20 Couples That Put Kim Kardashian’s Marriage To Shame

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Chris Williams and Juan McCoy have been together for 13 years and are from Maryland. They met at work and still work together and their relationship is as strong as ever. Juan says of Chris, “He brings balance to my life. Whenever I’m agitated he always calms me down. I think I balance him out too.” Recalling Chris’ recent birthday, Juan adds, “I love him beyond what I can actually express. We’re whole separately, but we’re something even better when we’re together.” They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Ed Watson is 78 years old and has Alzheimer’s. He’s worried that by the time the court finally rules on Prop 8, he won’t be able to recognize Derence, his partner of over 40 years. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Jan is a retired nurse and Mary Anne is a retired pediatric neurologist. They have been together for more than 25 years and live in Helena, Montana. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Erica and Tevonda have been together for over 4 years. They’re raising their 3-month old son, Teverico, in North Plainfield, NJ and were forced to get a second-parent adoption to ensure legal protection of their son because of civil unions’ unequal status. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Maureen and Cindy have been together for 37 years. They live in New Jersey with their 2 children. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Mike and Rich are raising a son together in Bozeman, Montana. They have been a family for 8 years. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Peter Ilgenfritz and David Shul of Seattle, Washington. They have an adopted son. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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David and Michael Serkin-Poole have been together 25 years and together raised three developmentally disabled children. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Jim Early and Garland Tillery of Norfolk, Virginia have been together for over 30 years. In this photo they’re pictured trying to apply for a marriage license. They were rejected.

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Johanna Bender and Sherri Kokx of Seattle have been together for nine years and are the parents of five-year-old Zachary and one-year-old Quintin. Johanna is a middle school science teacher and Sherri is an attorney. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Lee & Bert have been together for over 25 years. They live in Illinois. Recently, Bert had a heart attack and Lee and wasn’t allowed in the emergency room because they weren’t married. Lee had to tell the nurse his marital status was single even though he had been with his partner for 25 years. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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Kathy Glass and Carmah Lawler have been together for over 30 years and are from Colorado. “Kathy has a way of being able to laugh at almost anything even though at our age there aren’t that many things to laugh about,” says Carmah. They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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They cannot get married, but Kim Kardashian can… for 72 days.

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