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7 Joys to be had from a lengthy marriage


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Cerith Gardiner - published on 04/15/21

Here's what makes marriage over the years even more magical.

With the recent death of Britain’s Prince Philip, many people have appreciated how difficult the loss must be for Queen Elizabeth II after 73 years of marriage. News outlets have highlighted what the couple achieved in their life together, which reinforces what a gift it is to grow old with someone by your side.

While we may not be living in palaces or have any crown jewels, many of us can testify to the joy of married life. So to celebrate the beauty of marriage, look to these wonders of having a loving spouse over the decades …


Read more:
12 Lessons from the 71-year-long marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip (Photos)

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