She wants to be ‘more loving’ of spouse of 53 years

A woman who married as a teenager has been with the same spouse for 53 years. She hopes to rekindle their lost flame that has slowly dissipated through the years.



November 8, 2022 - 2:53 PM

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Adapted from an online discussion.

Dear Carolyn: I have been with my husband since we were 16; we are now 71, and we have been married for 53 years.

We were insanely in love, and over the years, I have become less in love, more irritable and more short-tempered with him — and everyone else, I might add. There are more and more moments when I think I want to live alone.

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