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Karlien van Jaarsveld declares her love

2017-09-04 13:52
Karlien van Jaarsveld, Joe Breytenbach
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Cape Town – South African singer Karlien van Jaarsveld – who is pregnant  – has declared her love for ex-rugby player Joe Breytenbach.

Joe and Karlien were married in a secret ceremony in March of this year.

Karlien has two other children from her previous marriage to Derick Hougaard. This will be Joe’s first child. 

In a post on the mother of two’s Instagram she says that: “I love you like I’ve never loved anyone, because I’ve never known THIS depth of love ever before.”

The Afrikaans words were accompanied by a picture of the two in black and white, smiling. The post was uploaded on Monday. 

See a translation of the post here:

“If I ever get the opportunity to tell my story about my 12 year road about dreaming of ‘Hosea’ love, I think many people will choose to wait and to not get married because ‘your time is running out’ or because it is the next step.

So many times in my life I heard the words ‘Karlien, you live in a dream world where you think fairy tales are true’ and although I believed for a very long time that there is Hosea love out there, I also became dilapidated in time and the reality around me with ‘Hosea love only exist in stories’ and I started working on everything, to try and make everything work, even though the Word says "not by works, but by faith". 

By Faith, and pain and humiliation I walked without hope on love.

Then I met you Johannes Christiaan, and you come and show me what Hosea love is and the reality of my long, lost faith in fairy tales. I love you like I’ve never loved anyone, because I’ve never known THIS depth of love ever before.
You are my Hosea. And I will always be grateful.”

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