While on a day-long tour of the French countryside, another tour member struck up a conversation with Gail. “So, how long have you two been married.” Gail replied, “37 years.” After a pause, the woman then said, “And you’re still holding hands?!”
It reminded us both that what we take for granted isn’t always the norm. Marriages lasting over 30 years are becoming more rare today. And those couples who do stay married for decades don’t always have a close relationship any more.