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    Posted on Sep 29, 2015

    This Married Couple Had An Honest Discussion About Their Relationship And Their Very Real Age Difference

    "The thought of outliving you. That's really the only thing that terrifies me."

    Catherine and Melvin have been married for 10 years. In this open and honest conversation they speak very candidly about their age difference of almost 40 years and how it's affected their relationship with each other and with other people in their lives.

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    This video is part of the Emmy Award-winning series The And, created by The Skin Deep.

    First up, Melvin asks his wife, "What are your best memories, thus far?"

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    Catherine answered, "One of my favorite memories is all the time we used to stand in the driveway at night, trying to say good night to each other and not wanting to." She also said that becoming Melvin's wife was "definitely a favorite memory."

    Next up, things got a bit more intense when Melvin asked, "What's the most difficult lesson you've learned from being with me?"

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    Catherine: "You can think that you can trust people, and you can't. The people who rejected me when we got together. Pretty much everybody stopped talking at my house, for a long time."

    Things got a little more lighthearted when it was Catherine's turn to ask Melvin, "Am I the best sex you've ever had?"

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    Without hesitation, Melvin answered, "Oh, absolutely. Without question."

    It was time to start talking about the very clear age difference between Catherine, who is now in her early thirties, and Melvin, who is in his seventies

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    When Catherine asked Melvin how their age gap has affected their relationship, he said, "Well, the first thing that comes to mind is having children. I can't think of another thing."

    Turning the tables, Melvin asked, "What about our dynamic relationship terrifies you?"

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    Catherine: "Just the thought of outliving you. That's really the only thing that terrifies me."

    In the end, it's all about the love that these two share. Catherine asks, "Why do you love me?"

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    Melvin: "You are my soulmate, my best friend, and I can depend on you. There's a bunch of reasons. You tell me you love me, every night when we go to bed."

    Catherine: "'Cause I still do, every night."