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What Marriage Has Taught Me

Diana Hernandez | Posted 12.07.2015 | Weddings
Diana Hernandez

The majority of people venture out to the married life expecting the best. Expecting it to be ideal, convenient, beautiful, and basically a "fairy tale" ending.

A Girl's Perspective: Why 13-Years-Olds Shouldn't Be Married

The Next Ten Challenge | Posted 05.06.2016 | Teen
The Next Ten Challenge

Today is Mother's Day, the day of the year when we celebrate our mothers. But in so many countries, mothers are far too young. In fact, in many places in the developing world, girls are more likely to become mothers than to finish school.

I'm Getting Married At 22 And Apparently That Upsets People On The Internet

Shelbie Thilmony | Posted 06.28.2015 | Weddings
Shelbie Thilmony

I don't need Alex to complete me, I don't need to backpack through Europe to "find myself," and I don't need to date 20 more people to make sure he's the one. I'm not going to live my life in fear of divorce or poverty or anything else for the sake of other people, because at the end of the day, it's my life, my love and my happiness.

22 'Trash The Dress' Photos To Inspire Your Post-Split Reinvention

Joelle Caputa | Posted 09.25.2015 | Divorce
Joelle Caputa

Women in their 20s are establishing an empowering worldwide movement of celebratory divorce rituals. These symbolic steps into newly-single life include hosting divorce parties and -- the most popular of all -- trashing their wedding dresses.

It's Too Easy to Marry!

Jim Halfens | Posted 06.03.2014 | Divorce
Jim Halfens

You also have insurances for your house, why not for your marriage and love life?!

Shotgun Marriage Politics: There's No Need to Ban Marriage for Youths Under 16

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.25.2014 | Miami
Steven Kurlander

Last week, Rep. Cynthia Stafford, D-Miami, got titillating headlines by proposing a law that would ban youths under age 16 from getting married. According to Stafford, Florida is in moral danger because a little more than 100 youths under age 16 exchanged vows in the state last year.

What I Gave Up The Day I Got Married

Natasha Craig | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings
Natasha Craig

I was married at the young age of 19. Yup, I know. Besides possibly setting a new record, I am also "crazy." Don't worry. You don't need to tell me th...

The Worst Thing Cynics Say To Young Brides- And Grooms-To-Be

Neal Samudre | Posted 05.17.2014 | Weddings
Neal Samudre

Marriage is a contract, they say. Marriage is the end to fun times. Marriage is not all it's cracked up to be. People listen to that and carry it with them to the altar. It's no wonder more and more marriages are failing today.

Why the Feminist Conversation Needs to Stop Touting Absolutes

Caroline Van Dyke | Posted 04.21.2014 | College
Caroline Van Dyke

Let's stop bashing women for choosing to stay home or choosing to marry young, just like we stopped telling women they can't do what men can. Let's make full acceptance the only standard.

5 Reasons Why I Got Engaged Before 23

Neal Samudre | Posted 04.06.2014 | Weddings
Neal Samudre

Maybe, we're against getting engaged at an early age because we believe the wrong things about love. Call me a rebel, but I don't think love is dependent on my age.

23 Things I Still Can Do After Getting Married at 22

Amy Popp | Posted 03.17.2014 | Weddings
Amy Popp

Today I'm 36 and still married to the man who asked to spend the rest of his life with me while I was finishing my last year of college. As the full-blown grown up I am today, I don't deny that we got lucky. The statistics were stacked against us. But that doesn't make our decision wrong or misguided.

23 Things To Do Instead Of Getting Engaged At 23

Vanessa Elizabeth | Posted 03.09.2014 | Women
Vanessa Elizabeth

If your love is truly eternal, what's the rush? If it's real, that person will continue to be committed to you two months from now, two years from now, and two decades from now. Grow, learn, travel, party, cuddle, read, explore. Do. Freaking. Something... other than "settle down" at 23 with a white picket fence.

WATCH: 'By 22 My Divorce Was Finalized'

Posted 09.25.2015 | Divorce

Krishann Briscoe is not your typical divorcée. The the blogger behind His Mrs. Her Mr. stopped by HuffPost Live on Thursday and revealed that she was...

14 Things Millennials Need To Know Before Marrying

Quora | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weddings

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Marcus Geduld, programmer and Shakespearean director Okay: everyone's different so my tips a...

7 Reasons To Get Married At Any Age You Want

The Stir | Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings
The Stir

Whether you marry at 19 or 38, there is only one recipe for happiness and contentment and it has nothing to do with age.

Why You Might Want To Get Married In Your 20s

Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D. | Posted 06.18.2013 | Weddings
Bradford Wilcox, Ph.D.

Be they 25 or 35, couples who have the makings of a strong marital friendship, who are ready to put aside partying and the PlayStation, and who enjoy the support of friends and family are most likely to go the distance.

Starter Marriage, The Serial: Part 1

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Susan Orlins

1965. One of my least evolved relationships was with Saul, my first husband. His dimpled cheeks and large, almost bulging eyes gave him a perky Jiminy Cricket look. His mother claimed his I.Q. was at the genius level. My mother thought he was nice.

The Cost Of Delaying Marriage

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weddings

Men and women are marrying later in life than ever before, but a new study reveals the costs of delaying your "I dos." In a report released Friday,...

Oprah Has Strong Words For Justin Bieber

Posted 11.20.2012 | Weddings

Oprah's got some advice for Justin Bieber: don't get married in your 20s. In an interview with Bieber, airing Nov. 25 on "Oprah's Next Chapter," Op...

What I'm Embarrassed To Tell Others About My Marriage

Kate Fridkis | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weddings
Kate Fridkis

I didn't think there would be a white horse, but I did fully believe that we were capable of loving each other enormously for a very long time. I believe that now.

Diary Of A 14-Year-Old Newlywed

Lucille Lang Day | Posted 09.27.2012 | Weddings
Lucille Lang Day

At Al's Drive-in the following year, I met Mark, a sixteen-year-old high school dropout. "If you don't let me marry Mark, I'll run away again or get pregnant. I'm not bluffing," I told my parents so many times that it became a sort of mantra.