“Life is about finding someone who understands the sum of your parts….and not just some of your parts.” ~ SN
It seems my brain, lately, has been running programs in the background that I have been unaware of, until now. Being in the hospitality industry, and being a student of life, I have had the good fortune of meeting a great number of couples. Some couples go through their journey alone and many travel the road of life with their children. And over the last few months, I seem to have been paying much more attention to how these couples interact with each other – the nuances of the looks they give each other, their unspoken communication and the respect they have for each other as best friends and as lovers, and not just as parents.
There is a silent language they speak, an inaudible conversation they have been having for years. You can see it in the way they look at each other and laugh at the same silly things. Their declaration of love comes from a mere touch, their bodies speak to one another, and their understanding of each other comes from years of really getting to know everything about that other person.
I have slowly come to realize that I am in love with the way they are in love. They just get each other. They realize that they have found the person who loves everything about them and not just the things they are supposed to love. They share crazy habits and the same sense of humor but they are mindful of the mannerisms that they don’t quite understand. They can spend hours just talking and never be bored in each other’s company.
The opening line of this post is one I came up with earlier this year and it has stuck with me. Enough so that it has haunted me until I was able to eventually use it on this blog.
Whether I have yet to meet him or he is somehow already in my life, I’m willing to wait for that someone. That person who will know me, really know me, and take every opportunity to let me know that he gets my math.
Good one – and someone will be lucky to find you.
Thanks very much, Sheila. 🙂
You posted this one day before our 42nd wedding anniversary and everything you wrote is true. We do have a silent language.
Happy anniversary!! ❤
Beautiful! This post makes me happy and hopeful.
Thank you! It made me feel the same way when I had finished writing it. 🙂
I’m glad you’re happy!
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Thank you again for this! I appreciate it very much. 🙂