Sometimes you just know that you’ve found the person you want to marry. This was the case for Tommy Pilling, who proposed to his girlfriend Maryanne after 18 months of dating back in 1995. They first met at a local training center for individuals with learning disabilities.
Now, the happy couple will be celebrating their 22nd wedding anniversary this July. Both Maryanne and Tommy have Down syndrome, which has led them to face and overcome many challenges during their two decades together.
However, with the support of loving friends and family, the couple says their marriage is still strong and happy, even after so many years. What is the secret to such a successful marriage, you might ask?
The Pillings revealed that they’re always honest and continue think of each other as best friends.