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Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage Quotes: You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.
         

You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.


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