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To the person who comes after...a letter to my future husband

To the person who comes after......A letter to my future husband I loved someone before you. He was my husband and my best friend. And unlike when a person goes through a divorce or a breakup, I never stopped loving him and I never will. He will always be missed. I will always grieve his absence. We had two children. They are young. And they need to feel as though they can talk about their dad any time. There can’t be limits as to when they bring him up. If they ask to watch videos of him, we will watch videos. If they want to look through the photo albums, we will look through the photo albums. If they want to hear stories about their dad, I will tell them stories. Pictures of him will remain on the walls of my house. Conversations about him will continue to take place. There will be times when tears will fall and our heart will hurt because he is gone. His birthday will still be celebrated. Our anniversary will still be remembered. His clothes will remain in boxes in my closet. He wasn’t pe…