• Eternal love
For those who do not believe in eternal love, photographer Lauren Fleischmann made a series of photographs Love Ever After, which captured the affection of couples married for over 50 years.
When the photographer Lauren Fleishman grandfather died, she found in his bed, a book with the dates of birthdays and anniversaries. Between the pages was a love letter he wrote to his wife - her grandmother - during the Second World War. "I read the letter and thought about the importance of history. I got the idea to create a project in which I could keep these stories, "- says Loren. Three years ago, she began to take pictures of couples, married for over 50 years! Lauren takes photos, elderly couples tell their own stories. This is a lesson for lovers of all ages. From the project, Lauren thought that these couples know the secret of a happy life together, some important rule to relationships and love lasted as long as possible, but now she realizes that there is no secret. It's just love.
Angie Terranova about the relationship with her husband: "When you live together for decades, it is not notice of aging. It is very important. Nobody thinks that tomorrow you will already be 84, and you are even more grow old. Enjoy every instant sharing. "
Moses Rubinstein 88 years old and his wife 85. All they want - to live together for at least another 5-6 years, "We hope to wait for the wedding of her grandchildren. This is the most important thing after the reluctance to be alone. "
Evgeny Kissin: "I met his wife at a dance in 1938. A friend invited to the dance, and promised that there will be a lot of beautiful girls. To my future wife I have walked a guy, but she turned him down in dance. I was afraid, but took a chance. So it all started to happen. "
Leila Ramos: "We are getting older and this can not be avoided. But we do not in my heart, and every day feeling only growing stronger. At least the way I feel and believe that my husband too. He - my first love. "
Gold Pollack: "We knew before the war. However, he was much older and was not paying attention to me. After returning from the war, we got to know each other better. It was not love at first sight. In August, we will celebrate life together in '63. "
Sheila Newman: "I had to write a work on music. Mom advised to go to David. He said that will help, but only on condition that the work I'm still going to write itself. Music - is that we pull together. And then he invited me to a meeting of the army of friends ".
Shapirshteyn Jacob: "What is the secret love? Sorry, I did not reveal my secrets. "
Fred and Fran Futterman: "We must not forget that times have changed. We met in 1939, we had no money. Our company has always met in the apartment of our common friend Betty. There was no such thing as dating or romantic dinners in restaurants. For us, these things did not because we had no money. So we just enjoyed each other's company. "
Jin Lin Chen and Lai Mei Chen: "We met in China. I was on vacation in another city, and we met only three days. We live very far from each other, so when I got home, between us struck up a correspondence. At that time we did not even have phones! We wrote letters every week, but they went on for 20 days. So we corresponded for five years. "
Abe and Jean Small: "On April 14, we celebrate our 68th anniversary. Yes, you heard right! Friends ask me how I managed to find a woman like Jean. I have only one explanation - I was praying. "
Saul and Gloria Holtzman: "I was one of those girls that fall in love at first sight. Therefore, often the next day after they met, I already told friends that have fallen in love head over heels! But after the first meeting with Saul, I did not feel it. I think it just proves that you can not judge by first impressions. Not all happen at once, but over time, getting to know the person better, you fall in love with him more and more. "