These 19 gorgeous Humans of New York photos are striking examples of unconquerable love

So beautiful you will probably cry.

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  • We all want to believe that marriage can last. Although we all have plenty of bad examples in this world, these Humans of New York posts prove there are many examples of real people who show that marriage can, in fact, be beautiful.

  • 1. The caregiver

  • “Shortly after we were married, I got tuberculosis and rashes broke out all over my body. They smelled so bad that I...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Friday, August 7, 2015
  • 2. The love marriage

  • They told me they'd only recently been married. I asked if it was an arranged marriage or a "love marriage." He...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Wednesday, September 17, 2014
  • 3. The weird American letter writer

  • “Those are my parents. They’ve been married 55 years. They met when my dad was visiting Mexico as a young man. He saw...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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  • 4. The late proposer

  • "What was the happiest moment of your life?" "Probably when I saw my husband for the first time." "Did you know he was...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Friday, August 23, 2013
  • 5. The optimistic legs

  • “I’ve been having nerve issues, and this past year it’s gotten so bad that it hurts too much for me to walk. It was...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
  • “She has such a deep joy for life. She’s the one that taught me that no matter what happens, we’ll be just fine. I’ve...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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  • 6. The faux dreamer

  • "I met her when she was visiting New York for two-and-a-half weeks. Let's just say 'two weeks,' to make it a little...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Thursday, May 22, 2014
  • 7. The convinced dancer

  • "She taught me how to dance. We actually met at a graduation party. I was the only one not on the dance floor, and her...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Tuesday, September 30, 2014
  • 8. The time changer

  • "We've been married 31 years." "How'd you meet?" "I saw her on a bus, put my watch in my pocket, sat down next to her, and asked her for the time."

    Posted by Humans of New York on Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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  • 9. The fast mover

  • "What's your greatest struggle right now?" "The death of my husband." "How'd you meet?" "I was at a party on Fire...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
  • 10. The hospital romantics

  • “We got in a car accident two weeks after we were married. We were driving to Houston in the early morning, and we hit...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Monday, June 29, 2015
  • 11. The wealthiest

  • "I've been working for 45 years, and so has my wife. But we have no money. You know why? Because my five kids have two bachelor's, a master's, and two doctorate degrees. They are my wealth."

    Posted by Humans of New York on Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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  • 12. The hard workers

  • 13. The last one

  • “I wasn’t the first woman he pulled over his garbage truck for.” “But she was the last.”

    Posted by Humans of New York on Tuesday, May 26, 2015
  • 14. The anchor

  • “My wife is my anchor. I didn’t fully appreciate it until I was older. I was so focused on my own course, I didn’t...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Sunday, June 14, 2015
  • 15. The chief's husband

  • "My wife thinks she's The Chief."

    Posted by Humans of New York on Thursday, June 11, 2015
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  • 16. The young lover

  • “I don’t want to say I was depressed, but my life has been pretty humdrum for the past eighteen years. Every day I’d...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Thursday, June 11, 2015
  • 17. The (kind of) animal lovers

  • "We met at one of those 'woo woo' New Age conferences. I think it was during a workshop about communicating with animals. I mean, don't get me wrong-- I love animals. But this took it a little too far."

    Posted by Humans of New York on Sunday, June 7, 2015
  • 18. The miracle worker son

  • “We met three years ago in Grand Central Station. I got stuck working late so I missed my train and was in a terrible...

    Posted by Humans of New York on Monday, June 1, 2015
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  • 19. The communicators

  • "She knows what I need to hear, and is good at recognizing when I'm willing to hear it."

    Posted by Humans of New York on Sunday, May 24, 2015

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Amberlee is the content manager for FamilyShare.com and earned a degree in journalism. She creates beautiful things with her experience in writing, graphic design, photography, video and music. She loves her family, the outdoors, baby foxes and podcasts.

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