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Old 09-19-2023, 01:13 AM
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Default How long have you been married?

This doesn’t apply to you singletons out there, obviously, but for the married folks I was curious to learn how long your marriages have been.

Next May 15 my wife and I will have been married forty years.


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Old 09-19-2023, 02:40 AM
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Met a skinny woman in a bar on Friday June 13th 1980.

In 1990, she decided she'd like to be married, I asked who to, she thumped me.

We got married on 13th June 1990.

Occasionally I ask her when marriage licences expire.

She doesn't thump me any more.
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Long enough that I should charge for giving advice.
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My lovely bride and I got married in the shadow of the Watchung Mountains on July 5th, 1980. That makes forty-three years. She's my best friend we are still madly in love!

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Will be forty years on November 25th.
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Married 31 years to a lovely girl I met while in the Peace Corps.
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When you have to stop and do the mental math, it’s been a while.

We always said we wanted to go to Vegas and renew our vows in front of Elvis, but I understand the Graceland empire has reached out and shut that down.
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Got married 18 years ago when I was 42. Had a kid at 54…..my wife is 18 years younger them me. She’s a great wife and an amazing mother. My daughter is now 6. Hope to live long enough to see her move out and start a life of her own.

As a good friend always asks me….How did an a-hole like you wind up with a women like that?
I got lucky
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Old 09-19-2023, 05:08 AM
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It wasn’t the first marriage for either of us. We were “an item” for 5 years, and then got married. In a few weeks, it will 29 years of marriage, for which I am profoundly grateful. She’s my kind of gal: has a really good heart, is pretty darn smart, and works well with my “quirks and idiosyncrasies”.
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40 years last month - best 40 years of my life and counting.....

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Which time?!?

We were the classic when Harry Met Sally story. Two workmates, both in the middle of divorces, became best friends and weekend playmates and, after a couple years, the magic happened.

30 years in July, three great, educated, employed kids, two houses, two dogs and a lifetime of memories.

Oh, the stories I could tell…
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36 years to my first wife....so far...

She always says "Love is a decision" and I agree.

Someone asked us once "what's the secret to a successful marriage?"
She answered "you have to have the same goals." I quickly agreed, adding "yes we share the same goal. We both want to keep her happy..."
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I quickly agreed, adding "yes we share the same goal. We both want to keep her happy..."
I love that line and will use it! 40 years come December for us. At each anniversary I quip, “__ years ago you settled and I won the lottery”.
I once bought her a t-shirt saying, “My next husband will be normal”. I could not resist when seeing that one.
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29 years ago. Seems like yesterday.
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31 years, which is about 20 years too long.
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