Cokie and Steven Roberts share their relationship secrets

Cokie and Steven Roberts meet Corrine Conte in 1993. Photo: Maureen Keating / CQ Roll Call via Getty Images

"Cokie and Steven Roberts: A Half-Century of Changing Together," as part of a new N.Y. Times feature, "It's No Secret," highlighting couples who share thoughts about commitment and what they have learned.

The gift of perspective:, from Cokie "I wasn't always able to appreciate him; and he, me. We've learned to do that more now that we're old."