After sixty-six years of marriage, Fay Wyeth says dating should never get old and it’s okay to admire the opposite sex as long as it’s nothing more.
After sixty-six years of marriage, Fay Wyeth says dating should never get old and it’s okay to admire the opposite sex as long as it’s nothing more. Valerie Horton.

10 tips for a long and strong marriage

AFTER sixty-six years of marriage, Maryborough's Fay Wyeth says dating should never get old and it's okay to admire the opposite sex as long as it's nothing more.

While Fay and her husband Ron have had their fair share of life's ups and downs, they've sustained a long and fruitful marriage.

Even after sixty-six years of marriage Fay hasn't lost the love for her cheeky husband and his 'beautiful blue eyes.'

Here are Fay's tips for a long and strong marriage:

1. You have to really love one another and show affection

2. Always be there to help one another through the ups and downs

3. It's okay to have an argument and admit that you're wrong from time to time

4. Make time for dating, even if it is breakfast on the front veranda or a coffee together

5. Let each other have differnt interests and always make time for a holiday, even if it is close by

6. It's okay to worry about your partner, but know when to let go of the worry

7. It's not easy, but when you have your own family, always support them no matter what

8. Be open with your partner but it's okay to keep a secret if it's given to you in confidence

9. Over the years you can admire the opposite sex, but only admire, nothing more

10. Always have a sense of humour

Do you have a tip to add to the list? Join the conversation and tell us below. 



Health warning over sudden spate of overdoses

premium_icon Health warning over sudden spate of overdoses

'These incidents include many patients being in critical conditions'

Police car shot by gunman suffering a severe meltdown

premium_icon Police car shot by gunman suffering a severe meltdown

A bullet struck the driver’s door of a police car when a gunman opened fire with a...

IN COURT: Full names of 153 people in Ipswich court today

premium_icon IN COURT: Full names of 153 people in Ipswich court today

Every day the QT publishes a full list of those due in court.