14 Things I LOVE about my Husband

14 Things I Love About My Husband

Well February 14th, the big red day of love, is approaching and in the interests of romance, I’ve been having a think about why I love my husband as much as I do and I wondered if I could come up with 14 things I love about my husband.

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The idea for writing this obviously occurred on an occasion he had washed up, taken Miss M to bed or bought me chocolate rather than after I’d tripped over yet another discarded item of clothing he’d strewn on the floor.

I digress.

So here are the 14 reasons I love my husband, in no particular order, and please share yours – if you write your own post, link it in the comments below so I can check it out. :)

1.  He’s very creative and a wonderful artist.  He drew for Disney for nearly 10 years and has since illustrated children’s books and his talent amazes me.  I can’t wait to see him draw more with Miss M and Mini as they get older and develop their own talents.

2.  He lets me be ME – and I’m a bossy boots.  Well apparently I am.  I like to think I’m organised and authoritative but apparently this can soooometimes translate as being bossy.  He’s happy for me to be bossy though, within reason, and this seems to work for us both.  He needs direction.

3.  He has been happy, most of the time, to chauffeur me around for the duration of our relationship as I had stopped driving and he’s now supporting me in my goal to get back behind the wheel.  This has meant that whenever we have driven to the event, he’s always been the designated driver whilst I, pre-babies, got blind drunk and made him stay out far too late on occasion.  If he ever complained about it, I was probably too tipsy to hear him.  I don’t think he minded.

4.  He shares my love for karaoke!  Perhaps not quite as much as I do but despite being a die-hard metal fan, he will humour me with Disney duets and he may now like Luke Bryan more than I do.

5.  He cleans the bathroom and takes out the bins – with just a little prompting.

6.  He wholeheartedly shares my love of chocolate and he doesn’t judge me for eating too much of it.

7.  He loves his family and stays in close contact with them – he’s a real family man all round.

8.  When we eat out, he lets me choose what we both have so we can share – most of the time.  So I get my 2 top choices!  I think he’s just happy to be eating to be honest.

9.  He isn’t perfect and his quirks definitely keep me on my toes.  We all like a bit of a challenge, don’t we?

10.  He likes to cuddle.  I mean he REALLY likes to cuddle.  He’s very cuddly.

11.  He compliments me every single day and I take this one for granted and do not reciprocate as much as I should at all.  I hope this post makes up for that a little bit.

12.  He keeps my secrets – I can literally tell him anything at all and he won’t breathe a word to anyone.  Sometimes it’s because he’s forgotten what I told him but I suppose that isn’t always a bad thing.

13.  He never judges me or holds anything against me.  He forgives my faults and supports me in every aspect of my life.  We might not be a perfect couple but we’re a team and he’s my best friend.

14. He is literally the BEST Daddy in the world (well he shares this accolade with my own Daddy of course).  There is nothing he wouldn’t do for Miss M and he’s been hands on from the very beginning by supporting me in my pregnancies, throughout her birth and taking more than his fair share of night-time awakenings.  He puts our little family before everything and everyone else and we love him very much for it.

I’d love to hear the reasons you love your partner too so do let me know!

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42 Comments

  1. Heidi
    5th February 2015 / 8:40 am

    Awwww. Also, I had no idea Mr M illustrated childrens books. I may have use for his skills in the future!

    • 5th February 2015 / 10:51 am

      I’ll you when I see you – he’s so good!! :)

  2. 5th February 2015 / 8:50 am

    Fabulous post huni. I have written a very similar one in my new 5 things series which will go out on Sunday. LOVE that he compliments you every day xxx

    • 5th February 2015 / 12:10 pm

      Oh brilliant, thanks – I can’t wait to read it :) :)

  3. 5th February 2015 / 11:15 am

    Aw he sounds lovely ;) Fab list :) #brilliantblogposts

    • 5th February 2015 / 12:11 pm

      Thanks lady – he’s a pretty good husband ha :) :)

  4. 6th February 2015 / 9:41 am

    Wow he’s definitely a keeper! Cuddles and compliments are always fabulous.

    • 6th February 2015 / 10:27 am

      He isn’t bad, is he :)

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:33 pm

      Thank you! I know, mine does get taken for granted sometimes :)

  5. 6th February 2015 / 1:01 pm

    Such a lovely post (and I am envious your hubby cleans the bathroom!) #TheList

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:33 pm

      I HATE cleaning – I’m so grateful he does it! :)

  6. 6th February 2015 / 1:06 pm

    He sounds lovely! I might write down why I love my other half so I can refer back to it when he drives me insane!

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:34 pm

      He’s quite a good one :) And yes, I definitely recommend it for those moments when they’re driving you mad! :)

  7. 6th February 2015 / 10:22 pm

    Aww! What a sweet post!
    He sounds a wonderful man x

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:35 pm

      Thanks Kim! Yes, he’s not too bad ha ha :)

  8. 7th February 2015 / 1:06 pm

    Ah, this is such a lovely list! And nice without being vomit-inducing!
    Thanks for linking up with the #WeekendBlogHop!

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:35 pm

      Oh thanks lady! Ha ha yes, I didn’t want to be overly gushy :)

  9. Caroline
    7th February 2015 / 8:21 pm

    I love this list. I think I will have a go at writing similar, its brilliant timing for me right now. x

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:36 pm

      Ahh definitely let me know if you do! :)

  10. 8th February 2015 / 8:43 am

    aww lovely post i’d love to know how you got him to clean the bathroom! x

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:36 pm

      Thanks lovely :) Ha it wasn’t easy but now he has finally accepted it’s ‘his job’ tee hee :)

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:37 pm

      Thanks so much! :)

  11. 9th February 2015 / 9:56 am

    What a lovely post! It’s so easy to lose sight of these things when the hum drum of life takes over. I’m sure your hubby appreciates it xx #mummymondays

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:37 pm

      Thanks Lorna! It really is easy to take them for granted :)

  12. 9th February 2015 / 2:59 pm

    Love this post! I think he should write one about you :)
    #mummymonday

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:38 pm

      I might suggest that to him ha ha!! :)

  13. 9th February 2015 / 3:23 pm

    What a lovely post! Sounds like a wonderful man; hopefully he will read this post you’ve written about him just in time for Valentines hehe!! Thanks for linking up #MummyMonday xx

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:39 pm

      Thanks Alice!! I think he liked it :)

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:39 pm

      Thanks Stevie!! :)

  14. 11th February 2015 / 7:28 pm

    aw your hubby sounds lovely. Giving you compliments every day is wonderful and joining in and duetting with you at karaoke sounds like so much fun :-)

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:39 pm

      I think the karaoke one is my favourite :) :)

  15. 11th February 2015 / 9:54 pm

    What a lovely post. Your husband sounds like a keeper. I love the fact he used to draw for Disney- that is amazing!!! And also the fact that he pays you a compliment every day is just gorgeous. Thanks for linking up to #SundaysStars. Hugs Mrs H xxxx

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:40 pm

      Aw thanks lady – yes, I’ll keep him for now :) :)

  16. 12th February 2015 / 6:12 am

    I love this… do you mind if I copy and paste it for my hubby… lol.. It is always nice to hear good things about yourself.. Your hubby will love it

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:40 pm

      Not at all – it’s lovely to spread the positivity! :)

  17. 12th February 2015 / 7:55 pm

    Sounds like you’ve got a keeper there love – he like karaoke?! Those fellas are like gold dust ;)

    He’s lucky to have you too lovely xx Thanks for linking up!

    #Thelist xxx

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:41 pm

      Ha ha I know – I think not liking karaoke might have been a deal-breaker :) :) Thanks lady!

  18. 15th February 2015 / 9:45 am

    What a lovely post – lots of your reasons resonate with me too! How cool that he worked for Disney! What an awesome job! #brillblogposts

    • 18th February 2015 / 4:41 pm

      Thanks so much Lisa!! :)

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