When folks ask "how have you stayed married for 55 years?", there is no easy answer that sums up how, but there is a profile that must be in place to ensure that the vow is not broken.
This is the first part of our story: (There's more)
When the spark that ignites the flame of love happens to you, there is an attraction that draws two people together that poets and philosophers have tried to explain throughout history. You just know that you know! With that established you have entered the first requirement for becoming one.
The second part of "the profile" is to have respect for each other out side of marriage, starting with God as the guiding force in your life. We know of no other couple who have been together for years that do not profess this life style.