Friday, 23 December 2016

Celebrating a Decade of Love ....




"I have now been married ten years. I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth. I hold myself supremely blest — blest beyond what language can express; because I am my husband's life as fully as he is mine"
- Charlotte Brontë

21st December 2016 - Our 10th Wedding Anniversary 


Ten years ago this day, I had said the most important "Yes" of my life. I cannot believe it has been a decade as every single detail of that day is still so fresh in my mind. I still remember how my heart had skipped a beat when I had signed, literally on the nikkahnama, my life away not knowing that very soon it would be impossible to imagine a life without him. When my mother gave him my hand for the first time, I still remember how tightly he gripped it signaling he will never let it go. I still remember that earlier the same day when I was getting ready at a beauty parlour and while he was at his home managing everything for Nikkah ceremony in evening, I had received an SMS from him. A plain SMS that just said 'I love you'. I still remember the butterflies in my stomach. Throughout our courtship, he had never expressed his love but he had done it that afternoon when I needed it the most.


You'd think it was just a one-time thing but 10 years later, he still does that - on a mad busy day, when he knows I'd be stressed, he sends me little love notes. Leaves my favourite chocolate on the table when he knows I'd need a bit of cheering. He grips my hand tightly when we cross a road or when he thinks I need a reassurance. He'd tidy up the house or fold the laundry when he sees I have been unable to do it because of work... and this list knows no end...

I am thankful to God for every single thing that He has blessed me with, but I am more thankful to God for these little, ordinary things... the ordinary that has made this journey so beautiful that I want it to last forever....

 InshaAllah... 


15 comments:

  1. May it last forever and ever, inshaAllah. The two of you have made me exceedingly happy. Love you ❤️❤️

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  2. Congratulations on your anniversary! I am so happy for you. I have been with my boyfriend for 10 years! For some reason we did not get married! Maybe in 2 years!

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  3. Happy anniversary to you and your husband! There is indeed a "forever" when you appreciate the little things.

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  4. A very very happy Anniversary to you Mehwesh... I wish you several more decades of happiness and togetherness and love from this man who gave you butterflies in your stomach and made you heart skip a beat!!!! :) :) :)

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  5. This is so lovely! I can't wait to have this with my boyfriend in years to come :)
    www.courteneynoonan.com

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  6. Wow... a decade of love... and I believe it will go on for decades to come as both of you appreciate each other. Do not take each other for granted and I hope to have a man beside me celebrating my decade of love. :) Merry Christmas!

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  7. It's really great that you're on your 10th year and going strong. It just makes you appreciate true love even more.

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  8. InshaAllah, hoping for more years for you two!

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  9. These little, ordinary things that make life extraordinary! Masha'Allah <3

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  10. Congratulations on your 10th wedding anniversary. I am sure that reaching that stage isn't that easy but I am so proud of you guys that you made it through. More years to come. Cheers! Happy Holidays too.

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  11. So lovely... It's great to celebrate decade of love.. Not easy...

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  12. Congrats on your 10th anniv
    Pray harder and kee the faith and love

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  13. One of the most beautiful thing I have read in ages!

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  14. Now that is a love story everyone needs to know! Many Congratulations and infinite MashAllah

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