On love and 20+ years together

My partner and I have been together for 22 years. We met randomly, teenagers, with no one and nothing connecting us, but the magic of the universe.

There was a painful period of a long-distance relationship, but we’ve truly been together from the moment we met. We’ve spent more than half of our lives with each other. Our love gave life to four amazing kids.

My parents were married for 20 years but split up and it was ugly. So I am wary of claiming to have secured the “everlasting love”. As a couple, as a family, we’ve been through many difficult…