Martin
Martin
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December 20th, 2010 at 4:05:13 PM permalink
Quote: timberjim

Congratulations - My wife and I are at 32 years and counting. It is nice to hear about other long term successful marriages. Along this line, bear with me for a quick anecdote. We were recently at a funeral for my best friends father. He and his wife had been very happily married over 65 years. While offering condolences his widow said that it was indeed "a sad day because they were finally starting to get along"!!!



Absolutely wonderful - my bride and I know exactly what she means.
RaleighCraps
RaleighCraps
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December 20th, 2010 at 4:17:32 PM permalink
I'll weigh in with my 32 1/2 years of wedded bluss as well.
Always borrow money from a pessimist; They don't expect to get paid back ! Be yourself and speak your thoughts. Those who matter won't mind, and those that mind, don't matter!
Doc
Doc
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December 20th, 2010 at 6:25:56 PM permalink
My wife and I have been very happily married for 35 years, and I don't think that 35 out of 42 is all that bad a record.
EvenBob
EvenBob
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December 20th, 2010 at 6:53:58 PM permalink
Quote: RaleighCraps

I'll weigh in with my 32 1/2 years of wedded bluss as well.



I lost count of how many years I've been married, was I supposed to be keeping track? I like the old quote: "Marriage is like a visit that never ends and you're wearing your worst clothes." Think about it..
"It's not enough to succeed, your friends must fail." Gore Vidal

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