Marriage Lessons

During the 50th wedding anniversary celebration, the husband was asked to give a brief account of the benefits achieved from being married for so long.

He stood up, thought for a long moment, then said, “Well, I’ve learned that marriage is the best teacher of all. It teaches you loyalty, meekness, forbearance, self-restraint, forgiveness, and….” he paused.

“And?” someone cried out from the back of the room.

“… and a great many other qualities you wouldn’t have needed if you’d stayed single.”

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