The Perfect Age to Get Married
What is the best age to marry?
15 Aug These wedding and relationship experts weigh in on the best time and age to get married for both men and women. 24 Feb If you're in your 20s, you're probably thinking that you've got stacks of time to find The One, settle down and relinquish your irresponsible single life. But apparently, you don't. 6 Jan In real life, the best time to get married is when you feel good and ready, but according to a psychological study featured in Psychology Today, these are the best – and worst – ages to tie the knot. The common belief goes that the later you marry, the more likely you are to stay together because you're more.
Is one age better than another when it comes to marriage? Many young adults and some of their parents seem to think the late twenties is the best time, giving them the chance to secure their careers. Contrary to that thinking, some studies and our own empirical evidence show that marrying in your early 20s may be the best age. Having a partner as you work source way through college and up that career ladder can be fun and helpful.
We married when we were in college, at a young age.
UK Group by email. The same goes for picking a partner, the authors argue. Want uplifting and insightful stories in your inbox? At that point, the authors argue, we know enough to make a good choice, but we're not yet bogged down by the seemingly endless search. It doesn't hold up, and at those points, age is not the primary issue in what will blow up a marriage.
We just simply fell in love and wanted to be together forever. It was as simple as that.
UK Group by email. Science and logic explain that 29 is actually the best age to tie the knot. Once the ring is on the finger you have no defence when families start interrogating you about when you're planning on having kids. It takes time, effort, patience, maturity and work.
We believe it can be simple now. Many young couples are proving that marriage can be enjoyable and lasting if they work at it. A happy marriage isn't automatic at any age, so if you've found someone you love, who shares your same values, take the leap.
Here are some thoughts on why marriage can work at a young age - and by young we don't mean teenagers. The sooner you find one and get married the longer your married life will be.
Too many people regret waiting too long. In a recent post Julie Shockleymarried at 22, said, "At a young age I met one of the good ones. Not a creeper, not a liar, not a player, not a loser.
We dated for three years. According to [some] rules of how my twenties should be spent, I should Break up with a person who treats me well, makes me laugh, has intelligence and ambition, who has the same values as I do - I should do this so I can date around?
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When you find the right person, get married. Don't wait just because society says the early 20s is too young. Date that person for a reasonable time, then jump in and prove them wrong.
That's what we did.
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In an article by Lois M. Collinsshe reported that Jason S. She wrote that his findings were, "Those in their late 20s and beyond 'don't appear to be any happier or to have better marriages. It doesn't hold up, and at those points, age is not the primary issue in what will blow up a marriage. In the end we need to educate our children on the importance of dating good, decent people who will be good spouses. Let them know that married life can be beautiful and fulfilling, and that it should be pursued, not delayed until your career is set and your problems all worked out.
The blessing of marriage is finding someone to travel that road with. Educate them on the studies that show the early 20s is the best time for marriage.
Gary Lundberg is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Joy is a writer. Together they author books on relationships. An link has been sent to this email address that will enable you to reset your password. Thanks for subscribing to our email list.
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