S: Our Story: Robert & Ashley
BC: to be continued...
FC: Robert & Ashley | O U R S T O R Y
2: about us | Samuel Robert | August 31st | Red | Fishin' & Mudridin' | Adventurous | Loyal | Strong | Danger on Panther Peek | Take It Outside - Brantley Gilbert | Varsity Blues
3: Ashley Nicole | February 12th | Turquoise & Pink | Photography | Adventurous | Caring | Outgoing | Captivating | A Thousand Years - Christina Perri | All Lion King Movies
4: H O W W E M E T | We met in elementary school and reconnected February 2011. I went to the airport to see him off for basic training into the Marine Corp on Valentines Day. | Our first date was to Sarah & Bradley Aldread's Wedding | O U R F I R S T D A T E
5: O U R F I R S T K I S S | Our first kiss was on May 14, 2011. It was Robert's first day back home from basic training. I went over to his house to see him and he kissed me as soon as he saw me on the front porch. | The first "I Love You" happened while he was away at Basic Training. I told him first. | F I R S T I L O V E Y O U
6: Ashley's 21st birthday - the first day we hung out. We just got in the car and drove around without a care in the world. No plans, no worries. Just two friends catching up. After Basic Training - We hung out everyday but one. We got a lot closer, Robert says thats when he knew he was going to marry me one day
9: I Cross My Heart & Promise To Give All I've Got To Give ToMake All Your Dreams Come True In All The World You'll Never Find A Love As True As Mine.
10: On February 14, 2012, Robert left for the Marine Corp. I drove all the way to the airport to see him, just to tell him goodbye for 3 months. Little did we know that when he came home, he would come home as my boyfriend. | .............................................. | November 23, 2011 8:01p.m.
11: Robert came home for pre-deployment leave, we all went to pick him up at the airport. I walked up to hug him but before I could hug him he dropped down to one knee and asked me to marry him. It was perfect
12: The Wedding | 04.07.2012 | After we got engaged, Robert had to go back to Virginia to deploy to Cuba. Not knowing the next time we would see each other was when I walked down the isle - 5 long Months Later.
13: Our Special Day
16: Robert, You are my dearest and closest friend. Today I give myself to you. Using the love that we share as a vessel, through the pressures of the present and the uncertainties of our future, I can promise that you will always have my deepest love, my fullest devotion, and my most tender care. I promise to love you through all the hard times And cherish you through all the good To never take you for granted and to honor our marriage above all else. I promise to always strive to encourage and inspire you, to laugh with you, and to comfort you in times of sorrow and struggle. No matter where life takes you, I promise to love you in good times and in bad, And to always be there by your side to help you through all the deployment. when life seems easy and also when times become difficult, when our love is simple, and when things becomes complicated. I promise to honor you, and to always hold our love for each other in highest regard These things I pledge to you today, and all the days of our life together. I pray that as we grow old we would continue to strengthen each other in our walks with God and always help each other through the good and bad. I Love You. Ashley | The Vows
17: Baby, You are my life. Without you I wouldn't be able to breathe. You complete me and taught me what true happiness is, and as long as my heart beats it is your to keep. As long as I am alive, my arms will wrap you in protection. As long as I'm still breathing my hand will work to provide for you. And as long as my blood pulses I will love you with every once of passion my body, heart, and soul can give you. These I promise you today as your best friend, your protector, provider, and your husband. I love you, Robert | Forever My Best Friend