Of course, getting married when you’re too young can lead to divorce. However, waiting too long and it’s not nearly as long as you would think could be just as harmful. Divorce trends in America are shifting, according to a new study. Is your marriage, though, really in jeopardy before it begins?
The Goldilocks Principle.
According to a marriage therapist, the best age to marry is 28 to 32 years old. The ideal age is “old enough” to comprehend true compatibility and puppy love, but “young enough” not to be set in their ways and unable to change their lifestyle.
The search for a suitable partner is referred to as an “optimal stopping problem” in mathematics. Christian and Griffiths explain that out of 1,000 options, you should shoot someone 36.81 percent of the time. The larger the pool of alternatives, the closer you can go to exactly 37%.
Wait until your brain stops developing, at the very least.
Marriages between teenagers and very young people are almost always doomed to fail. Decisions made before the age of 25 can be harmful. According to statistics, couples who married at the age of 25 have a 50% lower chance of getting divorced than those who marry at the age of 20.