12 Things You Learn By the Time You’ve Been Married 16 Years

IMG_6553When I tied the knot at 22, I was pretty sure I knew what marriage was all about. I mean, I loved him, he loved me, and really, how hard could marriage possibly be?

As it turns out, pretty damn hard sometimes.

But my naïveté wasn’t even the biggest surprise. Here are 12 things you learn by the time you’ve got 16 years of wedded hit-and-miss under your garter.


  1. Sooo true – all points. Smiled on his family is your family, because it’s been the case! As his grandad would say, you get the whole potted plant, not just the flower. 🙂 Congrats on your years of living, learning and loving together!

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