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Marelle Jacks says:

Everlasting Love
My love and I married very young with 3 children. His and mine.We both had lost our spouses at young ages, me at 19 and he at 23. So thansk God we found each other, married in 1966, and made a wonderful family. We have now raised 5 children have 6 grandchildren and 1 greatgrandson. We had our love to carry us to celebrate our 45 anniversary in Dec.
We never had an actual honeymoon, only to my husbands Aunt Almas Mobile Home Park.We went for a few days and came home in our little “Covair” and got our children and started our life in a 2 bedroom house, to say it was slighly crowded is is underestimated. He is my husband, my confidante, my lover, my pillow to cry on and my very best friend. He has gone through some very rough illnesses with me and with him as well. We are still enjoying life, having fun and We are now empty nesters. We do knoew it was in Gods plan for us to be together, why we had to go through the first part of losing loves we do not know or question just that our love is eternal. Thank you for reading part of my lifes memories, as it would have taken a book to write it all.

  • Rachelle says:

    I was traveling indefinitely, James was on a two week holiday. We met in Shanghai, he from England, me from the US. We spent 6 days together, as friends. Before his departure, i said goodbye and caught a taxi. Upon entering my taxi I saw James running, his face looked as if his mother had just died. I yelled ‘James’ he came and said ‘I love you’ We met in Xi’an, two days later he went to England. We kept in contact and he said, ‘wherever you are in February, i will visit you’ He did, all the way to Australia.

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  • Rudolf Kieck says:

    I’m very impressed using the way you put your emotions into phrases. I want I could produce just like you. Excellent stuff.

  • Julett Broadnax says:

    Well, I have been having an affair for many years now – and we try to meet as often as time and schedule permit. We have met in the mountains and at the seashore, in the United States and abroad. Some times we have been lucky enough to spend 30 days with each other, sheltered from any outside distractions.
    I am planning a trip to meet him in Assisi, Italy in May. We have such a special relationship that we try to meet as often as possible. Have you guessed who my darling is? Well, give you a hint – his initials are JC – and last May I spent 30 days in a silent retreat with him and really got to know him so much better. He is faithful at all tmes, even when I neglect to make the time for him. Well, Jesus, hope to meet with you again soon so we can have more one-on-one time together.

  • Pat Harding says:

    My Marine Corps husband left for Vietnam just weeks after our April 1967 wedding. Apart until January 1968, his 5 day R&R ended abruptly when he was recalled after just two days together. The romance and beauty of the island completely overshadowed by his sudden recall, I took the next plane back home to Indiana. He arrived home 5 months later but we have never returned to Hawaii.
    This April we celebrate our 45th anniversary, and oh, how I wish I could surprise him with the Hawaiian vacation we missed so long ago.

  • Linda Knosalla says:

    “You have to see them at sunset” the locals from Monument Valley told us. Sunset would be soon and my husband lie snoring on the hotel bed. It had been a long way with still a day to go. He was exhausted. We had been married for 35 years and impromtu decisions had given way to contemplation of traveling many times. Shaking him gently I asked, “Can we watch the sunset through those beautiful red rocks?” To my surprise, he sat up and yawned. “Let’s get a move on,” he said with a smile. I loved him right then more than ever. It brought back all those whirlwind days when we dreamed together. That sunset was as beautiful as they had and we watched until it was gone. I held my husband’s mature calloused hand back the whole way.

  • Sergio Gamboa says:

    She was 21 and I was 22. I from Los Angeles and she from Stuttgart, Germany. We met in a lisbon Pension or guest houst. It was love at first sight. Me and and Italian guy invited her out to dinner. All three of us went out. Through the middle of dinner, the Italian guy noticed that he was the third wheel, he got up and left. We were alone and together. After dinner we strolled down to the beach with some wine. We made love on the beach. Soon after we got married, had children and are still married after twenty years.

  • JANESSA BERNSTEIN says:

    On a cold November day, I was sitting on the Long Island Rail Road waiting to depart for NYC. It was 7:00am yet some passengers did not care about the early hour or others around them. Their voices carried through the train. Suddenly, a handsome man who I had not previously noticed let out a loud “Shhh,” silencing the rude passengers. I found this hilarious and could not take my eyes off of the bringer of train justice so we started speaking. We hit it off and have been together since, riding the train each morning (and it’s quiet).

  • D. Elton Trueblood: “Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.”

  • Carol Henderson says:

    In 1965, I shy girl, Carol, went off to college. One of her hopes was to get to talk to a guy there named Ken, who wrote a weekly article in a teen magazine she faithfully read. Just one conversation would have thrilled her.
    immediately, she met Suzie, a bubbly freshman. Suzie introduced her to Ken. Yes, it turned out to be “the Ken”!
    One day, Suzie bounced into Carol’s room saying Ken wanted to see her downstairs. Carol had wet hair. Ken wanted to go out in two hours. No way! ( It was before hand held hair driers.) “She told Suzie, “No”. The nerve, 2 hour!
    Suzie went to deliver the message. Bouncing back she said, “I told him, ‘yes’.” “What! I can’t be ready”, Carol said. “I’ll help you,” Suzie responded.
    Carol made it on time! The rest is history.

  • Jake says:

    After my girlfriend almost died I surprised her with a trip to Jamaica and pretended to be married when we checked in so we could be upgraded to a suite. It was amazing and we had two balconies overlooking the sea where we spent every night watching the sunset and shooting stars. We also found an amazing little beach off the resort that we paddled kayaks to and had it all to ourselves. It felt like we were in a movie the entire vacation.

  • Candie Wells says:

    The best travel I’ve ever had was both times to the sunshine state the first being when I was 18 in 1980 and traveled from NY to Florida to visit my uncle, but the best travel experience was in 2009 with my fiance to go from Boston,Ma to his nephews graduation in Kissimee, Fl. as this was our 1st trip as a couple and his 1st flight… We were so enchanted with the sunshine state that we returned & we now reside here in Florida.

  • Old Soul says:

    Summer. Oregon. I was filming streetbike races and returning to NY. We spoke and I watched him as he intently watched my face. I blinked and the weekend was over. I drove the U-haul back to NY crushed. We stayed in contact. Within a month I exited the plane, the first thing I saw was his grin. Without thinking we kissed. We went skydiving, elk hunting, and ocean fishing that month. I was magnetized by his untamed, stoic nature. The economy and 3,000 miles crushed us. From NY I think of my partner everytime I look at the moon.

  • Caroline Neubauer says:

    A spontaneous, last minute trip- on miles, took me to the Big Island, Hawaii.
    Over Halloween weekend in 2008, I saw the lava filled island in a new way.

    My good friend Michael and I stayed at the Four Seasons Hualalai for just one heavenly night, but it was the BEST time of my life…that and getting engaged and married.

    The lush foliage, ocean view vistas, sprawling property, bungalow type accommodations overlooking the hammerhead sharks, snorkeling with spotted eagle rays, yummy breakfast buffet, swimming in warm infinity pools and being misted every couple of hours by Evian spritzers filled our 24 hours.

    That was not all that made this trip so memorable and marking Hualalai, Big Island as one of my most favorite spots on earth; I fell in love with my best friend, my first and only boyfriend, fiancé and husband- the man of my dreams.

  • Unknown: “Fear is nothing except a drain of energy and Not a power unto itself. Trust in yourself, For therein lies the true power.”

  • Kris Fischer says:

    When I met the “other Yank” at the youth hostel in Launceston, Tasmania, I never thought I’d still be traveling with him forty years later. Peter offered my friends and I a free place to spend the night in Roseberry, Tasmania. We stopped in the predominately male, mining camp and much to my friends’ horror spent the night. I stayed in Peter’s room in the single men’s quarters of the Roseberry Mine. My friends continued on the next day to tour Tasmania, but I spent the entire week in Roseberry. When Peter and I parted, Peter said he might quit his mining job and travel with me in New Zealand where I was headed next. When I met my friends back at the Melbourne train station, they asked, “Where have you been?” When I answered that I thought I’d met the man I was going to marry. They laughed, but three weeks later on the ferry going from the North Island of New Zealand to the South Island of New Zealand a certain special man tapped me on the shoulder and we embraced. In an age before the internet and cell phones with only notes left in hostels and Post Restante, fate had brought us together. After two weeks of hitch hiking around the South Island, we realized we were making travel plans for a lifetime. The trip continues…

  • Bridgett Peak says:

    I firstly started my travels as I am a professional Ballet dancer. I had trained at the Birmingham royal ballet school, joined Vienna festival ballet and even travelled to Ireland to be a member of The national Ballet of Ireland. In early 2010 I was offered a contract with The English National Ballet and accepted straight away. My first week on the job and I met a lovely man by the name Nick Peak, we had been partnered together to dance with each other in the production ’swan lake’. After rehearsal he asked me if I would like to go out for a drink with friends… We got along really well and continued rehearsals through the week. We then decided to date. I however had to come back to Australia after the contract, he didn’t want me to leave so immediately booked a plane ticket to Australia and followed me back to Sydney. He proposed to me on my birthday that year, got married in May 2011, where only a few of his family members could make it out, and now we are planning a trip back to the uk to also celebrate over there. As we are both dancers at The Royal New Zealand ballet we work our bodies to the ground with sore muscles, strains and joints all the time, and definitely are in need of a getaway.
    Maybe this could actually be our honeymoon we didn’t get to go on after the wedding because of our contracts. It would be just Amazing!
    Thank you for your time :)

  • Darlin Fernandez says:

    I met Tyler on a cruise in 2011. Little did I know that he lived 2419 miles away for me, or that he had enlisted in the Army. Still we decided to give us a try. We started going out officially on December 10th 2011 after half a year of knowing each other. In those months we both took the time to go see each other and fell madly in love. I won’t be able to talk to him till March but he is in my thoughts as well as in my heart. I’m so very proud of my soldier.

  • gail says:

    I met my soul-mate on a blind date. I knew within 3 weeks that I was going to marry this man. We both had children from previous marriages, so we all moved together inbetween the two cities where we both lived, to start a life together. I was SO in love with this man, that I could barely let him out of my sight. We got married on Valentine’s Day 1993. We had no money to speak of, so we got married at my home where I grew up with our families together. We went to a small town approximately 1 hour from home, spent the night in a hotel along the Mississippi River. Watched for Eagles, and enjoyed catfish fritters for our honeymoon luncheon. It was the best!! We didn’t get to enjoy the Caribbean or anywhere expensive, but the love we had for each other is all we needed. I’ve been through breast cancer, and he slept by me in a straight hardback chair with his arm on mine, until I could leave the hospital. He was so dedicated to me, that I’ve never felt more love and security. To this day, we are still soul-mates, and we love each other unconditionally. Even through all of the hardships we have been through. I would love to share a real honeymoon with this man. It would mean the world to me!

  • Ms. Terrence Parks says:

    When I was in high school in the 9th grade, I began a relationship with my boyfriend, who would also be my high school sweetheart. We went together for a long time. One day, he was gone and I was never able to find out where he went to. I am now 56 years old and after over 40 years, we were reunited again. Friends say that we have AARP Love. Our love for each other never left. It is old love, but it is also a spiritual love.

  • Ms. Terrence Parks says:

    When I was in high school in the 9th grade, I began a relationship with my boyfriend, who would also be my high school sweetheart. We went together for a long time. One day, he was gone and I was never able to find out where he went to. I did find out that his father moved him to another state. Throughout the years, I always would ask about him to see how he was doing. I never asked for a phone number because I assumed he was married. I am now 56 years old and after over 40 years, we were reunited again. He had just lost his mother and had seen a relative of mine and asked for my number. The same day he was given my number, he called and I have been smiling ever since and so has he. He is all I have ever wanted in a man. We laugh, talk, and most of all, we love each other very much. Our love never stopped for each other after all of these years. We have right now a long distance relationship but it is working. We have seen each other alot since we have reunited. We have what is called a spiritual love. As long as we have that, there is nothing that anyone or anything can do to separate us. Eventually, we will be together in the same state. We talk on the phone for hours and each time it feels as if we were never separated. God has blessed both of us to be in each other’s lives again and this time it is forever.

  • Marilyn Elliott says:

    I was only 17 and Larry was 18. We both went to a Church Camp in Ohio there I met my “Soul Mate.” I came from a family of 12 and he was an only child. For months he would travel back and forth to see me in W.V.. His mother was not “fond” of this at all, and fought with all her might to seperate our Love. We planned our wedding date (17) months later. Our love for each other was truly sent from God!
    A week before Bhe day of our wedding, his Mother made it so hard on us, that we had to cancel the plans. We decided to go out of state to be married.
    My husband got his degree as an Engineer and I worked at a Bank. God bless us with 3 children and 10 grandchildren. Then on our 35th Wedding Anniversary, we decided to renew our wedding vows and have that Wedding that we always wanted to have. All our children was in the wedding and followed by our grandchildren. I sung to him, “God made you for me.” People “flew” in from everywhere to celebrate this special day with us!
    We showed a DVD on all the years and the many trips we took with our children. The time we flew to Florida for the first time, and the many other trips. There wasn’t a dry eye in the sanctuary! God has been so good to us and we now have celebrated 42 years of Marital Bless!

  • Carl Meurer says:

    When we started dating. Teresa loved to camp. In fact she had camped a couple times by herself. We also liked to go walking in caves. So, we went to Mammouth Cave. Both of us had been in the cave before. But not in the park itself. We set up the tent, took a walk then went to have a picnic dinner. The picnic grounds were primitive. It got dark and the picnic grounds closed at 8:00 PM. We could see why. Raccoons were every where. We went back to the camp ground and a severe thunder storm came up. We decided to get into 1 sleeping bag and it was the first time we made love. We have gone camping with our children a few times, but will always remember our trip to Mammouth Cave.

  • Sherry says:

    May 2011 I took the 1st vacation of my life to Puerto Plata Dom Rep. I ventured there to meet my Internet love. This was the best expirence of my life the vacation was beautiful great weather nice hotel and friendly locals. Love forced a Canadian terrified of plains to fly love lead a person who uses GPS non stop to enter a whole new world where getting lost was part of the adventure and love also guided me to my soulmate. My husband says it’s like a love novel yes I said my husband…we married under the caribean skies on my May trip to DR….LIFE changing….Live Laugh Love best advice ever!

  • Ava Watson says:

    I just turned 58 years old in December. I was married for 27 years to my highschool sweetheart and let’s just say it was a turmultuous marriage. I actually was divorced from my first husband early on and remarried him. His own Aunt told me that “no one is gonna feel sorry for you this time around.” I didn’t care. I was truly in love. I don’t regret marrying him the second time since we had our son from that union. For that, I am very grateful. I always felt as though I was in my marriage alone but hung in there until I knew without a doubr there was nothing else I could do. I have now been divorced for more than six year and have done some online dating. Just when I was about to give up I met a man whom I know without a doubt loves me and I feel the same way. He was married for 42 years and his wife decided she didn’t want to be married any longer. He says there marriage wasn’t bad; no anger just loss of love. He admits he would still be with her due to his vows and upbringing but since the decision was hers, there is not going back. After our first meeting I tried hard to resist but he would not give up. I love him more than words can explain. A few months into our relationship his job took him to another state 900 miles from me. We are both miserable and travel is expensive. He has been here once since the move and I have been there once. We have so much in common that its scarey. Whether we are out doing something or just at home we have a great time as long as we are together. Why after such a long search and finally meeting what I feel is the man of my dreams, did he have to move away? We both know we need time to let our relationship grow but doing that from such a distance is very difficult. Money is tight, as I was in a bad automobile accident almost two years ago and have hospital bills that I will not neglect even to see the man of my dreams. I don’t feel right letting him always pay for airfare. Any opportunity to see him, whether he comes here or I travel doesn’t matter as long as we have some time together until we can figure out where we will end up.

    Ava Watson

  • Tammy Coil says:

    I want to win the Valentines contest and I don’t know if this is where you enter but here it goes. My name is Tammy and while I know that meeting online isn’t uncommon, this ia my story. I lost my mom Aug of 2007, mom and I were more like friends, she was the rock of my family, there on minute and gone the next, I felt like my life was over. I started getting on the internet and I found Datehookup.com, I met John on there and we started talking, we seemed to have a lot in common and while I was on the net with him I didn’t have to think about losing my mom and missing her. We started talking around Christmas, by February, I was ready to meet the man I had been talking to and came to Love. (Now mind you if my mom had been alive, I would not have ever thought of doing this) I bought a plane ticket and headed to San Diego, California. John was there waiting for me at the airport, He was so shy then, he was peering at me from behind a large post, but when I spotted him with his beautiful blue eyes I knew it was him. We met and held each other for the first time on February 14, 2008. My trip was only supposed to be for a few days and it turned into three months, but I had to go home, I had a pregnant daughter, she was getting ready to graduate beauty school, my dad was ill, and the time had come to get back to reality and my life back home. I flew home wondering what was going to become of John and I. We called each other all the time and got on the internet for about two weeks when John called me and said baby I know you aren’t coming back to me so me and the girls (Jessica and Elizabeth, by the are my girls now) are coming to you. I was so excited, they really were coming to live in Ohio with me. Their plane landed in Ohio and I picked them up at the airport on my mom and dads anniversary (April 9, 2008). Well we celebrate our anniversary on February 14 every year, oh yeah he proposed to me on that date and of course I said yes. And here it is almost February 14, 2012 and he is still here we are still very much in love, and it all started on Valentines Day 2008. No we haven’t gotten married yet we are still engaged, but when we do I want to get married on Valentines Day of that year. Tammy

  • Debra Robin says:

    A New Grandma’s “P.O.V.”
    “We know not love more than the love for a grandchild”

    How very unconditional is the love of a child…and a Grandmother! As so many had told me in my Pre-Grandma days. “You haven’t experienced love like the love for your Grandbabies” I was blessed with three Grandbabies within 5 months. How breathtaking is the moment I first saw God’s little creations. Jenna Rose Brock born September 27, 2011, Jayden Lee Robin born November 30, 2011 & Mason Patrick Pecoraro born January 11, 2012. How incredible knowing that a bit of me would continue in the never-ending story of existence. How wonderful to imagine loving them not only as our Grandbabies but being able to love a part of your childern all over again.
    What greater love could we be a part of?
    “They” were right. Give thanks for the gift of LOVE.

  • Toni Walter says:

    Mark and I met when he was a drummer touring in a rock band and I was a waitress. It was love at first sight..we dated 2 weeks before he left. When Mark returned 8 months later he contacted me, I had since moved back to IL. I went for a visit. On the night before I was to return home, he proposed, we endured our long-distance love affair, I stayed in IL. and he in FL. and we married 3 months later..my family met him at our rehearsal dinner..We could not afford a real honeymoon so we drove from IL. to FL. as our honeymoon, it was the best..we have been here ever since! We will be married 28 years on April 20.

  • Cheryl Yohe says:

    She was at work,a quite shy woman, he, a friendly outgoing man was transferred to a business next door. He came through the door and without even speaking a word , just by exchanging a glance she said to her friend “that is the man I am going to marry” Six months later they had a first day and from there there was never a day they were without each other. And a year later they were married in a small church in their hometown. So, you really can have *love at first sight*. 30 years later they still can feel the *rush * of falling in love.

  • Tessie says:

    15 years ago,my girlfriend ask me to meet one of her husband friends ,3 months straight.I finally took her up on it. He was tall,dark,handsome and funny.We dated every night after meeting.On one of our breakfast dates we discovered we both had the same exact birthday March 12,1959. Six months later we were married and still married today.He’s all the way from Egypt and I’m a native New Yorker. How romantic is that?Wow!!!!And we love to travel on romatic getaways.

  • Gmtz says:

    My story begins in April 2009, when I met through the Internet to a guy from Dominica Republic, speak whenever I could. One day I decided to go to the Republic to know if he was scared thinking the same person I was stealing the heart. When I met him, I saw everything I had hoped for a man to really like a fairy tale. I had to return to my country, but with the promise to meet again one day, get married and to be happy for life.

  • Kameron says:

    I met this wonderful man back in aug right after I had already given up on love. The day he has come into my life I have been nothing but happy. Someone I can talk to and feel comfortable around. Hes a person who loves and accepts me for my flaws and all. I’m so in love with him. But its always a downside to everything, we don’t get to see eachother often because of living long distance. Both struggling financially at the moment but we keep our faith and know that things will turn around some day.

  • Darlene Lagoda says:

    This past November I travled to Florida to visit my boyfriend. I had not seen him in three months. When I got there he surprised me with a two night stay at the Tradewinds Resort on St. Pete beach. It was the most romantic weekend of my life. The view from our suite was amasing, sunsets spectacular. Romantic walks on the beach and candle lit dinners to die for. He is such an awesome man. They say time flies when you are having fun, it does, it was hard to leave. I can`t wait to go back.

  • Patty Beasley says:

    My husband and I were returning from a cruise October 2008 and our flight was delayed. Never having any trouble flying my husband started to have a panic attack about flying. Thank goodness the flight was delayed and by talking to him about our wonderful life together and our children, how fortunate we were, I managed to calm him down so when we started boarding 30 minutes later we were able to continue our journey home. Love heals all wounds and we are living proof.

  • darlene pugh says:

    when my husband and i got married 5 years ago he would always surprise me of where we were going. on our honeymoon we went to key west. This past year i hit 60 and on my birthday we went to bermuda it was wonderful and i guess the biggest surprise on our 5th anniversery he took me to Paris, France boy was i surprised. i have always loved surprises and i know he will keep on doing just that I would love to surprise him sometime

  • Sharon Smart-Goude says:

    Our journey begins back in the 9th grade we didn’t start to date till 2011 instantly our lovestory begin. We talk until the wee hours of the morning creating hopes & dreams together. We had not taken any trips together except thru the many romantic getaways in our conversations. We keep our love & passion young,alive & strong thru our hopes and dreams. Our most romantic journey was on 11/11/11 the evening we were joined together as one in marriage, each day is a new and exciting romantic journey for us.

  • Heather says:

    Peas and Carrots, PB&J, Jenny and Forrest are how he tells me how perfect we are together. We have been together since we were 16. Although we were young when it began (and still are) we know our love is meant to be forever. I recently graduated college this past semester and accepted a job in Washington with the plans for him to come. Shortly before the move, he was offered an amazing job opportunity in Florida, we are now 3,000 miles apart and devastated. “We are the perfect couple, just not in the perfect situation”, he tells me.

  • Lisa Munger says:

    My story started while I was working and met a man I fell head ove4r heels for over the phone because he was so smart, reliable and always prepared and open to take on concrete that was going to be dumped and wasted. We met finally a year later while I was separated/getting divorced. Fell deeper in love. Well he wasn’t as nice or special 5mos later and all about partying and hanging with everyone but me and my kids whom he begged to come live with him so he could give us the world. He kicked me out several times, changed locks on my son so he couldn’t get in after school. It ripped our family apart. I lived with other people renting rooms and houses when I could afford. Very controlling man and relationship. This went on for 5yrs+ but he kept me thinking we had something really special. He got a huge settlement from his fathers death and ran even more hanging out with with cheating men and barwhores and then he told me he was taking a trip to Jamaica with his married guy friend only for Valentines Day and He sure wouldn’t even think of taking me! Found out later why, with pics of a super black young gal in his room and in only a towel and many pics couldn’t be processed, I know why, but he denied it. Anyway, finally I am over him and bought a new home 5mos ago and would like to go and celebrate with a girlfriend only in Jamaica for Valentines day to celebrate starting over finally and feeling great about it this time because he was very mean and abusive and made me feel so low and unwanted and I showed him I can come back and do anything I put my mind to even getting him out of my life and my heart. My house purchase has shown him he couldn’t keep me down and a trip to Jamaica would top off my last 10yrs of miserable love-life. I like me again and ready to enjoy life again all of what life offers.
    Lisa Me

  • Jane Pippin says:

    We have known each other since I was five years old. Been married 35 years and have two sons. Our dreams is a get away together but work and bills always stands in the way, it would be so wonderful to be able to win a trip just the two of us, to be able to enjoy our ourselves, we would love to go to Orlando- Florida, so I sure hope we can win and go it would be so fun.

  • Doris A. Pedemonte says:

    I became a widow in 1999, my husband of 15 years died in a car crash. I spent the next almost 10 years, taking care of my children and just being a mom. Kids grew up and left home. I’m originally from Peru, so of course I went back and forth. A friend talked to me about one of her uncles in Peru, she did for 9 years but I never wanted to meet him. Finally I decided to do it, I gave him a call and we started talking for months before I had a chance to meet him in person. Ever since we have been together. My husband had never married or had kids. He is the older brother out of 12 children, he stayed home helping his mom financially, and his sisters and their kids, typical hispanic family, he helped raised a few of his newphews and nieces and never had a chance to live his life. We decided to start a long distance relationship until we got married 2.6 years ago. I applied for residency for him, and it took 18 mos. to get him to the states, after many, many hours spent filling out paperwork for Immigration Dept. I did it myself, couldn’t afford an attorney, He finally is here and he is the most wonderful man I have ever met. We love each other dearly, we have been physically together for 6 mos, It was worth every minute of frustration and tears, trying to get him to the U.S. legally. I want to make him happy and give him everything he deservers for being such a wonderful son, brother,uncle and now husband, He’s never been any where, never left Peru until he came here. We are enjoying each other’s company. He is almost 60 and I’m almost 54. Love is totally different at our age. It’s about making each other happy,it’s about little things, we don’t really argue, we do everything, together. Life is good again for both of us. Thank you for letting me share my story with you.

  • Jerry Hoffman says:

    married 50 years

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  • Alicia Donohue says:

    Our story begins on the 23rd of September. During this beautiful Colorado evening the air is fresh and almost still, except for the occasional breeze that slightly rattles the autumn leaves. A man is sitting down in the backyard patio of a famous burger restaurant and talking with a friend. He is visiting from Iowa. Suddenly a dark-skinned woman in a purple sundress enters through the door. The patio is full, so she decides to take a seat with the two gentlemen. Instantly, the two smile and make conversation. They fall instantly in love. With distance to overcome, they hope to sometime wed.

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