’”
“My husband irons my clothes for me. He’ll either ask me what I need ironed or he’ll surprise me and press my skirts and blouses without even asking. It’s so nice and thoughtful because ironing is my least favorite chore!
In the cards
“Every now and then I leave a card saying how much I love and appreciate him under his pillow for him to find before he goes to sleep.”
Breakfast of champions
“My husband makes banana pancakes for me every Sunday morning. This includes getting up before me, working in the kitchen while I’m still asleep, and cleaning up all the dishes. The pancakes are warming in the oven when I finally roll out of bed.”
“We have a code. We blow kisses at each other. That is our way of saying, ‘I love you.’ He will blow kisses at me as he goes upstairs or from another room.”
Speaking in code
“When we’re at a party and someone else is talking too much, my husband and I will discreetly push our knees together and glance over at each other for a second. For 20 years, it’s let us know that we’re both feeling the exact same way.”
“My husband puts toothpaste on my toothbrush and leaves it lying on the sink for me every night before bed. He is the sweetest husband ever!”
Always on my mind
“Veronica leaves text messages on my phone letting me know she’s thinking of me. They’re usually something short and sweet, like ‘xo.’ It’s not necessarily what she writes that makes it special; it’s that she found time in her crazy day to let me know that I’m on her mind.
“My husband gets up at 5:30 a.m., but he pulls his dresser drawers open the night before so the noise of them opening and closing won’t disturb me. Now, that’s love!”
You can’t erase that feeling
“We leave notes and hand-drawn pictures for each other on the whiteboard in the kitchen before we leave for work.”