Our Promises

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Our wedding in Hood River, Oregon, 2.20.2010

I promise to always remain open to adventure, to realize that through change in lifestyle comes strength in our relationship and depth in our lives.  I promise to listen to your ideas knowing the challenges they will present but also aware that with challenge comes rich reward.  I promise to remain vigilant in this life until the trail ends and death do us part.

I promise to take care of myself physically and mentally, to be my best for you and our family.   With health comes energy, vigor, and the ability to make good decisions.  I explicitly promise to stay fit and not to get fat; to treat my body as a temple so I may be here for you as long as I can.

I promise to always communicate with you, to be open, honest, and direct.  A lie of omission is still a lie; I will never mislead you or keep anything from you.  Through openness comes trust and a deeper knowledge of each other and ourselves.  This is the foundation that we build our relationship on and this enables us to flourish in all aspects of our lives.

I promise to be faithful to you and these promises.  There is no one I share more intimacy with than you on all levels physical and emotional.   I promise that I will never give you reason to question my devotion to you and these commitments.  You are the one that I want to be with for the rest of my life.

I promise to love you as long as I live.  You are my highest priority and I promise to put love and care into everything I do; I see all actions, large or small as an extension of my love.   You are my best friend.  I will strive to be the best person for you and to help you realize your dreams in life.

I promise to be your husband and to love you for the rest of my life.

I promise to be your wife and to love you for the rest of my life.

-February 20, 2010; Hood River, OR

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