Lovebirds Jack and Joan Bare have not had a night apart since World War II.
The two have been married for a whopping 80 years — making them possibly Britain’s longest married couple.
And after all that time, they’re still not sick of each other. In fact, Joan said, it’s probably the secret to their marriage’s longevity.
“I don’t feel like it’s been a long time,” Joan, 100, told the Sun of her decades with Jack, 102. “Sometimes I wonder where the time has gone.”
Jack and Joan celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary from their care home in Codsall, England — where they only agreed to live if they could stay there together after they both had falls.
The two met a month before the war started, and wed on Aug. 3, 1939. Jack served in the south of England as well as Italy during the allied invasion.
“Mum was so worried about him that I don’t think they ever wanted to be apart after that,” the couple’s daughter, Gill Skelton, 75, said. “They are genuinely still in love and take care of each other.”
The pair have two granddaughters, Jane and Caroline. and four great-grandchildren: Toby, 17, Charlotte,14, Isabel, 12 and Reuben, 8.
“Sometimes I wonder where the time has gone but then I look at my great-grandchildren and I realize,” Joan told the Mirror.
On their wedding anniversary, Jack said the marriage has been “a wonderful experience, a lovely happy marriage.”
As for their marriage wisdom? It’s time-tested: “Talk about things and don’t go to sleep angry,” Joan said.
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