I Knew He Loved Me When…
…I crashed his Escalade and he didn’t dump me! In fact, he dropped to his knee and proposed four months later.
—Jennifer, 25, Point Pleasant, N.J.
…he wasn’t disgusted when I wore my glittery pink retainers to bed.
—Kate, 23, Ames, Iowa
…he put together an entire outfit (featuring a cross-body purse) from Zara for me for Valentine’s Day, even though he’s shopaphobic. And I really knew he loved me when he wasn’t mad that I returned it!
—Ranya, 30, Austin, Tex.
…he left a sticky note on my front door that read “Welcome home, beautiful” when I came back from being out of town. But it didn’t stop there. There were notes all over the house! On my walls, TV, dresser, in bathroom cabinets…. There was one on my mirror that said “You are so pretty.”
—Jamie, 24, New York City
…on a family trip to a wildlife refuge in Alaska, my mom’s beloved Prada sunglasses fell into one of the Porta-Pottys; my now husband, Neil, grabbed a fallen branch and fished those Pradas out of the s—t!
—Marnie, 42, Los Angeles
…he got up in the middle of a cold night while I was sleeping to make sure my car was working properly so I could drive safely to work in the morning.
—Jamie, 25, Littleton, Colo.
…I was going through chemo, with a bald head, no eyebrows or eyelashes—a shadow of the girl he married—and my husband kissed me, looked me in the eyes and told me how beautiful I was. And he meant it.
—Alyssa, 35, Atlanta