One year down! 90 Day Fiancé stars Paul and Karine Staehle faced a lot of obstacles in their relationship along the way, but they eventually made it down the aisle and fans watched the couple tie the knot during Season 2 of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days. Now, the couple is celebrating their one-year anniversary and in a statement provided exclusively to In Touch, Paul and Karine thanked fans and shared an update on their journey.

“To everyone who has been involved with our lives through the beginning of our journey in life together. We wanted to thank you all,” the statement read. “Today, November 3, 2018, is our first wedding anniversary. Sadly we are both very depressed we will not be together on this day. But we are very excited to be beginning our new life together in the USA finally.”

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Karine . I am very blessed to have the honor and privilege to call you my wife. I thank god every day that he lead us both down the very crazy broken roads that ended with us meeting in the middle. While our road is still crazy we will navigate through this crazy journey of life now together. The road may get bumby and have many unexpected surprises. But together we will stay on track. As we add our children to our current path who will one day grow up and take their own unique roads of life. I will forever be by your side until our road ends and if mine ends before yours. In spirit I will be with you to guard guide and watch over you until you too also finaly safely meet your destination. Happy one year wedding anniversary ❤

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But even though they are separated by distance on their first wedding anniversary, that didn’t stop them from using social media to express their love for one another. Paul shared a series of photos from their wedding day on Instagram along with a sweet tribute to his wife, who is currently pregnant with their first child.

“Karine. I am very blessed to have the honor and privilege to call you my wife,” Paul, 35, wrote in the caption. “I thank god every day that he lead us both down the very crazy broken roads that ended with us meeting in the middle.”

“While our road is still crazy we will navigate through this crazy journey of life now together. The road may get bumpy and have many unexpected surprises. But together we will stay on track,” he continued. “As we add our children to our current path who will one day grow up and take their own unique roads of life. I will forever be by your side until our road ends and if mine ends before yours. In spirit, I will be with you to guard, guide, and watch over you until you too also finally safely meet your destination. Happy one year wedding anniversary.”

Meanwhile, Karine made a cute video slideshow featuring her favorite photos of her and Paul as a tribute to her husband. Happy anniversary!

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