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The Grand Engagement: A Generational Divide?

Posted on 05/29/2012 by | General News | Comments

RelationshipsThis is a guest post from Mary C. Hickey from the AARP Media Content Team. Not sure if it was the era (the early 80s) or the guy (a slowly recovering hippie) but my marriage proposal – if you can even call it that – was distinctly unromantic.  “We can get married if you want to,” my now husband said matter-of-factly one Sunday afternoon, after we’d been living together for over a year. We have been married almost 30 years, proof that …