As the late, great Barry White once sang in his smooth, silky baritone voice – Love Ain’t Easy.
Of course in the beginning it’s all butterflies and swooning, but after the initial romance it truly takes a special bond to become a team, to cultivate your love to survive the rough times as well as the good, and to come out smiling on the other side.
We recently asked Bored Panda couples to send in their before-and-after pics, and now we have compiled a list of the cutest photos. You can just feel the love coming right out from the images! It’s pretty obvious that these lucky couples share a lifelong bond that only a lucky few will experience. Scroll down to check them out below, and feel free to share your own stories in the comments!