Madrid, Spain, Feb 16, 2017 / 20:02 pm
Eulogio Martínez and Martina Abian are 100 and 95 years-old, respectively.
They were married Nov. 26, 1942, in Guadalajara, Spain, and they will soon celebrate their 75th anniversary. On the occasion of World Marriage Day, which coincides with the feast of Saint Valentine, the Marriage Encounter movement gave them the "2017 Lifetime of Love" award.
But in a world where nuptial unions fall tragically apart – or increasingly fail to happen in the first place – how did this couple stay married, and happily at that?
In an interview with the Spanish ABC daily, Eulogio and Martina both agreed that the key to success that keeps them together and in love after 75 years is "patience" and above all, "loving each other a lot."