This is a photo of the Valentine's card I bought my husband, and it can tell you a lot about our relationship.
We are snarky and silly together, and we bicker like crazy. He is my best friend, and I know he always has my back even when he thinks I'm being crazy. He challenges me to be better - sometimes, I hate this (like the time we were on a long bike ride and he jumped off his bike off and ran next to me while laughing at me for being tired and slow), but I know it is because he knows I can take it.
He is a rock star in his own right (literally - he was in a rock band, playing all over NYC when we met); I joke that I fell for him because he was straight and employed and had health insurance (I was in musical theater at the time - most of my dates were gay and/or had no job), but there are so many more reasons. He is a phenomenal dad, he does the dishes without being nagged, and he puts up with me - I am fortunate beyond words that we found each other.
We don't usually celebrate Valentine's Day. We actually met the following week, so we picked that day instead (much easier and cheaper to find a babysitter and get a restaurant reservation!). This year, though, we happen to have theater tickets to Book of Mormon - a show that is snarky, irreverent, yet sentimental and sweet at heart. That sounds just about perfect for us - I love you, babe!