Special Wedding Issue Street Beat

Street Beat: Jerry Chasen and Mark Kirby

Jameer Baptiste
Written by Jameer Baptiste

When you’re touched by the love bug you just can’t help but think it’s going to be everlasting. But once the honeymoon stage ends, the real work begins. Here’s advice from one of the five couples we asked that have withstood the test of time and are still going strong.


Jerry Chasen and Mark Kirby

16 years strong

Jerry Chasen and Mark Kirby are no stranger to long-lasting love. They have been together since 2000 and decided to show their love for each in 2006 with a commitment ceremony and then again in 2011 when they legally wed.

Together they both agree that there are four things that contribute to an everlasting relationship. “Honesty, respect, laughter, and great sex!”