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Would you consent to your 16 year old child marrying an adult (of any age)?


Asked by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Jun. 20, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (28)
  • Children have no business playing house when they should be going to school and getting an education. I would never agree to something like this. No matter how mature a 16 year old is, it doesn't take away from the fact that they are still a child. Being 'mature for their age' does not make a person mature by adult standards.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 4:50 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I have a friend who got married at 16, she's now in her 40's and still happily married... My grandmother was also married at 16, and was happily married til my grandfather passed away 30 years later... So while it would have to be a case by case thing, I wouldn't simply say no, just because of age.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:35 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Hell mother effing no!

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 3:35 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I think back to when I was 16. And then I laugh.

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 3:40 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Depends. An 18 year old? If they'd been together long enough and were responsible or had a child. A 60 year old? Hell no.

    Answer by kit_manson at 3:53 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • hell no

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 3:35 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Lmao at superrmommy

    Answer by kyheavensmom at 3:36 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • My mom did it for me and 20 years later we are still happily married.. Her mom did it for her when she met my dad but that one ended in divorce.. I wouldn't just say No right off the bat, but I would have to think long and hard before I agreed..

    Answer by midnightmoma at 3:39 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Nope. There's not reason they can't wait.

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:42 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • No.

    Answer by SWasson at 3:50 PM on Jun. 20, 2011