Sam Dylan French – Mistakes made in relationship with a partner with a chronic illness
About seven years ago, while at university, I fell in love.
Ray was easily one of the most brilliant and funny people I’d ever met — they stole my heart almost immediately.
While they can seem soft-spoken at first, they’re incredibly passionate and opinionated when you get to know them. They’re empathic, geeky, and tender. And they balance me out, too: their careful and considerate nature has tempered my impulsivity and reckless optimism many, many times.
In other words, we fit together wonderfully.
I knew Ray was special from the moment I met them. It probably doesn’t come as a surprise, then, that we later got married — and I’m very lucky to be able to say that after nearly seven years together, we are raising two perfect fur babies together (and more succulents than I can possibly count).
In many ways, ours is a love story that seems pretty…
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