I Love You Like a Love Song, Baby

This is a love story told in five songs. The title of this post, a catchy ditty sung by Selena Gomez, is not one of them. I have known my Darling Husband (DH) since I was 13 and he was 14. Please, do not be alarmed. We have not been together that entire time. Instead, we Harry and Sally-ed it until our 30s, when we realized that when you find the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, you want the rest of your life to start right now. So, we did. Of course, us being us, we had to start on Valentine’s Day. It wasn’t planned, I swear.

Until it became the anniversary of our relationship, I actually loathed this day of drippy candy hearts and generic red flowers. My worst V-Day — and I had a variety to choose from — was when I was stood up for a ...

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