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Old 05-03-2006, 06:36 PM
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What was the spark?

What was the spark that initially attracted you to your SO/spouse?

Mark was SO very patient with me as I was coming out of a horrible relationship and he just let things move at my pace. He never rushed me or complained. I loved him then and I love him even more now.
..and then there's his gorgeous eyes and his smile...........!!!

Mark says, for me, it was my smile and that he could tell I had a really big heart!!! Awwwwww!!!
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Old 05-06-2006, 10:35 AM
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The initial attraction was his looks, dark hair, eyes and even his first name, sounds erotic. However it isn't the part that made me get married, LOL
"To live fully, we must learn to use things and love people, and not love things and use people."

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Old 05-06-2006, 12:17 PM
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I fell for my hubby's long dark hair. Now he's getting bald.

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Old 05-06-2006, 02:15 PM
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Mike was alot like mark donna i was coming out of a really bad mariage and he just let me go at my pace and never pushed me we have been in love for 13 yrs this aug Im so glad he was so patiant

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Old 05-07-2006, 08:07 PM
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His accent (don't laugh) even my EX's Mom fell in love with his accent when I called to tell her about us. But needless to say there was lots of others things his eyes and gentle manner too
I will take what I am served knowing someone out there is being served MUCH less
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Old 05-09-2006, 07:20 AM
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I met him at the band hall in the town that recently I moved back to. He was very goodlooking and he was the teacher's pet. (He had just won state in drums.) I also loved his personality. He was so easy-going. Then, I discovered that there was only 1 house between ours, so I began baiting my hook until I caught him!

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Old 05-09-2006, 07:48 AM
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I was on the dance floor with my girlfriend when I noticed him walking across the floor--he had the prettiest eyes! I told my girlfriend that I was going to dance with him and get to know him before the end of the night ...and sure enough, one of the other girls in the group I was with, went to him and told him that I wanted to dance with him. He came over and asked me dance and I said to him " I have a cast on my leg, it could be kind of akward". He looked at me and said " It doesnt matter, I'll carry you if I have to". That was Feb 10th, 1996 and we have been together since then. We have been through a lot together since then. "What doesnt kill you will make you stronger"

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Old 12-03-2006, 10:02 PM
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I wasn't even aware that my now hubby liked me specially in our group of friends, we'd always just been a group no pairs. He's funny, known for his lame jokes, I guess that is is what drew me when he asked me, by myself, out, lame jokes and being a gentleman (open doors etc) my parents had just divorced so I guess he was patient there too, I was angry. 19yrs marriage, it must have been right, still a gentleman.

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Old 12-29-2006, 04:10 PM
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Besides his good looks and personality... I say it is his understanding of what I was going through when we met, his support and being excited at the prospect of meeting us, (I had 3 children when we met)
It all added to a wow for me.
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Old 12-30-2006, 05:12 AM
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My husband is the hallmark of patient and positive expectation. He looks for the good to surface in people and hides their faults or helps them solve them. It didn't hurt that he had broad shoulders and slim hips and a deep voice. I found out later he is a real handyman around the house, pretty nice bonus.
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