By America’s #1 Love and Marriage Experts.

Our heartfelt congratulations to Ann and John Betar of Fairfield, Connecticut on the occasion of their 81st Wedding Anniversary! Worldwide Marriage Encounter has verified that the Betar’s are the longest married couple in America. When they took their vows “Until death do us part,” they meant it!!

There are many articles about their marriage appearing on the Internet (Reuters, Fox News, etc.) and we would encourage you to read about their wonderful marriage. Their story is heartwarming and enlightening.

For us their marriage is a validation of our 32 years of research about successful marriage in 48 countries and on all of the world’s seven continents. There is overwhelming research support for how you build a love that lasts.

More importantly, their marriage demonstrates once again that the biggest predictor of a great marriage is marrying the right person in the first place.

To all you married couples out there, and for those preparing for marriage, make Ann and John Betar your role models. You won’t regret it.

Creating a successful marriage is not always the easiest thing to do. Your visiting our blog suggests you are highly interested in making your marriage work! And truthfully, we have learned over 30 years of marriage research that there are proven effective ways to ensure a happy and healthy marriage. In fact, we took hundreds of tips from the thousands of happy couples we interviewed and put them into our award-winning and bestselling book, Building a Love that Lasts .

Today, you can see how you stack up to the best marriages around the world. Take the Marriage Quiz to assess your chances of achieving a successful marriage of your own.
you witness the signs, take action. Save your relationship if you can. Having a healthy and happy marriage is one of the great success stories of life. It is not too late to save your marriage.

In love and marriage the simple things matter. Love well!

By Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz
America’s #1 Love and Marriage Experts

Author's Bio: 

As America’s #1 Love and Marriage Experts and award-winning authors, Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz help international audiences answer questions about love, marriage and relationships. With over 30 years of research on love and successful marriage across seven continents of the world in 48 countries and their own 47-year marriage, the Doctors know what makes relationships work.

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