Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter (12 years)
Jerrod and Lisa knew each other in high school. casual acquaintances with no sparks. all of that changes one fateful evening at a local pub. he was standing across the room. recognizing him, lisa walked up to him and said, "hey I haven't seen you in a long time." Jerrod agreed. the last time they saw each other was at Kauffman hall on the university of Oklahoma's campus. casually, Jerrod said, "where have you been?" lisa crushed him with her next 3 words- "I got married." sort of disappointed, He backed off. then lisa brightened his day with her next statement- "but I'm divorced now!". jerrod scooted closer...and they have been scooting every since.
What qualities did you see in this person that made you want to marry him/her?
lisa: He was caring, handsome, and had great arms
Jerrod: Great Mother! When I started dating Lisa, she already had a kid. I was able to she what kind of mother she was. I actually was attached to both her and Colton. Lisa was a simple person. It didn't take much to make her happy.
How do you keep the romance going? What are some things that you enjoy doing as a couple?
What is your favorite part of marriage?
What is the most important aspect in a marriage to make it successful?
Life often throws many curveballs, and those that make it through those tough times stay together. How have you dealt with stressful times that arise?
Marriage isn't always a cakewalk. What advice can you offer newly engaged couples when disagreements occur?
What do you see as the strengths of your marriage?
jerrod, what do you LOVE about lisa?
I love Lisa for many reasons. Great mother, very understanding, and she loves children. I was so happy to hear that she was going back to college and finish her education degree, shortly after we started dating. She has definitely found her calling in life.
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