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Old 02-02-2009, 03:09 PM
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I agree with everyone's replies, the "right age" to marry is only determined on a case-by-case basis. Most ancient cultures married kids off between the ages of 13-16 and their divorce rate was incredibly low. Even as recently as the 1920s, it wasn't uncommon for girls to be married off, to much older men (sometimes in their 60s), as young as 7 years old (although that's more akin to modern slavery than the Biblical definition of marriage).

My parents got married pretty young, around 20 or 21, if I remember correctly, and they've been together for over 30 years.
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