My family is pretty standard. No cute proposals, no miraculous recovery from disease. But I am transgendered. And my big brother has never once thought me freakish for it. Instead, he helped me learn to accept myself and get through the dysphoria. I couldn’t ask for a better brother. His LGMH.
I told my best friend one day “I wish there were more men like you.” His reply… “I wish there were more women like you. Wait…no I don’t, because then I would be in love with more women than just you, and I would not want that.” Your LGMH.
My daughter never ends a phone call without saying “I love you.” She never leaves the house without giving me a hug and saying “I love you”. My daughter is 16. I once asked her why she did this, her response? “What if you died, and you hadn’t heard me say “I love you” today? ” Her LGMH.
My mom has Fibromyalgia. It’s an illness that has no external symptoms and you look completely fine. In reality, I can’t even hug my mom without it hurting her. But everyday, through the agonizing pain and flair ups, my mother hugs my younger brother and I and tells us that she is the luckiest woman in the world. Mom, your strength and LGMH.
Today, I was in my parent’s bedroom. I accidentally knocked down all the books on my dad’s bedside table. Lots of papers and cards and things fell out of them and I got down to pick them up. I realized that all the papers and notes and cards were written by my mom to him, since they met. His LGMH.
Two best friends were sitting outside the girl was upset from a breakup so her friend was by her side. He took her hand looked in her eyes and said “I’ve seen you get hurt way too many times. I want things to be different.” Today was our 4-year anniversary. I Love You Joshua. Your LGMH.
I was 15 and caring for my dying grandmother. She was very thin and had lost most of her hair. My grandfather came to check on us. He told me as she slept that she is the most beautiful woman in the world with her golden hair and blue eyes. He only saw beauty when he looked at her. His devoted love gives me hope.
I was talking online at 9:30pm with my best guy friend. My Grandma has been very sick so my parents are at her house most of the time so I’ve been home alone. I mentioned this and that I hadn’t had dinner tonight. 20 minutes later, there he is at my door with dinner and a movie. His kindness and LGMH.
On my Graduation night, my boyfriend of a year bought me a dozen roses. Three days after Grad, I was on the phone with him when he asked me what I was doing. I told him I was admiring the roses he gave me. His response? “Well, I had to show the roses they weren’t the most beautiful beings on earth.” His sweet love GMH. I love you Z
My best friend told me that I’m beautiful. No, we are not secretly in love…but I was feeling really down on myself. When I asked him why he told me that, he replied “Because, you are…and you clearly need to be reminded of it until you find a guy who’s sensible enough to remind you himself.” My best friend’s LGMH.
Every time my sister tells me she loves me, she spreads her arms and legs wide, then says as loudly as possible, “I love you THIS much!” She does this everyday and it never fails to bring a smile to my face. Her unconditional love GMH.
When I sit with my girlfriend on a bus, on a bench, on a sofa, she runs her fingers gently across the scars that plaster my arms. She doesn’t judge me, she doesn’t look down upon me for my times of weakness. She accepts my every flaw and loves me for me. My girlfriend’s accepting LGMH.
Years ago my girlfriend was shocked by an electric fence and ended up with an irregular heart beat. I would put my head on her chest to listen to the cool rhythm. Recently it returned to normal making me kind of upset. She told me, “Ever think it’s because it’s not broken anymore?” Meaghan your LGMH.
Today, I was at my boyfriend’s house. We were cuddling on the couch and I said “Sometimes, I think this is where I belong.” Without a moments hesitation he replied “it is.” His doubtless LGMH.
Today, while sitting with my 17-year-old brother who loves to socialize and is usually with his friends, he asks me if I’ve been kissed or had a boyfriend. I said no. He said good, I don’t feel like having to go find them if they hurt you… but I will be ready in case. My brother’s love and protection for his little sister GMH.
Today, I saw a young couple walking to their car in the pouring rain. The girl was on crutches, unable to hold an umbrella. Her boyfriend, already holding her pink purse, held her umbrella over her the entire time, getting drenched himself. His LGMH.
I WAS a smoker. I’ve been dating this guy for 9 months. I stopped smoking for him. I want to have a long life with him, thinking we’re gonna grow old sitting in our squeaky rocking chairs, looking at each other like nothing’s changed. I stopped because, Allan, Your LGMH.
Normally, I don’t let anyone see me when I look a mess except for my best friends. You told me that you didn’t care how I look, you still love me. I decided to test that. I told you to come over. My hair was messed up, my makeup was a mess, and I had my glasses on. You showed up and said, “Wow, you look beautiful.” Your LGMH.
I was at the office with my boss when he tried to rape me. Just then our mailman came bursting in and beat the crap out of my boss. My boss got fired, and so did the mailman. But the mailman got hired by our company to work as a receptionist. The mailman and I are now happily engaged. His caring LGMH.
When I was 13, I met a boy up north at a lake. We pretty much fell in love that summer. I have always wondered where he was. Last night, 4 years later, he emailed me “Rae, you always come to the lake at this time of year. Meet me at midnight, like old times?” He never forgot about me. Mason’s LGMH.
Today, I was out with my two best friends who were obviously in love with each other. Suddenly it started raining. As Antonia started feeling cold, Konsti immediately took of his jacket and gave it to her, then took her in his arms. He had a cold the next day, but he said “I don’t care as long as she’s healthy.” His love for her GMH.
When I saw a girl, she looked at me and my heart raced. I knew then that this girl was the one. I knew my life would be better with her by my side. Now you stand in front of me crying, looking in my eyes as you say “I do.” It’s been 10 years since that day and you still make my heart race. Knowing you love me as much as I love you. Your LGMH.
When my grandma was in the hospital, my grandpa would visit her everyday. One day, I went with him. She was allowed to walk around, but had to bring a mini heart monitor and other necessaries. Before we left, my grandpa walked up to her to kiss her, and the heart monitor went crazy. Their love at 57 years is still going strong.
Every night, I talk to my boyfriend on the phone. Every time he leaves the phone for a moment, he says I love you. I asked him why he did that and he said that we never know if that will be our last moment and he wants me to know he loves me. Love that he wants to make sure lasts forever GMH.
When I was 10, a boy asked me to play ball. We did everyday after that. One day he forgot his mitt. I let him borrow mine and he promised he would give it back. 11 years later he was my best friend. He gave me my mitt back and said try it on there was a ring in one of the fingers and a note attached it said marry me. I did. His Devotion and Love GMH.
My mum has recently been diagnosed with cancer and I’m scared she won’t be here when I get married. Yesterday, my boyfriend looked at me and said that, in a couple of years, he saw us married. He added, “if anything bad were to happen, I want you to know I am ready to marry you now”. His LGMH.
Lately, I’ve felt that my boyfriend was just teasing me when he said he wanted to marry me, because he lives half way across the country and we rarely get to see each other. Today, I woke up to him making me breakfast and a diamond ring. His LGMH.
I was out to lunch with my mom, when I looked to the side and saw an old couple and their family. The older women had a oxygen tank, while her husband had a cane. No matter how much it hurt him to bend down, he carried her oxygen tank, and linked arms with each other. Their love GMH.
A month ago my boyfriend of three years broke up with me. I sat in the park crying for 2 hours after he called to say he didn’t want me anymore. Why did I stop crying and have the courage to go home? Because an elderly lady saw me crying and gave me a freshly picked flower. A stranger’s LGMH.
When I was young, I had a crush on my best friend. Everyone said the same thing: “Don’t go for your best friends, it leads in heart break, and a loss of friendship.” My mom said “Your father was my best friend, and we’ve been together 22 years. Go for it.” I married that boy yesterday, and my mother just said “I told you.”
You’ve been more than just my best friend since I was 12. You’ve guided me through childhood molestation, my father’s death, anorexia, depression, self-injury and the lifelong physical and mental abuse from my mother. Now, we’re in college with dreams bigger than Jupiter. Your LGMH in the world.
One day, I was walking on the beach with my best friend. I commented on how beautiful the sunset was. He then, wrapped his arms around my waist and whispered, “Not as beautiful as you.” We’ve been dating ever since. Graeson, your LGMH!
My Aunt and her boyfriend fell in love shortly after High School. She was diagnosed with M.S. at 23, a disease that affected her nervous system. Even though he knew she was sick, my current Uncle proposed and they got married. She started to go down hill, but he held her hand every step of the way for 22 years until the day she died. Their LGMH.
My best guy friend tells me he loves me everyday. He never fails to text me good morning and good night. I’ve never felt more beautiful. Kyle, your unconditional LGMH.
Yesterday, I was talking with my youth pastor’s wife. She told me that she overheard her 6-year-old daughter telling her grandma that her best friend was going to college and her name is Ally. I’m Ally, and just hearing that made my whole day. My little friend’s LGMH
Last night, I woke up at 2 AM because my parents were fighting…again. I texted my friend, telling him I was really scared because he hit her. Without a reply, I felt a bit neglected. 10 minutes later, I heard a tap on my window. there he was telling me he’d always be there for me. A best friend’s LGMH.
I have always had problems at home. One night while out at dinner, my boyfriend’s parents told me I was welcome to stay as many nights I wanted, and even to vacation with them. They began excitedly planning all the other things we’d do. I never felt like I belonged somewhere so much. Their LGMH.
Today, I was taking my daughter to preschool. She said ” Mommy, put on your seatbelt please. ” 5 minutes later we got into a car accident. The doctors said if I didn’t have my seatbelt on, I would have died. Juiliah, your LGMH.
Today, I saw a couple running to catch a bus. They had to be at least seventy years old. The best part? They were holding hands, laughing as they ran. That sort of timeless love gives me hope.
We went our separate ways when we were 8. Today, I saw him having dinner with his family. When he saw me, he held my hand and took me to meet his family and said “This is the woman that I’m going to marry”. I cried. He also has been waiting for me. Love that grows stronger through time GMH.
A few weeks before my grandma passed on, I was speaking to her over the phone. The last thing she said to me was “We see the same moon in the sky at night, always remember I’ll be here with you, no matter how far I’ve gone.” Everytime I look up at the night sky, I remember those words. Her LGMH.
I was at a carnival with my boyfriend. The weight limit for my favorite ride was 260lbs, and I’m 205. The man running it stopped me and said, “I think you exceed the limit.” I began to cry. My boyfriend punched him in the eye, hugged me, and said, “kiss me on the ferris wheel?” Michael, your LGMH.
Five years ago, I attempted to commit suicide. I was admitted into a psych hospital, on visiting day my best friend at the time was there, he had hitch hiked from New Jersey to Tennessee to make sure I was okay. Our first child was born 3 days ago. His LGMH.
My dad and I went out with some friends, the son of whom I’m in love with. I was feeling unsure he loved me too. But when I asked my dad, he said “I know he does. He looks at you the way I look at your mom.” My mom died a year ago. The fact he used present tense brought tears to my eyes, his LGMH.
I was 17 years old, he was 20. He gave my school a note to give to me while I was in class. It read “Age doesn’t matter. -Matt” 4 years later, at our wedding, he gave me a note saying “I told you age doesn’t matter. -Your husband” His LGMH.
I had been dating him for 9 months in the 8th grade. Every time he passed me in the hallway, he would slip a note into my hand explaining how much he loved me. One time the note read. “Yep, you’re the one. I love you:) Will you marry me?” 10 years later, we are happily married. Adam, your LGMH.
My boyfriend has a box. In this box are notes I’ve written, hair bands I thought I lost, a dried daisy necklace I gave him, among many other things. When I found it, I tried to take something out but he immediately threw it back and said, “I’m keeping everything, including you.” His box of LGMH.
While teaching my tenth grade math class one day, a young man walked in without any warning. A girl took one quick look at him, grinned, jumped up, and ran to the front of the room to hug him tightly. The man was her older brother, back from serving in Iraq for over a year. Their sibling LGMH.
I wanted a sister. I got another brother. Now, that same brother hugs me every night before bed and tells me that he loves me no matter what. He’s going to be a 6th grader and he isn’t embarrassed to hug me in front of his friends. After 12 years with him, he is my best friend. His never-ending, brotherly LGMH.
Two months ago, I tried to kill myself and was in the hospital for a few days. Today, I went back to the hospital to visit my boyfriend, who had just had major surgery. His first words when I walked in the room were, “baby, are you alright? I know this must be hard for you.” His concern and LGMH.