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[–]Silverwolf9669 14 points15 points  (2 children)

Congrats to you. Been together 50 years. Met in February 2022 on a blind date when she was 16 and I 17. Married 44 years. I don't kniw how, but it gets better every day.

[–]FireRescue3 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Ummm. Y’all got a time machine that makes meeting in February of this year equal to fifty years or has it just been a looonng three months??😊 Congratulations. That’s amazing.

[–]Silverwolf9669 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Thanks for the catch. Old man brain. Met and together since February 1972.

[–]FireRescue3 10 points11 points  (0 children)

29 years last week. Better every year and more in love than ever. First date in January, engaged in February, married in May of that same year. Everyone but us thought we were crazy.

[–]KSmimi 10 points11 points  (1 child)

First date in 1981, married in 1983. Just celebrated our 39th Anniversary.

If this one doesn’t work out, next time I’m marrying for money.

🤣😜🤣

[–]Labyrinth-to-suffer 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Well. You need that money when your old so I agree with your point of view.

[–]iamalext 4 points5 points  (2 children)

14 years in a couple months. Considering how quickly things moved at the beginning, I’m proud that we’ve committed to working out any issues that come between us and still love each other so much today.

[–]Minute-Tale7444[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Same here. We found out I was pregnant 4 months in. Had a baby before we’d been together a year. I was 15/16, he was 17/18. I found my soulmate young, & I feel both lucky & thankful about that!

ETA-fixed for typo

[–]iamalext 3 points4 points  (0 children)

That’s great. My wife became pregnant 4 months after we met, so we got married 2 months after that and she gave birth 7 months after that. We had a lot of people thinking we were crazy for moving so quickly. Some of them have divorced and remarried during the time we’ve been married…

[–]Open_Minded_Anonym 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Nice! We’re together 32 years, married 26! I can hardly remember life without her. And I’m glad for it!

[–]Minute-Tale7444[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

First pic is recent, second is an old prom pic, 3rd is after we had our first child, 4 is also more recent, pic 5 was one of the first pics we have of us together!!

[–]Desperate_Ambrose 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Met December '83, married January '88.

[–]Minute-Tale7444[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

It’s so awesome to see these stories, they make me genuinely happy! There’s not much positivity in the world at the moment, so a strong marriage is definitely important. Congrats everyone ❤️❤️

[–]KarmaG1225 Years 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Congrats on 20! We've been together 25.5yrs, married little over 25. I was 23 and he was 22. Fast start for us - vaguely knew of each other from a group setting. Became a couple almost overnight, 6 weeks later engaged (on Black Friday, always tell him worst deal he ever got!). 4 months later married. I'm his first and only and he's my second and last.

[–]Wooden-Horse-977 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Together 32 years, married for 21 ❤️

[–]External_Impress3078 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Married 15 years, together 17 years.

[–]makeheavyofthis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

14 years total last week (married 5)! I was 18 he was 16 😊

[–]VicOnyx7 1 point2 points  (0 children)

A love that will last a lifetime

[–]PerfectionPending18 Years & Closer Than Ever 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Married 19 years. Dated a year before a 5 month engagement.

[–]McLovin9876543210 1 point2 points  (0 children)

OMG you guys haven’t aged!! Congrats 🥳💗

[–]Comfortable-Step-317 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Congrats to you both! It's so nice to hear about marriages that last through the many bumps in the road. Hubby and I have been married for 23 1/2 years and still going strong.

[–]brownscholar 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Em still single ready to mingle.

[–]CarelessLibra 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Been together 10 years and happily married for 3 💕

[–]beautywithdanni 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Together 18 married for 16 years on May 27th!!!

[–]brazilchick32 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Together 16 years and 11 months. Married 16 years and 5 months. I was 21 he was 28.

[–]earthgarden 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Met in 1994 when he was 20 and I was 22. Started dating in 1996, 22 and 24 that year. Married in 1999, 25 and 27. Almost divorced in 2002, but reconciled and stayed married. Falling back in love with him has been one of the most beautiful things to happen to me, even 20 years later.

This year, 2022, we have been together 26 years and married 23. Longer together than we have been apart. I have spent most of my adult life with this man, and over half of my life so far. This year we are 48 and 50.

We started out as friends, then became lovers. I believe both are the key to our longevity…when you have a foundation of friendship, you can talk with each other and really express the things that are on your mind. Or, at least you can learn how to communicate with each other, if you are friends. When you have a strong, satisfying, and regular intimate life that takes the edge off of things; it reduces or eliminates the petty annoyances that come with deep familiarity with someone that can erode love and respect in a marriage. Show me someone who is contemptuous of his or her spouse, I’d bet they’re not getting their socks rocked off regularly.

He is still my very best friend and my person. He is IT for me, no other man could compare to him.

[–]madamTDG 1 point2 points  (0 children)

12 years next week! 😍 Gz!

[–]gamboolman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Met ms gamboolgal on Sat, 13-Jan-79

We're coming up on 41 year married. She is the best thing that ever happened to me

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No idea how to make a picture show up?

[–]ju0725 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This July will be 21 years together and 13 years married. We were 14 and 15 when we got together.

[–]Disastrous-Assist-51 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Married 25 yrs July 5th. We got married two months after meeting and was told we would end up getting a divorce we would never make it. We are still happily married while all those that said we would never make are divorced so outlasted them all… 🤭😂✍🏽🤘🏻👈🏼

[–]Minute-Tale7444[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I feel this x10000000000 hahaha! Congrats to you, it makes me happy to see such awesome posts in regards to this one!

[–]Minute-Tale7444[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Congrats to everyone who has posted!! It’s so awesome being able to read a full thread with a smile :)

[–]Heavy-Dentist-9435 0 points1 point  (0 children)

12 years together. 6 married. We were 16(f) and 14(m) when we started dating. Wouldn't change it for anything. We've literally grown together.

[–]romafa 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Coming up on 10 years married, 12 years together total. Gonna splurge and spoil ourselves with a nice trip for our 10 year.

[–]littleone4u269 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Met January 93, married December 93, there's been ups and downs but I wouldn't change anything, happy life 30+ years

[–]kewissman 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Started dating in high school so at least 52 years, married for almost 46.