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"Proud of you" never said enough.

by accidentaltourist on November 8, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


We say it to our children, when they win a ribbon, a game, a race. When they get good grades, behave well in public, are kind to one another.

Today, one half of a blissfully happy sixer couple said it to her other half (no better, no lesser...they are equally amazing people), publicly...and I was touched.

Because someone said those words to me the other day as well...not publicly, but still...to ME....and I was taken aback...pleased, and surprised, and I had to think about how very long it had been since anyone had given me that kind of encouragement and validation.

For whatever else may be said, those words I will cherish.

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