19 years. i hesitated to mention it at work because when you work with some 20-somethings then they really look at you wide-eyed when you tell them that you've hung out with the same person exclusively for 19 years. one 23 yr old paused, chuckled and then congratulated me.
at any rate honey, i love you. you're my best friend and i'll always be the anchor that weighs you down.