Praise God for godly examples of marriage, and marriage at a young age. And I have heard from many of you who feel the same way. They gave us a beautiful wedding!! Is there a magic age to marry? But don't expect them all to go away just because you got married. And most of the church college programs are geared toward singles. Perhaps if you did feel too young, you could get and have a longer engagement duration. At the same time, you may be still finding yourself in your early 20's, and many times still getting an education.
We got engaged in April 2005 and were married by that July. So it looks like they'd wait to get married 'til they're at least in their early 20s. My husband and I met in early 2010 when I was 19 and he was 18. We are getting ready to celebrate our 13 years of being married. I had a 1 year old daughter from a previous relationship at the time.
I want to start off by saying I loved your article on young marriage! I just gets hard when you have people even family members telling me this is a mistake and I would want to explore my options. I married my husband a not even a full month after I turned 18. Is this more comfort than want? They the younger 2 had been best friends for a few years already, and all of us, friends and family alike, enjoyed watching them grow closer. I got so fed up with it, luckily my parents and my in laws married younger than us. She was dying of cancer, and we both promised we would take care of her the rest of her life because she had raised me since I was 4, and she had been a spiritual counselor of sorts to my husband while I was away at college.
That means we must be willing to let others into our business. They were not surprised by our engagement and wedding 7 months later. All my life people have thought I was younger than I was and I mostly took it in my stride and found the humour in it. There are so many special moments we have as young adults. .
We dated and started talking about marriage within the first year. Our only sibling that waited till after the age of 21 to get married has been divorced several times now. We met when we were just in 7th grade and now I am a Senior about to graduate from college and he is in the Military. Note: This post was originally published in November 2012. They were married at seventeen, by the way, and have been married for sixty-one years.
We have 3 kids and my husband is a chef, so life is a bit crazy. I have to say that it all depends on the couple. Thank you for sharing this today! Brandon and I got married when we were both 19. My best friend got married at 18 and was divorced in 9 months. A balance of give and take. And she asked me if our parents were paying for our bills.
I stumbled upon this site in search of what are the 10 worst moments married couples could go through and came upon this. There are similar exceptions made in some state for minors who are pregnant. We went through pre-marital counseling and made sure we knew what we were getting into. He came to visit me on Oct. Under what circumstances is age no longer a factor to get married and marriage is just the right thing to do? The first year was rough, not because we were young, but because we are both very strong willed independent first borns with very strong but different family dynamics.
Most people assume we are older haha. What are your opinions on our situation. So many people came to us with a lot of the same questions and concerns as you posted. Generally, the best chance for success of marriage is when the couple gets married after the age of 25. We just celebrated 11 years december 2012!!! And even if it is really not just about sex, I think all these pressures can and often do lead to premature marriages. KeVin toronto There is a 12 year old difference but if you really love him maybe you should get married. Thank you this has encouraged me!!! By the time our first year of marriage was upon us, I was four months pregnant, we were renting, and we had no debts.