Author Topic: Relationship Advice From America's Longest-Married Couple  (Read 465 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ZealousZeal

  • Ima Xanthippe
  • Moderator
  • Protokentarchos
  • *****
  • Posts: 3,616
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: OCA
Relationship Advice From America's Longest-Married Couple
« on: November 25, 2013, 01:14:52 PM »
John and Ann Betar celebrate their 81st wedding anniversary today.

Quote
Work at your marriage
"Marriage isn't a lovey-dovey thing, y'know, for 80 years," Ann says. "You learn to accept one another's way of life."

"Devote your time to understanding one another," she adds. "Really, that's the whole thing."

"We always hold hands," John adds.

Appreciate your family
"Well, we just take things as they come, and we're contented, and we have lovely family to support us," John says. "Beautiful."

"Agreement, disagreements, preparation on brining up your kids," Ann adds. "That was the main interest, was your children."

Roll with it
"Be content with what you have and what you're doing," says John.

"We have watched the world change together," he continues. "The key is to always agree with your wife."

More about them (and video) at the link.
O Virgin pure, immaculate, O Lady Theotokos
Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!
O fleece bedewed with every grace, O Virgin Queen and Mother
Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!

Offline hecma925

  • Non-clairvoyant, but you can call me Elder
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 12,012
  • Unbreakable! He's alive, dammit! It's a MIRACLE!
    • Blog
  • Faith: Truthful Chalcedonian Truther
  • Jurisdiction: Orthodox Church of the South
Re: Relationship Advice From America's Longest-Married Couple
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2013, 01:21:33 PM »
Very nice.  Many years!
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

Once Christ has filled the Cross, it can never be empty again.

"But God doesn't need your cookies!  Arrive on time!"

Offline ZealousZeal

  • Ima Xanthippe
  • Moderator
  • Protokentarchos
  • *****
  • Posts: 3,616
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: OCA
Re: Relationship Advice From America's Longest-Married Couple
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2013, 01:26:05 PM »
Very nice.  Many years!

Many more!  :D
O Virgin pure, immaculate, O Lady Theotokos
Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!
O fleece bedewed with every grace, O Virgin Queen and Mother
Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!

Offline biro

  • Site Supporter
  • Stratopedarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 19,032
  • Excelsior
Re: Relationship Advice From America's Longest-Married Couple
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2013, 01:47:32 PM »
Awwww  :-*

Mazel tov