Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > Relationships > Marriage & Divorce > Marriage

Marriage Marriage is a huge comittment, one that has many ups and downs. Get support and advice here.

View Poll Results: How old were you when you got married?
20 or younger 26 46.43%
21-25 21 37.50%
26-30 6 10.71%
31-40 3 5.36%
41-50 0 0%
50 or older 0 0%
I'm still single! 0 0%
I'm engaged right now 0 0%
Voters: 56. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-05-2009, 07:56 PM
ajrsmom's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Originally from the Home of the only 6 times Super Bowl Champs!
Posts: 11,872
How old were you when you got married?

Did you marry at a young age or did you wait until you were a little older to do it?

Did you marry at the age you really
thought that you would?

Would you do it again at the same age?
Why or why not?
__________________


**
Visit my blogs **

Tami's Kitchen Table Talk

Simple, easy-to-cook family recipes
and lots of good conversation!

Join the Cookie Carnival!
On Hiatus

If you love baking cookies, join our group!





Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-05-2009, 08:14 PM
BuddyBeanieBaby's Avatar
Six Year Member
FamilyCorner Lunatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: ~Between Twilight & New Moon~
Posts: 130,322
I got married at 18 the first time and well that did not work out too well...

Second time I was 32...and it seems to be going okay...Married 17 years and together almost 22 years...

Smiles & Hugs...
__________________
Live With Courage...Love With Faith...Laugh With Hope...
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 03:30 AM
debknechtel's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: I'm not telling!!
Posts: 14,265
I got married at 26...had my kids at 28, 30 and 32....i feel I was in a good place in my life to get married.....finished school and lived a little before finding mr right.

Hugs debbie
__________________

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson







Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 03:58 AM
happymomof4's Avatar
6 yr member
FamilyCorner Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,917
My first marriage I got married at 24yrs old. Things didn't work out. My 2nd marriage we have been married 5 yrs but together for 13yrs. It took me along time and many mistakes to find the love of my life. Was it worth it---HECK YEA!!!
__________________
Have a wonderful day.

Charlotte
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 04:02 AM
DeBora4BobbyL's Avatar
Welcome Wagon Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 16,009
I got married at 16! Yes, it was a shotgun wedding. I had family support to help with child care while I finished high school. It was pure by accident that I got a wonderful man as a DH! Most girls who get married as teens don't have happy or long lasting marriages. I've been married for 30 years. My only complaint about DH is that he is way too passive. I would never do it again. I would become a grown-up before raising children. But, home was so horrible that it was a good thing for me to get married into such a happy, wonderful family.
__________________


Bobby Labonte Official Page Facebook
.


FC Welcome Wagon : Need help? New to FC? Just ask me!
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 07:20 AM
seleach's Avatar
Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow
Posts: 14,163
I got married at 20 the first time. Wasn't a good marriage but stayed in it for 28 yrs. Married the second time to a wonderful man at the age of 50. He passed away after 7 years. Married the third time at 59. We are now married for 9 years.
__________________


When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
Thomas Jefferson
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 08:21 AM
Pag36's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Maniac
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: In a home I love on a quiet st:)
Posts: 29,181
Married the first time at 18 had 4 children by him then he decided to fly the coop.

Then remarried at 50 but God only gave us 8 yrs and 3 months to the date.
__________________
I will take what I am served knowing someone out there is being served MUCH less
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 12:58 PM
kathymac's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Lincoln, NE
Posts: 3,082
I got married two weeks before my 21st birthday. We will be celebrating our 25th anniversary this October. Everyone told us we were too young, but it felt like the right time for both of us. I would not change a thing.
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 02:19 PM
Pag36's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Maniac
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: In a home I love on a quiet st:)
Posts: 29,181
Congrats Kathymac what day in Oct?
__________________
I will take what I am served knowing someone out there is being served MUCH less
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 08-06-2009, 02:20 PM
Bilby's Avatar
Assistant Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Australia
Posts: 24,073
I was 21 and 4 months old when I got married and David was 22 1/2.
Many people said we were to young mostly people who had kids that got married in their late 20's they are now divorced.
My kids at 24 and 29 yrs.
We are good friends and talk about absolutely everything and kid wise never contradict each other on decisions made while the other was not there.
Yes I'd do it again as long as it was David and I get on with my inlaws LOL
We have 22 years on the 29th of this month
__________________


Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How Many Times Have You Been Married? janet Idle Chit Chat! 67 01-02-2009 04:09 AM
September Friendship Flower 2008 barbszy Idle Chit Chat! 565 09-30-2008 07:29 PM
New here and I'm getting married next Sat. Oct 13th auntcinecine About You 13 10-15-2007 11:04 AM
My son finally got married! LovesToCraft About You 1 05-10-2003 08:48 AM
My son is getting married! LovesToCraft About You 2 09-03-2002 10:54 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright 1997-2012, FamilyCorner.com Magazine, Inc. an Internet Brands company

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer