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Against all odds, still happily married.

by psisearch on May 17, 2010   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


My wife and I come from very different religious backgrounds. She was Seventh Day Adventist and I a Pentacostal. My mother hated that I married and tried to break us up. Plagued by my depression and childhood issues, we travelled a rough road for several years. We took or vows seriously and with a lot of sweat and tears we've made it and are happier than we've ever been, looking forward to growing old together.

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