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Old 02-14-2019, 01:36 PM
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21 years as of a week ago. I said "our marriage is old enough to drink!"
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Old 02-14-2019, 02:54 PM
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13 years, last week.
Same number of years, my anniversary was just a few days ago. We were like, unsuspecting wedding buddies or something.
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Old 02-14-2019, 03:30 PM
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Old 02-14-2019, 04:34 PM
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You're clearly not one to waste time.
Really had no choice, as I was leaving for an overseas posting three days later and she wouldn't be joining me for another couple of months. It made a difference on the size of the apartment the embassy would provide.
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Old 02-14-2019, 05:17 PM
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I met the Incomparable Sunflower on May 19th 1972. We were married on May 17, 1975 This spring we will have been a couple 47 years and married 44 years.
We were married May 19, 1974, about three months after our first date on Valentine's Day. So 44 years, 45 in three months.
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Old 02-14-2019, 10:00 PM
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Big, fat zero. But had a partner for 10 years. He's still kicking, just in a different country. We have remained friends. I couldn't get a job in my field there, he couldn't live here due to family/health issues.
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It would have been about 3300 days, except the divorce was final about 440 days ago.

No great loss. Her choice, my benefit. (Just to make it clear, I filed, and won, the divorce suit.)

I should have listened to the old friend who told me that the definition of a bachelor was "someone who never made the same mistake once".
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Really had no choice, as I was leaving for an overseas posting three days later and she wouldn't be joining me for another couple of months. It made a difference on the size of the apartment the embassy would provide.
Makes sense - thanks.

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...I should have listened to the old friend who told me that the definition of a bachelor was "someone who never made the same mistake once".
A country singer once said, "Next time I'm just gonna find a woman I hate and give her half of everything I own."
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23 years in June. We didn't waste much time dating. We first met in August at the first meeting of faculty, and married the Saturday after teachers were released at the end of the year.

That's nothing on my 2 older sisters. One's first call home from her freshman year of college was "I've met the man I'm going to marry!" They've been married 32 years.

Another was stationed far away, so I didn't talk to her much, but I'd heard the entire saga of bf X. One day I called my mom to talk and asker what she was doing. "Packing for your sister's wedding" was her answer. "She finally got X to come around?" I asked. "No, she's marrying George," Mom said. "Who's George?"
They've been married probably 25 years.
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I met him March 3, he moved into my house the first week in April and we got married on the 4th of July, all in 1987. Coming up on 32 years!
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Met my wife-to-be in college sometime in 1980-81, but we were slightly more than acquaintances and she was with the guy she would be married to for 13 years. Another 13-year relationship followed that. Meanwhile, I had no marriages or even serious relationships.

In October 2009 we reconnected, things clicked, I proposed nine months later, and we were married nine months after that, in April 2011. So we're coming up on eight years of wedded bliss (seriously).
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Old 02-17-2019, 08:36 PM
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We celebrated Valentines Day today, as Thursday was too complicated. My wife's card to me said that we had been married for 13,013 days as of today.

I don't have that many fingers, but I'm sure she's right!
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We'll be married 49 years in June, together 50 years in August.
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Met my wife-to-be in college sometime in 1980-81, but we were slightly more than acquaintances and she was with the guy she would be married to for 13 years. Another 13-year relationship followed that. Meanwhile, I had no marriages or even serious relationships.

In October 2009 we reconnected, things clicked, I proposed nine months later, and we were married nine months after that, in April 2011. So we're coming up on eight years of wedded bliss (seriously).
Hope you enjoy your next 3-5 years together.
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Old 02-21-2019, 08:18 AM
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Hey! I resemble that remark!

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We were married in 2001, I keep getting the math wrong.

We've been married 18 and a half 17 and a half years.

This may, we'll have been together twenty years. Our first movie we saw together was Phantom Menace. Luckily, she still liked me.
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D-Day (makes it easy to remember) of 2019 will make it 60 years.

Always remember the story about a couple who had been married for 75 years, and were being interviewed by the local newspaper. Finally the reporter asked the wife if she had ever, at any time, contemplated divorce. Her emphatic answer was "Never divorce!. Murder a couple of times, but never divorce".
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My wife and I have been married 21 years, together 23. A guy I went to school with had his 36th year anniversary last fall and people were congratulating him and his wife on Facebook for being successfully married for so long. He pointed out that his parents had been married for 74 years, so his marriage wasn't even to the halfway point yet.
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If you mean April 2018, same here, right down to the month. I was married to my first wife for 23 years, and since there were zero days between the divorce settlement and my remarriage, I've been married for 48 consecutive years.
You rushed things!!!!!!

I waited a whole week!

We were also an April wedding. 2006, so 13 years. I had been married for 16 years before, but separated for three years. My ex wouldn’t agree to a divorce for the longest time, and under Japanese law, it was very hard to force the issue until she agreed.
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7 years this July, first for her, it was my 3-1/3 marriage*.






* 1st marriage lasted 3 years, 2nd for 2 weeks then we had it annulled, that's the 1/2. 2nd lasted 17 years, it shouldn't have lasted that long. I wanted out after about 4. The 3rd and current will be my last.
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So you've only had seven anniversaries. So have I, and I got married in 2011!
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