I Married Young

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 319 People

    Young and Still In Love

    He was 19 and I was 21, We'd already been together for 2 years. It was a pretty rushed wedding, we said in December lets get married, and at the end of February, we were. Things have been tough, injuries, mental problems, but we stick together and its all good. We're coming...
    huemanity huemanity
    22-25, F
    Jan 26, 2008

    I'm married to my cousin

    and we have triplets and two other from my previous relationship
    Sarahcum Sarahcum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2015

    I married way to young.

    . What was I thinking!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 25, 2014

    Too Young, Too Dumb

    I got married at barely 18, I really thought that I was ready. And I thought that he was ready, too. My whole family thought that I was getting married because I was pregnant. Which I wasn't. But the truth is that by the time I was 18 I was very old for my age. I raised my little...
    AppealofSurreal AppealofSurreal
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Jun 9, 2011

    Young And Married

    Those nights when we can't sleep and our minds just wander off. As I lay in bed I reflect on my life. I'm married and have no kids. I'm a recent college grad working a full time job. I'm 22. I feel like I live the life of grown woman. I mean to an extent I'm grown but when I...
    Youngandfree90 Youngandfree90
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 13, 2013

    We Were 18... Too Young

    When I was 12, my family moved from New York to Ithaca, and my brother made friends with another boy his age, Bill. Bill had a brother, Ted, and they sometimes came over to our house. Ted and I didn't really start to talk to one another until we were in high school together. We...
    rumspringa02 rumspringa02
    70+, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    Looking For My Path In Life

    I met my now husband in 2006 a month after I turned 18, he was 19. I was still living at home while he already had a apartment with a friend. The the first few months went fast..I moved in and everything was perfect! Several Months later I become pregnant. By then we had lived in...
    incompletesoul24 incompletesoul24
    22-25, F
    Jun 3, 2012

    Age 20

    20 doesn't seem too young to me at all - My parents married when they were 20, my sister married when she was 19 (and her fiance was 18!). My grandparents, I believe also married around that same age. I would not suggest it for all, however. There are many persons who are not...
    chubbybunny chubbybunny
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

    I'm a 20 year old and married to an 22 year old

    army man. My husband and I are from Florida Miami to be exact and recently we came to Miami for the summer. To make this story short my husband & I left to Georgia to his next duty station & two days later he told me out of no where he does not feel the same about me and wanted...
    itspinky18 itspinky18
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

    While In College

    It really felt like it was early by today's standards. While part of me occasionally wonders if I missed out on anything, but then I see what single folks have to deal with and remember I'm definitely better off.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 23, 2012

    We Got Married At They Young Age Of 13

    And before people say no way it really was a lot easyer back then. We both worked full time went to school full time we could never have children, so we made a good pair. We lived with her mother but I had lived there before we got married anyway as my parents hated me a...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2011

    K-I-S-S-I-N-G In A Tree

    When me and ethan met i knew he was for me and only me . We married at 19 and are now 20 . I am also pregnant with a baby girl . I remember our wedding like yesterday , all of our families were there , roses everywhere and instead of a flower girl we used my dog trinity . She had...
    emogirl121 emogirl121
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2013

    19 And Married

    You don't really hear of a lot of 19 year olds getting married. It may seem strange and totally unreasonable. But as of last week I am now a Teen wife. My boyfriend and I (now husband) have been together for three amazing years. We grew up as best friends and started to date in...
    HaileyC HaileyC
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2013

    Married Right Out Of College

    I married my husband at 22, I'm now going on 28. I knew we were young, but at the time being with him was all I wanted in the world. Even though my parents married young and got divorced, I felt I knew how to make it work. I knew we would both change, and that our success...
    expressyoself expressyoself
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2010

    From Teenage Mother.. Two Kids By The Time I Was 21, To Becoming A Wife Now I'm Expecting Number 3!!

    My life is not out of the ordinary.. I didn't know where my life would go being a mother at 17. 7 weeks before graduation I gave birth to my oldest daughter.. The best day of my life she was beautiful and still is now. I didnt know how much she would change my life and me. I...
    Lifeisbeautiful3 Lifeisbeautiful3
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2012

    A new survey has revealed

    that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The study, conducted by online dating site www.agemeet.com, collected data from 53,233 users with the results being quite...
    Juliecc11 Juliecc11
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2014

    Marriage Is A Lifetime Commitment

    I was sixteen when I first met my husband,and the attraction was immediate.We instantly fell in love,and soon decided to get married.My husband was twenty two at that time.Even though all my family and friends tried to convince me not to,I went ahead with my decision.Everyone...
    savvysarah74 savvysarah74
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2010

    I Thought I Loved Him!

    I meet him when I was 15 and he was 27 at that time, and  I thought I was in love. Dam was I wrong. My life with him was so bad, the only thing right he did was give me 2 beautiful kids but other than that he was the worse husband that anyone could have...
    cat1076 cat1076
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2007

    When I was on a summer break from June

    until September 1985, I had repeated unprotected sex with my boyfriend and I ended up pregnant with twins. In May 1986, just before the babies were born, my boyfriend and I got married. Three days after our wedding I was in labor at a local hospital. We were married for 15...
    olderandpregnantfemale olderandpregnantfemale
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2014

    I was 17. It's still going

    after 11 years and 2 boys.
    Joni84 Joni84
    31-35, F
    Feb 4, 2014

    Married At 21

    I met my wife in 10th grade and fell for her instantly. unfortunately, I didn't have the guts to tell her how I felt, and she ended up dating a ******** for 2 years. I too moved on to other girls, but I never really loved. We grew apart as friends but began hanging out again...
    randompro randompro
    1 Response Sep 11, 2012

    My boyfriend is a military man.

    . He told his parents he plans on marrying me, he also drought it up saying how we should get a civil marriage then later have a real wedding with our family when we where ready. I'll be 19-20 when it happens but my parents are the college first nothing more type.. I think my mom...
    AmandaM97 AmandaM97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2015

    Is 22 Too Young?

    I married at 22. Maybe that isn't considered young, I don't know. It isn't like I wasn't mature enough, or responsible enough to be a wife. I did just fine. I was ready to settle down and start my life, I think that was my mindset at the time. Looking back I'd have to say maybe...
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    13 Responses Aug 1, 2008

    Very Long Term Married

    I been with the same woman since 1968; married since 1973. Hard to believe; where did the time go. So many experiences. I am happy this website is here to be able to tell some of them. 2KM
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 27, 2011

    Planning To Get Married !

    Hi, I'm Destinee and my fiance is Joel. I've been with him for a year and 2 months now. From the first day we met , I knew he was the one I wanted to spend the rest of my life with. Before we made it official , we spent months and months getting to know eachother and building a...
    dselena dselena
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 15, 2012

    I met my ex when I was 15 - he was 19.

    We dated continuously and were inseparable. We got engaged when I was 20 (I think - it was more of a mutual agreement, and not really romantic or particularly memorable) and were married in 2007 (I was 22 or 23). We're done now - I asked to separate last February/March (2013...
    kellycadaver kellycadaver
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2014

    I was 19 when we got married.

    Looking back I wished I waited until I was older but even though it didn't work out I don't regret any of it. Yes it was a hard marriage and yes I should have been an adult first rather than becoming an adult in my marriage but my marriage and my divorce has made me into the...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2016
    Burke91 Burke91
    22-25, F
    Mar 7, 2014

    I married at 18 and am still married 18 years

    later. It's been a journey of growing and learning, ups and downs, and we still hold hands when we fall asleep at night. He's my best friend.
    oceancrab oceancrab
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    I am 25 and unhappy in my marriage.

    I have been married for 5y. I want to leave but physically finding hard to do. He isn't a bad person. We have just grown to be different people. He is 9y older than me. I have known him for over 11y. I thought he was the one. I love him but I know he isn't for me. Help!!!
    Misha88 Misha88
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2014

    I was married at age 18.

    I had just graduated from high school a month earlier. I am so glad I got married at a young age because I am still in love today as I was then. I have been married for 20 years now.
    nudesallieinsauna nudesallieinsauna
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 1, 2014

    All the Wrong Reasons

    I didn't love him, not like that... just young and in need of love, someone, anyone... just happened to be the first one to ask. Life's funny that way. Sometimes you should be careful what you ask for. Now here I am, divorced, single mom, working my *** off to keep afloat... what...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Aug 3, 2007

    The Good and the Bad...

    We met and started dating when I was 17, he was 23.  I moved in with him at 18, and we got married whenI was 20.  By the time I was 22, we had two beautiful children together, and had gotten custody of his two kids.  There have been many many times when I didn't...
    lostinthewind lostinthewind
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2008

    I love my husband but we've sort of hit a wall.

    I'd like to talk to someone who can relate. I'm 23 and... we can get into it. SOS
    somewriter somewriter
    22-25, F
    Sep 19, 2015

    Looking For Young People Who Got Married

    HI I'm working for a UK Tv production company and looking to speak to young people who got married young. Would really love to chat ! it's not to be on TV (not at the moment) it's just a chat to find out about your story and you as a person. Kind Regards, Ayse
    missaysetv missaysetv
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 1, 2013

    Married Too Young And So Unhappy :-(

    Apologies for the long story but I would really appreciate it if someone could take the time to read what I have to say and give me their thoughts/opinions/advice/experiences! Me and my husband have been together for 4 years and married for 5 months. We moved in together 6...
    numberfive55555 numberfive55555
    1 Response Oct 2, 2012

    My wife and I had been dating

    for 4 years. We were both 21 when we got married. She was 4 months pregnant. I think that may be the reason for some of the issues we have
    txman670 txman670
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2015

    Growing Up Together

    I met my husband in math class. I was 14, he had just turned 17. We were friends for a year before we started dating. At 18, I found out I was pregnant. I had just graduated high school and he was at college. He spent the next 2 years asking me to marry him. I was afraid to get...
    PraiseHimInThisStorm PraiseHimInThisStorm
    5 Responses Oct 12, 2008

    I got married at 18, three weeks

    before I graduated high school. We were only together for 4 1/2 months before making the decision to get married. Four years later, and we still argue, but I still love him as much as I did the day I married him.
    SamarraAnjelica SamarraAnjelica
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2014

    Couldn't Let This One Go

    When I was in highschool I was in a relationship that I really thought was the real thing. I just didn't want to move too fast. I lost my virginity to him. I loved him. I still remember the day. It was a hot summer night, we were sitting on the roof of his car, making out. The...
    Tropicana55 Tropicana55
    31-35, F
    Mar 28, 2012

    Whats Ment to Be Will Be...

    I was introduced to my husband when i was a senior in high school. I was 17, he was 18. We dated for 3 months and got engaged. I wouldn't say that was one of the smartest things i have ever done but everything happens for a reason. The first year of our...
    CodysWife CodysWife
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    It Runs In The Family.

    My great-grandmother was married at 15, my grandmother 16, my mother 17, and i was married at 18. I met my husband in high school and he made me feel like so much more than i was worth. I love my husband and I know that we are still growing and learning but we are doing it...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2012
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