This Couple Just Celebrated Their 82nd Wedding Anniversary — Here’s Their Advice on How to Make a Marriage Last

A California couple celebrated a rare milestone last weekend: They have been married for 82 years.

Nicholas and Rafaela Ordaz celebrated their 82nd wedding anniversary — and Nicholas’ 102nd birthday — with family and friends.

According to WSYX-TV, the happy couple offered some advice on how to make a marriage last.

“Respect, affection and not sweating the small stuff,” they said.

According to media reports, only a handful of such marriages exist in the world. WSYX reports that Nicholas and Rafaela may soon set a world record for the longest marriage ever recorded.