I've been married for almost 6 years and together for almost 8. I really can't believe it. It feels like we just started dating. I've talked about how I met my husband before (click the link in cased you missed it). This is the best relationship I've been in. It's also the longest. It's the one that feel the "most right." This is the relationship that makes me a better person. It is not a perfect relationship but it is perfect for me.
It drives me crazy when people say a marriage takes works because they usually mean it in a negative way. Of course a relationship takes work. All relationships (including friendships) do. Love it a verb -a action word. You have to practice the action. You have to actively work. I don't think marriage is hard. Will there be some hard moments (of course) and there will be some easy fun moments. The goal is to have more fun moments that east ones and work through the hard ones.