Older women who rarely miss a workout are 3 times as likely to have an active spouse as those who exercised less consistently. -Source, Prevention.com
Bottom line is "we" keep each other on track and feeling fine.
I have proof of this, fortunately or unfortunately. This week my husband has been out of town and somehow - gee whiz - I just haven't made it to the gym. Not a once. It has been a lot easier to eat "whatever" vs. something "good" for me.
All this time I kind of thought I was the one helping him get healthy. Now I know how much loving and encouraging him helps me stay on track. Should I admit this to him? You bet. We'll have a lot of time to catch up on that ride back from the airport ...