Falling in love is amazing, but staying in a marriage for long is even better. It requires a lot of efforts and commitment.
George and Norma Strait have managed their relationship quite well throughout their 46 years of marriage.
Once high school sweethearts
It is said that when love starts out as friendship, it is the most beautiful of all, and this holds true for George and Norma. The two grew up together in the same town before they started their relationship.
We knew each other forever, growing up in a small town, … I never really even thought anything about her, but then one day I asked her out and we went on a date. We didn’t see each other for a long time after that. Then one day, I thought, ‘I’m missing the boat here,’ and we started dating again.
Then they became lovers
The pair moved to Mexico in 1971. There, they got married before George started his army service. George caught a breakthrough in his music career with the 1982 single ‘Fool Hearted Memory’ from the album ‘Strait From the Heart’.
The couple had two kids Jennifer Lynn Strait and George Bubba Strait Jr.
46 years of marriage
Though their marriage hasn’t been a walk in the park, they have stood by each other through tough times. One of which was the loss of their daughter Jenifer in 1986 when she was just 13 years old. The couple weathered that storm together, and now, they are celebrating their 46th marriage anniversary.
We love each other and we still like each other. A lot!
Just like wine that only tastes better with time, George and Norma are still very much in love even after 46 years of marriage. They now spend their time as grandparents to their two grandchildren George Strait and Louise Strait.
We wish them happier years together as they age in grace.