You Probably Believe this Popular Marriage Myth

Young couple gets married Photo by Jonathan Borba on Unsplash

When a young couple gets married, whether it’s in real life or portrayed in films, you hear this concern – “You’re too young to get married!”

…But is that a valid concern? Will a marriage be more successful if you wait until you are older and wiser?

Research actually tells a different story about the correlation between marriage success and age.

  • Those who tie the knot after their early 30s are now more likely to divorce than those who marry in their late 20s.
  • Past the early 30s, the odds of divorce increase by 5 percent per year of age at marriage—but it’s not clear why.

Shocking right?! Read the whole study: click here to check it out.

My wife and I discuss the marriage study in our latest podcast:

I invite you to check out the link and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Are you surprised by the study? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments. God bless!