This man has written a love letter to his wife every day for 40 years


Wow, we thought The Notebook's Noah was being romantic when he told Allie he'd written her a love letter every day for a year… but it looks like he has a long way to go to top this!

74-year-old Bill Bresnan has written a love letter to his wife Kirsten every day for almost 40 years, and she has kept every one of them.

Bill says the notes began as small scribbles and doodles on napkins shortly after the couple met while commuting on the same train to work, but that he began writing one every day when they married, almost four decades ago.

"All the letters are signed, 'I love you, my darling' with an infinity sign," Bill told ABC News. "They're essentially a love diary. For example, I could pick out a day in 1982, and it'll begin with the restaurant we ate in or a movie we saw and then a reaction to that."

And what's Bill's secret to  healthy marriage? Good communication – like forty years of letters, for example! "We've never had a fight once in almost 40 years of marriage," Bill said. "We might disagree on something, but we talk about it rather than argue."

Bill says he's never missed a letter – even when the couple are away he'll send postcards or write letters beforehand. "My biggest fear now, given my age, is forgetting — but luckily I'm still pretty sharp," he admitted.

So romantic. Is someone chopping onions in here, or…?!