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My 16 year old daughter wants me to give her consent to marry her bf. He is 17 they have been together for two years, I told her no that she is too young to marry I told her to wait until she is done with high school and then college and then I will support her fully in her decision. Thoughts? Opinions?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 10:09 AM on Feb. 10, 2013 in Teens (13-17)
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Answer by layh41407 at 12:45 PM on Feb. 10, 2013
My best friend got married at 16. She is now 31 and is still happily married. My MIL and FIL got married when they were 16 (mil) and 18(fil). They will be celebrating their 33rd wedding anniversary this year. I got married at 19 and my husband and I will be celebrating our 11th anniversary this year. I am not saying that you should consent (I wouldn't), I am saying that I wouldn't discount their love and seriousness for each other. I would encourage your daughter and her bf to finish school and work with them on planning a budget to show them that the real world is more than just paying for rent and food. Also, while none of the marriages I listed above were due to pregnancy, could it be a possibility that you daughter is pregnant?
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