A marriage is like a marathon with a difference. In a marathon, the objective is to be ahead of your fellow runners. But in a marriage you want to be shoulder-to-shoulder with your partner, not ahead and not behind. And ideally, there would be no finish line. You just keep running until ...
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Before this year ends, I'll be marking my 25th wedding anniversary. This has been a remarkable journey. There have been ups and downs, however we both survived. The credit goes to my better-half -- only she could put up for this long with a duffer like me. I've been reflecting on my life for the last few days and wondering where did I go right to be blessed with a beautiful wife, two wonderful kids and scores of family and friends!!!
I thank the Almighty for the many blessings bestowed upon us and look forward to the next 25 years ahead of us, inshaallah.
My advice to young couples who are just starting is to remember this: Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right and the other is husband!