Thirty-seven Years Ago...

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    Thirty-seven Years Ago...

    It's hard to believe the my wife and I have been married for 37 years...TODAY....

    It took many of those years, but I have finally learned to follow her directions. (I had to throw that in as she sometimes reads these.)

    We met during the middle of that first summer...and were married 71 days later....

    In reality, it has been quite a ride...some bumps, lots of laughs (now she actually gets most of my jokes), love and trust both ways, we NOW really think somewhat alike...OK, many times we think alike....OK, sometimes we think alike...OK OK, we have now been known to think alike......actually, thinking alike means I've chosen to see things her way

    I've learned a new language that has helped me gain understanding into the woman's world. Some of the vocabulary includes: "Yes, dear!"..."I hear what you're saying, dear."..."I'll get right on that, dear!"..."Honey, that's EXACTLY what I was thinking."...

    I couldn't have asked for a better partner...she understands me better than I do.

    I look forward to many more years together.

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    Congratulations, man...my parents will also celebrate their 37th in January. Here's to many more

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    August 18 my Wife and I were married 41 years and still kicking

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    Awesome!
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    Congrats. Having just "experienced" my 35th, I know exactly what you are talking about.

    Yes dear, and yes mam, save me from a lot of mental wear and tear.

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    Congratulations Ken. That's outstanding!


    Best wishes for many, many more!
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    Very good. I learned the "yes, dear" quickly, but the other stuff is still ahead for us. Congratulations.
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    Good deal. Keep doing what your told and She will be happy and you will too.

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    Congratulation ret. I too am still working on that language barrier.
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    Congrats!!!
    In a time when divorce rates are high, it's great to see !!!
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    37 years represents too much time investment for her to boot you out.

    Just too much trouble needed to break in a new guy (that's what my wife of 34 years says about our marriage).

    Ain't it great when you live with your soul mate?

    Congratulations!
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    Congratulations to you both!!
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    Congratulations Retsupt99. Your story is much like mine. 42 years this August 12th for us.

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    Congrats!

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    Heck I'm still getting used to my 37th b-day.... married 37 years?

    That is AWESOME. Congrats!

    Now find out where SHE wants to go for dinner, and get to it!
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