"Your skin looks nice - I was looking at you, noticing how pretty you are."
My heart, it melted.
He says things like this all the time - he's so generous with compliments and kindness. He lifts me up on a cloud of love and hope and I feel the butterflies in my belly.
I know how easily relationships can break down - the indifference, the sullenness, the selfishness. Jimi has taught me how easy it can be to mend the cracks, though - the tenderness, the forgiveness, the giving...and the thank-yous, the I-love-yous, the pleases, the whatever-you-want-honeys.
And regular, fantastic sex - that's important, too.