“I am nothing special; just a common man with common thoughts, and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who’s ever lived: I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough.” -The Notebook.
These words were uttered to Erin from Mike during their wedding ceremony, and they so accurately describe his love for her. When it comes down to it, nothing in the world matters to this couple more than each other. A relationship that started at the sea was solidified the only way that seemed appropriate, at the same beach where they met years ago.