Why Did I Get Married?: The Trouble With Marrying Too Young

February 19, 2012  |  

Want to know something that terrifies me? The fact that I actually used to think I was in love with some of my past boyfriends. Today, having seen what’s out there—and that it gets so much better—it terrifies me to think that I was going to accept feeling the way those exes made me feel, simply because I didn’t know that there were men who could make me feel so much better. The point is, we’re constantly changing, and there is a very sharp changing and learning curve in our late teens and pretty much all of our twenties. But, it’s a curve you have to ride if you want any shot at finding your Mr. Forever. Why? Because you have to wait until the person that you are going to be, basically forever, has set in. You have to wait until you’ve developed the traits, standards and ideologies you’ll be keeping for a while. And that just hasn’t happened yet when you’re barely in your mid 20’s.

So here’s what can happen if you marry too young…

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