Couple that met in church 49 years ago serves relationship goals

Couple that met in church 49 years ago serves relationship goals

- A couple - Mike and Phil - who met in church 49 years ago, are still together

- The pair, who are in their 70's, can still remember how they met

- Social media users fell in love with the duo and their cheeky quotes

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A couple is trending on social media after it was revealed that they met in church 49 years ago. Mike and Phil, who are both in their 70s, seem to be happier than ever.

“And I’m glad I was there to calm you down.” warming story of 72-year-old Mike and 76-year-old Phil. The pair met in church 49 years ago. They can still recall exactly how they met.

“I wore my hot red pants. They work every time,” Mike joked.

Phil agreed, adding:

“And I’m glad I was there to calm you down”

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The Twitter post showing pictures of the couple currently has over 11 000 retweets and 53 000 likes. Social media users responded positively to the pair, with Twitter user EscaflowneClown saying:

"Omg this just warmed my heart. This representation has always been missing tbh. Seeing long-term black gay, bi, etc male couples"

While WiiTwerkTrainer said:

"Seeing this makes me so emotional and happy. I love seeing gay couples of colour."

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Andabeat said:

"With the meeting in church and that quote, “I wore my hot red pants,” you just sense the beginning to a great love story. I want the movie."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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