Married 30 years today

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   Posted 9/12/2010 2:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes we have made it to 30 years today, it only seems like yesterday. We have 4 wonderful children and one grandaughter and 3 step grandaughters. All of our children are engaged to be married our youngest our only daughter gets married next May and our oldest gets married September next year. So in our family 13 is a lucky number My dh was born on the 13 and my inlaws where married on the 13 they would of been married 54 years next month.
My tip for staying married so long that is easy just ask our kids they coppied us with this my DH is my best friend. We share a lot of intersts we are both country kids he grew up in the timber industry I grew up on a cattle property. We share the love of a lot of the same things even our hobbies. We enjoy being together in fact we would of been happy with just the 2 of us but we where blessed with 4 children.

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   Posted 9/12/2010 2:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats!!! That is awesome. We will hit 25 next March. I am happy for you.
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   Posted 9/12/2010 3:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Kathy, Happy Anniversary and many more.
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   Posted 9/12/2010 3:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Kathy,

I am so happy for you!!!

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   Posted 9/12/2010 8:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats, 30 years is something to be proud of and I hope it is very special for you all.

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   Posted 9/12/2010 9:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Kathy, that is so wonderful. My hubby and I just hit the 20 yr. mark. I hope we get to 30 as well. :)
Best wishes,

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   Posted 9/12/2010 9:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kathy,

Congrats! We just had our 30th in June! Seems impossible that we're such geezers!

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   Posted 9/12/2010 9:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Kathy, congratulations!!! I love hearing from couples who have been married for many years. Their stories are always so interesting, and I especially love hearing the dating and wedding stories.

I wish you and your husband much love and laughter in the coming years of your marriage.


ps - SO much inspiration here - I love reading about couples who are celebrating longterm marriages:

Happy 30th Anniversary to Acheybody and her hubby as well!!!
Happy 20th Anniversary to 1flwrchild and her husband for 20 years of marriage!!!!
Happy Almost 25th Anniversary to sobermommy and her husband.
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   Posted 9/12/2010 9:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Pam, very sweet of you!!!
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   Posted 9/13/2010 5:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy anniversary! In december, it will be 30yrs for us too.
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   Posted 9/13/2010 8:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats to you and yours Kathy!!!!30 years is a wonderful occasion!!!!
Yes, I think your words of wisdom on how to stay together for so long is very important and true!!!
Hope you guys enjoy your day!!!!! Put on a holla shirt and do a lil dance for hubby!!!!!! wink
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