Aw! The Nicest Thing He's Ever Done for Me

From grand romantic gestures to being a rock during tough times, REDBOOK readers on Facebook have some beautiful stories about love - and the many ways to show it.

"He runs to meet me! Example: I'll call him on my way home from work and ask him to meet me for dinner at our local diner. I'll sit in the window and watch him run down the block from our house." - Rebecca I.

"I did a 100-mile bike ride last fall, and he tracked my phone and showed up on the side of the road with a smile and a dry erase board with words of encouragement throughout the day!" - Renee N.

"I haven't put gas in my car since we've been together, and we are going on 10-plus years. He makes sure that my car is filled up and clean for me. He will get up in the middle of the night - no matter the weather - and get gas for me so I don't have to do it. I know it sounds simple, but it's his way of taking care of our family. I so appreciate him for this. The little things make all the difference in a marriage." - Lee Ann D.

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"My dog, who was with me through cancer twice, passed away this past December. The day before he died, my friend - who's a photographer - took a picture of his paw in my hand and embedded 'Forever Greytful' on it. My husband met with her and had it made into an 18" x 20" matted picture, which he surprised me with on Christmas! I can't tell you how touched I was." - Pam R.

"Right after we got married, my husband wanted nothing more than to buy me laser eye surgery. I was fine with my contact lenses and didn't think I needed it, but my husband decided to use all of the extra money from his deployment to Iraq to fix my eyes. I thought that was so sweet and unselfish of him, and now I have 20/20 vision." - Whitney D.

"He was supportive of moving my dad into our home, which allowed me to care for him in his final days and letting my brother to live with us for a short time after a critical motorcycle accident and subsequent divorce. He is my rock, and his love and support have never faltered through all our hardships." - Carla S.

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"He gave me a kidney eight years ago." - Michelle M.

"He wished me a happy birthday by going to a jewelry store that was on my way to work and having 'Happy Birthday Princess Wendy' posted on the digital marquee." - Wendy V.

"He found the lump in my breast, which turned out to be cancer. I was 25 at the time, and the doctors told me if he had not found it, I would be dead. He then moved me into his home and took care of me for over a year, while he worked full time. He did everything for me (and some of it was seriously unpleasant). During my surgeries and treatments, he whisked me off to Cancun for eight days of bliss to get my mind off everything." - Mary D.

"He moved with me - to a place where we have no family or friends - so that I could pursue a Master's program." - Yanet L.C.

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"He asked me what I wanted for my birthday, and I flippantly answered "the Mooody Blues Cruise" (which was pretty pricey). I expected a gift card to somewhere clothing-related. Instead, I came home from work, and he handed me the paperwork for the cruise. We just returned and had a wonderful time." - Pat R.

"I asked him to go out for a case of water, and he brought back two dozen red roses for me. He said it was just because he was thinking of me, and that he loves me very much." - Jess F.

"He secretly learned to play the guitar and sang the Lumineers song 'Ho Hey' to me!" - Melissa F.

"I am a huge Red Sox fan. When my husband was deployed to Iraq, Curt Schilling (a game winning World Series pitcher) was there, visiting the troops. My husband was able to get Curt on the phone to talk to me from Iraq. What a thrill it was to speak with Curt, and what a wonderful thing for my husband to do for me." - Linda B.

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