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DO AGING BABY BOOMERS THINK FOREVER IS TOO LONG?
Once upon a time, married Baby Boomers took vows to forever love, honor, and stay wedded to our spouses. Way back when those vows were made, we believed our mutual devotion would be everlasting. Remember?
With age, more and more boomers cannot fathom making life-long commitments to anyone - or anything. The jaded among us wonder whether youthful beliefs in eternal love and commitment can be blamed on immature foolishness, inexperienced naivete, innocent optimism, or ... ?
These jaded boomers attend weddings and cringe when starry-eyed couples, in their twenties, promise forever. A few want to shout out, 'Stop. You are too young to promise your life away.'
Case in point is a 71 year-old Baby Boomer who lamented, 'I took my marriage vows at 22. How was I supposed to know forever would last this long? Ouch!
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