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Today, it’s been exactly 25 years since that evening at the shop when I answered the phone on my way out the door for the night, with no way of knowing that the potential customer on the other end would someday be my wife. MMT

#18079 (0) - Jul 11, 2014 by Budde - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (244) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, I cried when I saw that my boyfriend's mom finally added photos of me and my boyfriend to her family photo album. MMT

#18059 (0) - Jun 21, 2014 by Darrell - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (198) - No, that made me sleepy. (83)

Today, I realized I had always fantasized about hearing that four-worded question, but I never imagined how perfect it would look as it did when he signed it to me this morning as we walked along the beach. MMT

#18056 (0) - Jun 18, 2014 by Claire - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (289) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, it’s been 20 years since I moved to overseas with my military family and was heartbroken to leave the girl I loved behind, but four years ago she found me on Facebook and now we're married and have two kids. MMT

#18009 (1) - May 1, 2014 by Manny - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (323) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, after spending 29 years being self-conscious of being a 6’1 tall woman, and thus being taller than most of the guys I've dated, I fell in love and married a guy in a wheelchair. And I've never felt more like myself. MMT

#17931 (1) - Feb 13, 2014 by rora - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (427) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, after nearly 10 years without a single coherent word spoken, my deaf daughter hugged me tight and said, “I love you mommy!” MMT

#17930 (0) - Feb 12, 2014 by ineedyou - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (396) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, it’s been almost 20 years since she lost her hearing when she was 17-years-old. When she came into my apartment this evening and looked at my stereo, she told me her favorite song is “Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, and that she still loves the song today. She said she can hear the harmonies in her mind and feel the beep under her skin. And then, almost flawlessly, she sang the first two verses to me as we slow danced in the living room. MMT

#17886 (1) - Dec 31, 2013 by Tonyy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (346) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, ten years after we had a silly one-night stand at a high school graduation party in San Francisco, and two years after we randomly ran into each other at a business conference in Miami (after not seeing each other since the graduation party), I asked her to marry me in Chicago. And she said, “Yes!” MMT

#17884 (0) - Dec 29, 2013 by engaged - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (327) - No, that made me sleepy. (76)

Today, as I struggled with last minute shopping lists and holiday travel plans, compounded by December’s frigid weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in my life who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom I am worth the same. MMT

#17879 (1) - Dec 24, 2013 by len - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (233) - No, that made me sleepy. (55)

Today, I married the girl of my dreams. I left for college at 18 and looked for her there. Nothing. I moved to New York City and looked for her there. Nothing. I moved to San Francisco and looked for her there. Nothing. Then last fall, exactly a year ago today, I returned home for Thanksgiving. My sister's best friend, whom I grew up with, joined us for dinner. And I found her. MMT

#17853 (2) - Nov 27, 2013 by kindledheart - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (676) - No, that made me sleepy. (52)

Today, after staring at me for nearly five straight minutes from across his room at the hospice, he said, “You, YOU have been the best part of my life.” MMT

#17840 (0) - Nov 14, 2013 by andreyr4 - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (407) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, the computer geek I used to pick on in high school is the father of my four children and the love of my life. MMT

#17826 (1) - Oct 31, 2013 by allie - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (563) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, at the 25th wedding anniversary party she threw for us, my sister reminded me that I spent 20 years being worried about how much taller I was than all the boys, and in just a few hours I fell in love with a boy in a wheelchair, who is now my husband and the love of my life. MMT

#17823 (0) - Oct 28, 2013 by rosypose - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (489) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, as I was sitting at a local coffee house wearing a white t-shirt and sweatpants, writing on my laptop, a man wearing a business suit, whom I recognize as another regular customer, walked over to me and said, “I just wanted you to know you look beautiful today.” Then he smiled and quickly walked out the door. I am a 52-year-old single mom of two teenagers and haven’t received a compliment like that in nearly a decade. MMT

#17821 (0) - Oct 26, 2013 by marlaheavens - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (639) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, it's been a few years since my boyfriend had the flu. On way out of the doctors’ office he was smiling and I thought all was well. The following day he told me the worst imaginable news; somehow he had contracted HIV before we met. I watched his face as he told me, I saw his world crumble down, I saw his dreams being flushed away and I vowed he would never feel like that again. Today, we have been happily married for ten years and I remain negative. He tells me frequently that when he takes care of his health, he's motivated by the fact that he's earning more time to spend with me. MMT

#17812 (0) - Oct 17, 2013 by anon - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (480) - No, that made me sleepy. (41)

Today, as much as my dad and I have been arguing lately, I just noticed that all of his recent Facebook status updates are about me and the positive things I’ve been up to lately. It made me smile and it MMT.

#17811 (0) - Oct 16, 2013 by liv - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (409) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, I went out to lunch with my dad and he wanted to stop by the farmer’s market on the way home to get my mom a dozen roses. “Why today?” I asked. “Why not today?” he replied. “It’s always a great day to make her smile.” MMT

#17809 (1) - Oct 14, 2013 by james - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (455) - No, that made me sleepy. (17)

Today, my grandmother uses coupons at the grocery store, and then gives the money she saves to the bag boys and girls as a tip. She does because she says she “likes to see smiles.” MMT

#17803 (0) - Oct 8, 2013 by Hydrovo - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (405) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, a blind elderly patient of mine told me she could hear the song in my smile. MMT

#17802 (0) - Oct 7, 2013 by Emily Grace - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (445) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

Today, on our 30th wedding anniversary, my husband said, “When love is true it becomes your reason for living,” and then he paused and looked me straight in the eyes, smiled and said, “Thank you for being my reason.” MMT

#17799 (0) - Oct 4, 2013 by fay - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (431) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

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