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3 Secrets to 9 Years of Wedded Bliss

Today my husband and I are celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary. I’m a little shocked because it does not seem like it’s really been nine years since we said our vows. However, when I look at the two little guys running around and think about the various trials we’ve been through together, it does feel like nine years.

I’ll give you a little insight to the relationship my husband and I have. We were high school sweethearts as we started dating when we were 16. However, I have to admit that if my husband hadn’t been so persistent, I never would have went out on that first date with him. He had been trying to get me to go out with him for well over a year and I had absolutely no interest in him. The turning point, and I admit that this was horrible of me, was when I broke up with my “long-time” boyfriend of 7 months. I didn’t want to be sitting at home on Saturday night wondering what my ex was doing, so I asked my husband via a note in Algebra when he was going to take me out on that date. I know, horrible and manipulative, right? Little did I know that I would actually have fun and like the guy!

So, here we are…fourteen years later celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary and I couldn’t be any happier with our life together. The man is my best friend – in every sense. He’s the one I love to argue with, the one I go to first for advice, the one who knows all my secrets, the one who isn’t afraid to tell me exactly what he thinks, and the list could go on forever… This doesn’t mean that we don’t have heated arguments and …