I'll have to read the book. I had heard, multiple times (by multiple "type" people) that their marriage was, indeed, a true love affair that lasted their entire lives, until his disease took him.I think that sort of lifelong love is a very rare and special thing.
i think it is totally possible. i want it.i need to read that book. I LOVE LOVE.
I think it is possible.I would love to read that one too, I love non-fiction stories. Thanks for sharing.
I haven't seen forever, so I don't know. I guess some of it depends upon what you think a "love affair" means. I do know that the "real thing" feels different from anything else. It feels different at different times, too, but I think, from experiencing 17+ years of loving the same person, that it is possible. I'm still in love, and feel passionate for/about him. I know folks who still are in love after 50+ years together, but it's not all steamy passion now; it's deep, many-layered knowing and intimacy. So that's my "2 cents' worth."
I think it's possible, but we tend to muck it up with expectations that are far too high... expectations of ourselves and of our mate. I think what Ron and Nancy had was a deep, mutual admiration that transcended any sort of perfectionism. They also seemed to be each other's biggest fan... protector... nurturer... Wouldn't it be great to remain in love with a person who loves you the same through all the highs and lows? It is possible. Easy? Probably not.
I need to read this book.
I just teared up reading your readers' comments on this post! Especially sugar's...
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