Since my engagement at 20, I’ve absorbed the subtle and overt arguments for later marriage. Our culture is shifting to favor later marriage: only 21 percent of millennials (those ages 18-29) are married, and the median age (27 for women and 29 for men) is higher than the three generations prior.
I realize that many people wait for valid and myriad reasons. However, as someone on the early side of the marriage bell curve, I also see unacknowledged value in young marriage. I’m sharing four common objections to young marriage from the perspective of someone who did it anyway on All Groan Up today. Join me there to read more!