Americans Marrying Later

Census Bureau figures for 2003 show that Americans are getting married later, with the average age for a first marriage having risen to 26. What do you think?

  • “Oh, great. First my grandmother starts pestering me about not being married, then my parents, and now the national media.”

    Dale Steele –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Thank God there's a greater trend I can look to when I ponder my lonely, loveless existence in the midnight hour.”

    Lois Halverson –
    Real Estate Clerk

  • “I don't have to worry about marriage at this point in my life. Paying child support for three kids is stressful enough as it is.”

    Curtis Fuller –
    Salesperson

  • “It's because of the sluggish economy. It's harder to get a dowry together these days.”

    Ruby Turpin –
    Auditor

  • “Christ. Get ready for some of the bitterest-looking bridesmaids in history.”

    Marvin Watts –
    Robotics Technician

  • “My folks got married at 17. They were also cousins. Let me know when you have your tape recorder ready.”

    Glen Powers –
    Home Health Aide

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