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‘You loved me when I was unlovable. You served when no one else was watching and put our lives before your own. ‘Thank you’ will never be enough.’: Woman pens touching ode to mother

“You were at all my sports events, milestones, graduations, and made sure all my friends were fed. You prayed hard during my rebellious teen years – even when I didn’t know it. You chose to love when it was hard and messy. Your investment in my life was no small thing. In fact, it was everything.”

‘He quietly wrote, ‘Before I die, I want to see my Quinn grow up.’ We never thought for a second he wouldn’t.’: Widow shares how husband understood the value of a moment, always ‘showed up’

“20 years from now, your kids won’t care whether you were the most successful person at work. They won’t care whether or not you always made the most responsible choices. The days are long but the years are short. Make them count. Take the trip. Do all the things. Every hope and dream we had for our future together died with him that day.”

‘I’m happy to see you prioritizing yourself for once.’ That sent the message of a controlling husband. It was really upsetting.’: Dad’s important message for ‘nosey, judgmental’ people who have ‘no idea how partnerships work’

“Last night I got asked if I wanted a medal for looking after my own kids. I was told I should let my wife go out more than once in a year. I got labeled as someone they’re ‘glad they’re not with’ because they get to go out every week on their own for ‘me time.’”

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