Where Should I Begin?!  M...

Where should I begin?!  My first love was a wonderful, wonderful man.  He had the kindest heart and was normally soft-spoken, yet he had a strength and ruggedness that made him a very well-rounded fellow.  In the time that I spent with (loving) him, I learned more than I could ever possibly write down here. 

He taught me what love really is by SHOWING me.  He was always very thoughtful, loving and kind.  He was interested in me and my life...truly interested.  Never once did he exclude me or push me away, nor did we ever have a bad word between us.  He held me.  HE HELD ME!  He wiped away tears, instead of turning away in an awkward or irritated manner.  We did things together, yet understood the other's need for some "alone time".

We had communication, which is the key element in ANY healthy and productive relationship.  There were never uncomfortable silences between us, even when we weren't speaking.  As the quote says, " The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had. "

This man led me to find my true self, by being himself and not putting demands on me or by wanting to "change" me.  He found every bit of good that was in my heart and soul...and slowly, as well as carefully, brought it to the surface for the world to see. 

I could on...and on...and on, but I won't.  Just let me say that my first love taught me the most important lessons that I will ever learn in life.  He's a wonderful man and it breaks my heart that I no longer have a romantic relationship with him, but I am so very thankful for his continuing friendship. 
RaraAvis RaraAvis
31-35, F
5 Responses May 4, 2007

Wow. That was written so beautifully. I am sorry to hear that it did not work out. It is rare to find a man so incredible. And they are right, you must be very special to have brought that out in him.

Wow. That was written so beautifully. I am sorry to hear that it did not work out. It is rare to find a man so incredible. And they are right, you must be very special to have brought that out in him.

aahhh why did u break up? well im pleased you found someone so caring some people never find that...<br />
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I can't say it as poetically as mountainman above but I completely agree with him. You are certainly a true lady.

How refreshing and warm it is to find a lady of worth. In a world quick to condem anything , first , or lost. You have depicted a healthy and warm relationship. As a man I can say only this, It takes a unique and special lady to provoke such feelings in us aa a gender. Ya just don't treat a passing fancy or someone you care little for in this manner. It is a great indicator to me throughout the years how a person is by the quality of thir loves. Show me someone who can never say nice things about any of the folks they have been with, and there is a reason . Exellence provokes exellence.<br />
Dx