101 Reasons Why L-‘s the Greatest

101 Reasons Why L-‘s the Greatest

  1. I trust her.
  2. I enjoy every minute that I am near her.
  3. We accept each other without feeling the need to change one another (drastically).
  4. We confide in each other.
  5. I am comfortable self-disclosing to her (naughty when you think of the sounds
    of the words, doesn’t it?)
  6. I respect the decisions she’s made in life.
  7. I can depend on her.
  8. She understands me.  I can, at least, try to understand her.
  9. We are comfortable with each other – I don’t have to play a role when I’m
    around her, but just be myself (much to her annoyance, sometimes…)
  10. Her youthful eyes with the depth of a woman’s soul has an inexplicable command
    over my heart.
  11. Her touch calms me.
  12. Her closeness excites me.
  13. Her smell reminds me of the comfort of home.
  14. Hearing her voice makes me smile – (that is why, Mom, I leave L-‘s messages
    on the answering machine for weeks at a time).
  15. She is my moral lighthouse.
  16. I don’t want to share the likeness of our relationship with anyone else.
  17. I would forsake my own needs if she wouldn’t be mad at me for it.
  18. I adore her even more because she would be mad at me…
  19. Be it lottery school, her parents’ store, or waiting at the train station,
    I don’t mind the place as long as she’s with me.
  20. We talk on the phone for hours.
  21. Our phone conversations end mainly because we’re falling asleep.
  22. My mom likes her.  A lot.
  23. My daddy thinks she’s a very good, upstanding and filial woman.
  24. Both my parents are afraid that I’ll screw up and cause her to hate me.
  25. I love her.
  26. She cooks.
  27. She cleans.
  28. She is clean.
  29. She’s not reckless.
  30. But, she’s a klutz.
  31. She doesn’t abuse the power that she has over me.
  32. We want each other to succeed in our goals.
  33. She values The Family.
  34. She loves her mommy & daddy.
  35. She understands the importance of good parentage.
  36. She understands the importance of money.
  37. She believes education is the solution to poverty.
  38. She believes in perseverance and hard work.
  39. She constantly seeks to improve the self.
  40. She keeps fit.
  41. I am fascinated by her.
  42. Her little nap on my chest left an impression on my soul.
  43. Her brown hands tell a story of hard work and love of family
  44. The nape of her neck really doesn’t like my stubbly chin.
  45. The way she runs.
  46. She is the first woman I met in my age bracket who shops at Ann Taylor.
  47. She dresses well.
  48. We both read a lot (when we have the time).
  49. Her mom makes the best hoagies.
  50. I love her (Did I say that already?)
  51. Her dad, like my dad, is scary-looking at first, but turns out to be a pretty
    funny guy.
  52. P-, her older brother, inspired me to be Arnold Schwartzennegar.
  53. Come to think of it, I like all of her siblings.
  54. I think she has some pretty neat pets, too.
  55. Her driving is better than mine.
  56. She hasn’t complained about my cooking — so far.
  57. I can feel proud around her without fear of her thinking me arrogant.
  58. The two of us look great in pictures together.
  59. She looks better.
  60. We dominated the world together (much to P- & S-‘s frustration)!
  61. Should I ever fall, she would be the one to pick up my torch and carry on.
  62. The joy I feel when she slips her arm around mine.
  63. Her letters, no matter how short or in what form, have always made my day.
  64. When she bosses me around, she is both cute and irritating at the same time.
  65. She falls asleep at bad movies.
  66. Pepper, her cat, sleeps with no one else in the family except for her.
  67. Yet, the cat runs away when she sings.
  68. I feel like a content little hamster when she brushes my back.
  69. When I seek her advice, it is like I’m conversing with my better self.
  70. Sometimes I think I’m a pretty lucky guy… and she is a part of the reason.
  71. I would be so incredibly bummed if she wasn’t in this world with me.
  72. She meows.
  73. I like how she stealthily lays down the rules of our relationship within
    our normal conversations.
  74. I still feel giddy days after talking to her.
  75. (I know I already said this) I love her.
  76. Anything beautiful or experience wonderful conjures thoughts of L-.
  77. We would walk in circles just for the sake of walking together.
  78. The way her voice lingers when she says “Bye”.
  79. She knows what kind of clothes to buy for me.
  80. Even during the excitement of our NY adventure, she is mindful enough to
    buy a roast duck for her mom simply because her mom likes Beijing-style roast
  81. She got a nice gift for my mom for her 49th birthday.
  82. We had every single class together (except for Foreign Languages) during
    the 10th grade.
  83. We ate lunch together everyday that year.
  84. People thought we were “boyfriend & girlfriend,” but we managed
    to fool them to believe we were siblings.
  85. We still managed to be very thoughtful, mindful and caring towards one another
    throughout these years even if our attractions were elsewhere.
  86. I have more pictures of her in my room than any other girl — the others
    being my Mom and goddaughter.
  87. Both of us cheer one another towards personal achievement.
  88. We actually enjoy talking about intellectual subjects with one another.
  89. I am amazed to find how much I love this woman for all these years and only
    just begun to realize it.
  90. We both think of the future (and the other is sure to be in it).
  91. I want her to be my steady Argentine Tango partner.
  92. She’s the most bossy shy person I’ve ever met.
  93. I am sure to grow as a person with her deeper in my life.
  94. Our personal strengths compliment one another.
  95. Our personal weaknesses are lessened through the influence of the other.
  96. There is over 120 pages worth of emails between us from our years in college.
  97. After all these years, I still feel this profound love for her when I read
    the handwritten letters we’ve written each other.
  98. Though she and I are not perfect persons, a life with her comes pretty close.
  99. She thinks she needs a class on how to mop the floor and dust a room.
  100. There are actually this many reasons why she’s great.
  101. (One more time) I love her.

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