In the age of quick swiping behavior, casual dating and fast fashion – long-term relationships seem to be infrequent. However, we took a look at some of the longest lasting relationships on record. Of course, it’s impossible to know all of the unrecorded relationships. Here are 3.
- Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher: The couple was married for 86 years, from 1924 until Herbert’s death in 2011. Some of the factors attributed to their success were their commitment to each other, communication, and their ability to work through problems together.
- Karam and Kartari Chand: The couple was married for 90 years, from 1925 until Kartari’s death in 2016. Their love and devotion to each other was attributed to their shared values, mutual respect, and their ability to support each other through the ups and downs of life.
- Maurice and Helen Kaye: The couple was married for 81 years, from 1934 until Maurice’s death in 2015. They attributed their successful relationship to their commitment to each other, love, communication, and a shared sense of humor.
In all of these relationships, some common factors that contributed to their success included commitment, communication, shared values, mutual respect, and the ability to work through problems together. These couples also showed dedication and support to one another throughout their long lives together.