Making a relationship or a marriage work and last is the work of no magic pill, but hard work and sticking with each other through thick and thin, highs and lows, as did this couple married for 72 years. A small clip shared by Humans of Bombay told the couple’s heartwarming story of love and commitment.
The description shared along with the video reads: “What makes it work? -72 years and counting, this couple spills their secrets!”
In the post, The couple — a 90-year-old woman and her 101-year-old husband, married for 72 years — have shared their tips for “couples in love”.
“Have at least one meal of the day together”, “sometimes you’ll have to pretend to be a little deaf and a little dumb”, “no matter what, always hold on to each other’s hands” and “be the first one to say sorry,” one of the tips says.
The video shows glimpses of the adorable couple’s daily life and how they spend happy times together. The mood is set by the Hindi song ‘Itni si hasi, itni si khushi’ from the Bollywood movie Barfi playing in the backdrop.
Since being shared, the post has garnered over 3.87 lakh ‘likes’ and several comments.
“This guy can’t play with legos anymore because on the box it says 4-99 years,” wrote one social media user.
“The way dadii helped dadu raise his hand! Yaar end of the day we all need someone like this! All good wishes to them!!!,” wrote another.
Another netizen wrote: “This melted my heart, hope to love someone this much someday and back!”