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Amy Betters-Midtvedt is going viral after publishing a story about losing her wallet and feeling loved by her husband.

 

Global – Love isn’t like what you see in the movies, it is far more than the sum of romantic moments, trips and gestures. It is made up of the hard stuff too, the times when money is tight, when you are sick or when life is just happening.

Amy Betters-Midtvedt recently shared a story about how her husband dropped everything to help her pay for the groceries. To many, it would just be something that their partner would do, but to Amy, it defines the love she and her husband share.

The story has gone viral and has left everyone feeling loved up. She mostly shared the story to show younger generations what love should look like.

This is her love story.

Love

“Listen up young ones.

This is what your knight in shining armour looks like when you are in your 40’s.

Yes, that’s my amazing husband who is arriving on the scene with his credit card because what you can’t see is me, standing next to a cart super full of groceries that I couldn’t pay for because I couldn’t find my wallet.

Not sure you can tell, but he’s smiling at me. Yup…he had to leave work and he is smiling. His only words of admonishment were, “You’re not supposed to be grocery shopping I said I’d go this week.”

Seriously.

Young people, this is what love looks like when you’re old and it’s ridiculous how awesome it is.

Love also looks like me coming downstairs to a full pot of coffee every morning because coffee is love.

Love looks like all the lunches being made already so I can enjoy that aforementioned cup of coffee.

Love looks like someone washing the dishes while his wife catches up on This is Us while plopped on the couch not helping at all.

Love looks like a super patient dad doing the 5-year-old’s homework with him every morning so I can get to work on time.

Love looks like running to the store before bed after your wife has forgotten to buy milk because you know the morning will be easier if we can serve up some cereal.

And you guys there were signs it would be this way so I have tips for you.

In college this love looked like boyfriend Todd running to the store for a danish I was craving or watching me and my friends on the dance floor long after he wanted to leave the bar or him being known across campus by the flower backpack he was carrying which of course was mine.

Young people, listen.

Do not be fooled by big, showy promposals and giant cards with candy bars glued to them with some cute saying or by your name spelt in pepperoni by a boy who’s asking you to homecoming.

That isn’t the stuff that lasts and let’s be honest…moms are totally helping them with those things.

Watch how he treats you when Instagram isn’t looking.

That is where the signs are.

Choose the man who will carry your too heavy flowered backpack in public because he will also be the man who bails you out at ALDI’s when your 40-? with a smile and a hug.

And that my friends is true love.

Amy

@Hiding in the Closet with Coffee by Amy Betters-Midtvedt”

What does your love story look like?


Sources: Facebook (Linked above)
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