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A Happy Marriage

 

October 14, 2021



As Cheri and I are closing in on our 50th anniversary, I have been reflecting on what has kept us together all these years. Here are some tips I have learned over the past five decades.

1. Your wife is always right (even if she isn’t).

2. The most important words in your vocabulary need to be, “Yes, Dear.”

3. No matter how difficult it may be, try to never go to bed angry at each other.

4. The dog belongs to both of you, so you need to take your responsibility. For me, that’s four walks per day. For Cheri, it is always remembering her dog treats at just the right time.

5. Yes, you n...



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