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How old were you when you first got married?

No matter if you’ve been married more than once, how old were you the first time you got married? And we apologize if this brings up some bad (or sad) memories for you…

According to WeddingWire, the average age to get married today is 32. Just 12 years ago that age was 27, and in 1950 that age was, on average, 21. Things have changed!

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Cathy crymes
11 months ago

We went camping on our honeymoon 60 years ago! I was 21 and Joe was 32, so he has been a miracle of a husband!

Peter Capiro
11 months ago

Married when I was 21, my wife was 24, that was in 1978. April 15th it will be 44 yrs

Linda
11 months ago

We married in 1970 – I was 20 my husband was 22. We’ve had a 51 years of adventure together🥰

jillie
11 months ago

I feel like I missed the boat with 26. Married over 25 years and we still drive each other crazy.

Diane
11 months ago

We were high school sweethearts. Married at 18. That’s 55 yrs ago (1966).

Norm
11 months ago

21

DL Jenson
11 months ago

I was 20, he was 21 and 43 years married so far!

Roy Davis
11 months ago

Both my wife and I were 18 years old when we got married. Will be celebrating 50 years in May of next year. I introduced my wife to the camping/RV lifestyle a few years after getting married.

Marie Dalzell
11 months ago

I had turned 21 five weeks before we got married…..will be 40yrs next month!

Dale N Roberts
11 months ago

I was 19 and she was 17 it was 52 years ago on 1 Mar 21. Three daughters, 9 grand-kids and 1 great-grand daughter.

Susan Smith
11 months ago

I was 25 and hubby was 29 when we got married. There were a lot of single school teachers teaching out in the rural schools of SE Montana at the time as well as single ranchers looking for wives to help on their ranches. It was 40 years for us on 6/20/2021. We no longer live on the ranch in SE Montana (our son’s there now) but live in our RV full time in NE Oklahoma and enjoying retirement.

Lu Baggs
11 months ago

Both of us – 18, celebrated 50 years on 10/16/21.

bill
11 months ago
Reply to  Lu Baggs

I was 18 she was17 4 kids and 51 years 10/16/21

Bugsy
11 months ago

I was 18. Knew he was special the second he touched my hand. He had already told people he was going to marry me. Never thought about a soul mate before that. But I’m a believer now. Married 6 months later. That was 43 years ago and now we are retired living the good life traveling in our motorhome.

Tom
11 months ago

I was 28 when I got married. That was 43 years ago.

Mike Hancock
11 months ago

I was 19 but turned 20 two days later. It lasted 14 years.

rich
11 months ago

i was 19, my wife was 18. we’ve been married 51-years, 53-years together counting high school.

David Stansbury
11 months ago

Typical 70’s for me- married one month, proud father two months later…

Diane M
11 months ago

My husband was 25, I was 22. 46 years of a happy marriage. I had to teach him about camping, and he grew to love it as much as I did!

Last edited 11 months ago by Diane M
Gary G
11 months ago

I was 20, love of life was 23 (cougar) still going 52 years and counting.

John Macatee
11 months ago
Reply to  Gary G

Me too, 45 years this December.

Bob P
11 months ago

I was 21 on the first one that lasted 9 years, 31 on the next that lasted 41 years, my last one I was 73 and hope it lasts forever, my wife was 16 when she married her late husband that lasted 50 years. We are looking forward to spending at least 25 years together before the Lord calls us home.

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