When you first introduced yourself to me, I could never have guessed how grateful I'd be that you came into my life.
It was clear that we had a connection right off the bat. You made me laugh right away and I felt comfortable sharing my thoughts and feelings with you.
Although the timing never seemed right for us to date, we've remained close friends. When crisis hit and my world was crashing down, you dropped everything to fight my battles alongside me.
At a time when I felt completely alone and too weak to move forward, you were there. You helped me find the will to keep going.
You sat with me while I cried so hard, I couldn’t even speak.
When I went days without eating, you brought me food and sat with me, even if it took me hours to eat.
When I was too scared to sleep, you held me and made me feel safe.
On my worst days, when I didn’t have the strength to force myself out of bed, you dragged me out and made me address my problems head on.
When you got off work early, you came over just to say hi or help out around the house; anything to make my day to day life easier.
More than anyone else in my life, you showed up, stepped up, and never gave up on me. I could never express how thankful I am.
The truth is, I could live a thousand lifetimes and still not be good enough for you.
I do not deserve your love or your kindness, yet here you are giving it to me every single day. Thank you.
Maybe it’s time we gave this relationship thing a real shot.
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