Marrying Young vs Marrying Later

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Marriage is a pure and a loving relation between a man and a woman. It is a ceremony where a man and a woman tie a nuptial knot and are lawfully termed as husband and wife. It is also a relation in which they promise to live together and sharing life with the person they love. People marriage because they are in love with someone and they want to create a family with the person they love. A marriage is a fulltime job, so people have to work at being married for a marriage to be successful.

Nowadays, many people get married at a young age. However, some men or women prefer to become engaged when they have good living conditions, experience and career. Both of marrying young and marrying later have their advantages and disadvantages.

Normally, people define marrying young as marriage between 18 and 24 years old. While, when mention about marrying later, is referring to the ages of 25 and above. Researcher says that those who marry before age 20 are two or three times more likely to divorce. This is mostly because the young couple is immature. An individual that is too young may not have enough life experience to make the right choices for themselves and the person cannot fully understand what he or she wants from life. Compared with a person 25 years or older, on the other hand, has had more experience in life and this person knows what kind of a person they want to choose for marriage because the older individual has had more social interaction and they have encountered more people in a greater amount of time than a younger person.

Another factor that contributes to the higher divorce rate of marrying young than marrying later is young person may be financially instable. The young couple is unprepared to form their future together. This is a very critical point of a relationship because many marriages fail due to the couple’s financial status. The young couple has not had as much time and an opportunity to save money as an older couple has had. If the...
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