I will never forget, until I moved out to live with my then-boyfriend and now husband how my dad would get me a bouquet of roses every year for Valentine’s Day. He would buy some for my mom, some for me, and some for my little sister.
While my dad is no sap, he is a proper gentleman and wanted to ensure I knew just how much I was loved and what I should expect from a man someday. Of course, I found the man who also showers me with roses and I could not be more in love with him.
So, now that you are all in your feels thinking your dad, let me help make you even more sappy…
A relationship between a dad and his daughter is vital. You will learn things from your dad that you can’t learn from anyone else.
But, that means that when something causes this relationship to end, typically as a result of a death, it leaves someone very sad…
And, I’m sure this girl could relate.
Let me just tell you the story because I read this on the news the other day and it had me full blown goosebumps and tears…
Bailey Sellers’ dad, Michael, died from cancer when she was only 16 years old. But, before he died, her dad decided he didn’t want her to stop getting a birthday wish from him and a birthday message.
So, she has still been getting one every year since his death.
Michael set it up so that each year on her birthday, she would receive a bouquet of flowers and a short, but sweet, note.
Well, this year, Bailey turned 21. And, this year, just like every other year, she received a big bouquet of flowers just two days before her birthday with an one that read:
“This is my last love letter to you, until we meet again. I don’t want you to shed another tear for me my baby girl for I am in a better place. You are and always will be the most jewel I was ever given.”
Bailey decided to make a tweet about it which now has gone viral, with more than 360,000 retweets.
But, if this doesn’t just tug at your heartstrings like it did mine! What a sweet sign of the true love of a parent…
Excuse me while I go grab a tissue. I’m not crying, you’re crying!