After 32 years of being married to the same man, I consider myself a "seasoned amateur" on the topic of marriage. Young couples often ask me what the secret is to a happy life with the same person. I respond with quote from a Lebanese immigrant artist and prophet Khalil Gibran, who said, "Eat together but not of the same loaf." In more than 3 decades, I have come to understand the meaning of this quote is to share your experiences with each other but not lose sight of what makes each of you who you are. After all, you fell in love with each other for a reason. When it comes to anniversary jewelry though, I am a "seasoned ...
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