As an Atlanta Jewish Times tradition, we spotlight some of the city’s most illustrative, fun loving and influential couples who still hold hands, talk about how they met and their secrets to decades of marriage.
For context, the average here is 62 years with Sephardic “key man” Albert and Isabelle Maslia marking 71 years of coupling; not far behind at 68 years are Elaine and Miles Alexander, who stick together in politics.
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For centuries, the greatest minds have pontificated about what constitutes a good marriage. From Socrates, who said, “If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy.
If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher,” to Dr. Joyce Brothers, who noted, “Marriage is not just a spiritual communion, it’s also remembering to take out the trash.”
The questions posed to our subjects were: years married, how you met, place of wedding, what the initial attraction was, and ultimately, their secrets to a happy marriage.