Couple married 82 years shares relationship advice (WSOC-TV)
Couple married 82 years shares relationship advice (WSOC-TV)

Couple married 82 years shares their beautifully simple advice for long-lasting love

The couple recently celebrated their birthdays, seven days apart 

Chelsea Ritschel
New York
Friday 05 April 2019 21:57

A couple that has been married for 82 years has shared their simple advice for making marriage last.

D W Williams, 103, and Willie Williams, 100, recently celebrated their anniversary and their birthdays in a joint party thrown by their daughter and granddaughter at First Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, WSOC-TV reported.

While reminiscing on their lengthy marriage, which spanned the Great Depression and the Civil Rights era, the couple shared the key to making love last - kindness.

"I don't have no secret for that, just be nice to each other,” Willie Williams told the news outlet.

The couple’s granddaughter BJ Williams-Greene also shared a few things she’s learned about relationships from watching her grandparents over the years.

“It’s communication and loving each other and working together,” she said. “They are each other’s best friend.

D W Williams and Willie Williams have been married 82 years (WSOC-TV)

“To see them at this age and still doing well, it’s just a blessing to have them here.”

As for what the couple would do if they had another 100 years, Willie said they would “sit around the house”.

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The couple celebrated their birthdays, which are just seven days apart, earlier this month.

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