This was some of the best marriage advice I’ve every received . . . from a woman who’d been married 70 years!
Today I’m introducing a new series of posts I’m calling “Family Friday.” Every Friday I’ll post snippets of honest-to-goodness family life. Sometimes it’ll be an anecdote, sometimes a spattering of quotes, maybe a poll I conduct very informally, maybe something else. But it will always have to do with family living, the joys, the pains, the humor, the beauty.
Some of you know that my day job is in the field of home health care. Last year I was seeing an elderly woman, 91 years old to be exact, and had the opportunity to meet her husband, 92. They’d just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. I asked her what the secret to a long, happy marriage was.
Now, if you’re married, listen up. This is the wisdom of the ages.
She massaged her hands together and smiled sheepishly. Then, in her soft voice she said, “Well, every night when we…
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