1. They met at the right time
    She didn't marry the guy she was dating when she was nineteen (and we are all still breathing a sigh of relief!) by the time they met she knew who she was and what she wanted and needed
  2. He makes her laugh
    Like really, truly laugh. Like she was doubled over in laughter and filled with joy.
  3. It hasn't been easy
    Two such beautiful people inside and out have known such sadness. At times it seemed to both of them that they would never find that right person.
  4. They have been there for each other
    In the few years they have been together, they have had to face some incredibly challenging situations. But together they made it through and I believe she will spend the majority of her life smiling this big