The book that any grandmother, mother, sister, or friend will want to give to a new bride… and to herself.
How did a farm boy from North Dakota and a willful 17 year old from South Dakota forge a relationship that has lasted more than six decades? How did they withstand tragedy, unprecedented social upheaval, breast cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, and 400,000 miles of travel together?
And why do they say, after all that has happened, "And so we lived happily ever after"?
Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad has been married to the same man for 60 years. In this poignant memoir, she looks back upon those glorious years and shares how to keep your love alive.
It is through her experiences that she has come to several realizations. There are certain things that must be done in order to keep the fire burning within your marriage. And these are not only during the joyful times, but through the tough times as well.
This is definitely one of those books that you will want to keep a box of tissues next to you. You will be taken through many phases that will have you riding an ultimate wave of highs within her relationship only to have the wave ripped out from underneath you with the depths of despair.
It is through these highs and lows that you come to the understanding that Lois has uncovered the keys to longevity in any relationship.
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