18 “Happily Ever Afters” That Can Go Head to Head With Any Fairytale

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Big love may seem like something that only happens in the movies, but these people appear to have found the secret to a happy marriage. We don’t need rose-colored glasses to see just how in love and strong these couples are, despite the hardships many of them have been through. And the crazy thing is, our romantic soulmate might have been by our side the whole time as a close friend who becomes much more.

We at Bright Side would like to put the spotlight on these beautiful relationships in hopes that it’ll give you the courage to approach that special someone in your life.

1. “My girlfriend, now wife, and I at 6, and 26. Bonus addition: our 9-week-old baby girl.”

2. “Me and my then GF, now wife, 8 years apart. The first year of our relationship and the day of marriage.”

3. “’80s girlfriend (and me) then and now”

4. “My husband and I grew up with a lot of family problems, neglect, and heartbreak.”

“Now we have the happiest little family, and I’m so grateful and in love.”

5. “My wife and I at our prom (2003) vs at our wedding (2020)”

6. “After 4 hip surgeries spanning the first 10 years of our marriage, my wife has been able to join in on my hikes.”

“I did not know that could make me so happy.”

7. “20 years together since 8th grade! Then and now...”

8. “I had the honor of marrying my best friend and wanted to share.”

9. “My grandparents now (2018) and then (1970s), still just as cute”

10. “Didn’t really like my picture, but my wife and I are so truly happy I just needed to share it.”

11. “3 years ago, I asked her to be my girlfriend. Today, I asked her to be my wife. I got a yes to both!!”

12. “On the 6th of June, my best friend and I finally had our commitment ceremony after having to wait an extra year.”

13. “I had never been on a vacation. This month, my husband and I took our kids on our first vacation to the ocean.”

“It was the best 5 days ever!”

14. “My wife, going back to the country where she was born, for the first time since she was 8”

15. “I’ll be 7 years sober in a month. Tomorrow, my wife and I celebrate 12 years of marriage. I thank my lucky stars that she stuck by me.”

16. “After 2 years of long-distance, I can finally call this guy my husband!”

17. “Next month will be my parents’ 36th anniversary. They’ve been an incredible example of how marriage should be.”

18. “The moment I saw my beautiful wife in her wedding dress. She took my breath away.”

How did you and your spouse meet? Do you believe that there is only one person out there for everyone, or can we find love with anyone?

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My fiance and I met at a convention Nov 2019, started dating right before the pandemic (USA), had to do long-distance for a while during the lockdowns, he got a speeding ticket when lockdown lifted and he could see me again, now we'll be getting married the end of this month.


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