Friday, August 10, 2012

44 years

Yep - we were married that long ago.  Can't believe it.  My sister in law has put it best when asked how they, who are also going to make 44 years in December, are asked how they have made it this long.  She said - well, we never wanted a divorce at the same time.  That says it all.

I would love to say it has been all wine and roses.  It has not.  There's been a lot of vinegar and thorns.  Some marriages appear to be wine and roses.  I really believe they too have the other.

It is interesting how people mature and change.  I guess I should be thankful we have been able to adjust to those changes over the years because they certainly have been there.

5 comments:

JuJu said...

Congratulations on 44! I hope that you guys find a way to celebrate in a style all your own!

YELLOWDOG GRANNY said...

congratulations..that's just terrific..that's longer than all 3 of my marriages put together.

Wisewebwoman said...

I am single longer than I was married, by a huge margin but I like being around happy accommodating marriages of which there are far too few.
Congrats on being one!
XO
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Cheyenne said...

I would also like to add my congratulations.

No marriage is perfect, and those that profess theirs to be perfect are lying. Or delusional.

Beth said...

We'll mark our 12th anniversary in just three weeks. Within the first decade I'd learned that the periods of "vinegar and thorns" (well put, by the way) make the good times more joyful.

Congratulations and Blessings as you celebrate!