"I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you," the Selling Sunset star wrote on Instagram in a sweet tribute

By Ashley Boucher
July 22, 2020 08:44 PM
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Tarek El Moussa, Heather Rae Young
Heather Rae Young/instagram

Heather Rae Young is celebrating one year with Tarek El Moussa.

The Selling Sunset star, 32, shared several photos on Instagram Wednesday to commemorate a year of dating the HGTV star, calling the father of two the "love" of her life.

Young wrote of how special her love is with El Moussa, and revealed that the couple "decided to commit" to one another early on in their relationship.

"From the first day I met you, to our first date and our second date when we decided to commit 100% before we barely even knew each other. But we knew what we had was special. We had that butterflies in your tummy,can’t eat, can’t stop smiling soul mate love. ❤️," Young wrote.

"I always knew it was out there, I knew I deserved to find it, I had given up hope that you were out there, and then there you were. It was unexpected for both of us and it was a moment that changed our lives forever," she continued in her heartfelt tribute.

Young called the Flip or Flop star her "very best friend in the whole world," adding that he is the "best daddy" with the "best heart."

"I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you," Young wrote. "Every single day waking up to your sweet face and holding me before bed. I love you beyond anything I could have ever dreamed or imagined. I promise to love you every single day @therealtarekelmoussa ❤️Happy One Year Anniversary my bunny bear 🐻 the love of my life. Me +you."

The couple started living together in January, splitting their time between Orange County and West Hollywood. The pair recently moved in to a new Newport Beach rental complete with rooms for El Moussa's two kids, Taylor, 9, and Brayden, 4, whom he shares with ex Christina Anstead.

Tarek El Moussa, his kids, and Heather Rae Young
Tarek El Moussa/Instagram

“In selling my old home, I let a piece of the past go,” El Moussa told PEOPLE at the time of the move. “It was a very defining moment in my life. But now it’s time to move on to the next chapter. And that’s right here.”

Young and El Moussa first met on the Fourth of July last year, and the realtor commemorated that day earlier this month with another photo on Instagram.

"One year of meeting!!!! I love you more than the world 🌎🇺🇸" she wrote in the caption for a sweet snap of the couple enjoying a boat ride, adding, "Defining moments......"