Credit: Splash News Photo: Ryan and Trista Sutter on the Beach in Hawaii in January 2008

Eight years! It’s been eight full years since Bachelorette Trista Rehn married Ryan Sutter and became the #1 success story of The Bachelor franchise. Trista and Ryan were married on December 6, 2003, and today they publicly shared their continued love story.

@tristasutter: “I married a man most thought I prob wouldn't be married 2 for 8 mths, but today, 8 yrs later, I celebrate our love, life, & dreams come true.”

@ryansutter: “Happy Anniversary @tristasutter Thanks for putting up with me for 8 years! I love You!”

Ah, true love! We heart them. And when things go wrong (Aliberto!) we cling to the Sutters like a love life raft. Get teary-eyed all over again by watching Ryan's proposal from the first season of The Bachelorette:

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