Tick, tock, tick, tock: Apparently THIS is the best age to tie the knot


Some people live life at their own pace and actively disregard society's attempt to pigeonhole them into certain roles at certain ages.

And others adhere strictly to a timeline, checking off certain milestones at certain ages.

If you're firmly in the latter camp, you may be interested to hear that a recent study has claimed to have established the perfect age to tie the knot in order to ensure a successful marriage.

Using data collected in the National Survey of Family Growth, American sociological researcher, Nicholas Wolfinge, established that the best age to take those vows is between 28 and 32.

Further to this, the findings concluded that couples who got married in their late thirties had a lower chance of splitting than those who wed in their late twenties.

Focussing on divorce statistics, the researcher learned that couples who wed as teenagers had a 38 per cent chance of divorcing in the first fve years of marriage in comparison to those who married in their twenties who stood a 28 per cent chance and those who married over the age of 35 who had a 17 per cent chance.

But apparently if you wed your significant other between the ages of 25 and 34, your chances of divorcing are much slimmer than at other times in your life.

Good to know… we think.

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