A songfic told from Elliot's point of view. After the break up with Kathy he thinks about how much he truly loves his partner, accepting his feelings once and for all.

(Some events may not be true to the time this is supposed to have taken place but they work with the story so just try to go with it).

Disclaimer: Neither the characters or the song and it's lyrics are mine.

I Knew I Loved You

Elliot walked into his apartment. It was lonely, he had moved out and got the place pretty soon after he and Kathy had split, that is after sleeping in the cribs for a few weeks. Olivia had come with him to view the place, he loved the fact she had done that, they both laughed and played around as the land lady had said it was a great starter home for the two of them.

Maybe it's intuition
but some things you just don't question

He thought about Olivia Benson every night, it used to be in a different way, she was his best friend, the person he could truly depend on and trust his life with.

Like in your eyes, I see my future in an instant
And there it goes,
I think I found my best friend

Now though he thought about her in a different way and when he thought hard about it it was the way he had felt from the start.

I know that it might sound
more than a little crazy
but I believe...

How could he have been so blind to his feelings, she was everything he had ever wanted.

I knew I loved you before I met you
I think I dreamed you into life
I knew I loved you before I met you
I have been waiting all my life

He thought about all the times they had stood next to each other and he had felt her touch him unknowingly and the way his body tensed up and started to burn, he loved the feeling and smiled every time he got near to her, awaiting that feeling.

There's just no rhyme or reason
Only the sense of completion

Her face was stuck in his head all the time, he saw her in his dreams and felt her with him when she wasn't around, he loved the way he got lost in her chocolate brown eyes that were like pools he could just dive into.

And in your eyes, I see
the missing pieces I'm searching for
I think I've found my way home

He wished that things were different and that he had met her long before ever joining the SVU.

I know that it might sound
more than a little crazy
but I believe...

Part of him believed that he did know her before he met her, how else could she be the one he had been looking for his whole life and how could he have realized that the first time he saw her in person.

I knew I loved you before I met you
I think I dreamed you into life
I knew I loved you before I met you
I have been waiting all my life

He believed in God, in angels and in fate and believed in his heart that God had told the angels to put the two together, soul mates.

A thousand angels dance around you
I am complete now that I've found you

There was no other explanation. Olivia Benson was the woman he loved and he couldn't imagine his life without her in it, in any way shape or form. They were put on this planet to be together, he just knew it, their love was something that was out of their hands a love that was destined to be.

I knew I loved you before I met you

I think I dreamed you into life

I knew I loved you before I met you
I have been waiting all my life

He picked up the phone and dialed a number he knew by heart. He smiled as he heard her sweet voice answer.

"I knew I loved you before I met you

I think I dreamed you into life

I knew I loved you before I met you

I have been waiting all my life"

I know pretty cheesy but you have to love that song, Savage Garden rock!

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