Weddings

16 People Who Got Married Young And Don't Regret It

They found their happily ever after early.

These days, people are marrying later and later. According to a Pew Research Center report from 2011, the average age of first marriage in the U.S. is 26.5 for women and 28.7 for men, up from 24 for women and 26 for men in 1990.

But there are still plenty of people tying the knot in their late teens and early 20s. Below, 16 people share why they did so on Whisper, an app that lets users share their deepest thoughts anonymously.

1
I got married at 18. Ten years, 2 kids, 2 dogs, and a house later, we are
more in love than ever before. Getting married young isn
2
My happiness comes from my husband. We got married young. We explored the
world together. He taught me how to love myself. I never needed to date a
bunch of guys to know he is and forever will be The One for me.
3
I will never regret getting married young. It grounded me, I planted my
roots, and I didn
4
Some people don
5
I met my husband when I was 15 and we married 4 years later. Everyone said
we
6
I married young and we are still crazy about each other. He
7
Just because I married young doesn
8
People say being married at a young age is stupid, I
9
Getting married young isn
10
I don
11
I hate when people judge me for getting married young. It makes me not want
to tell anyone about the biggest day of my life.
12
I won
13
Getting married young doesn
14
I got married at 18 (no I wasn
15
I got married young, I resented everything. Now I can
16
I got married young. I wish people would be supportive instead of being
cynical. We both know that marriage isn
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