I got married at 20. Mr. Pete's grandparents were married at 16 and were married 60 years! I personally think that when you get married young you can grow up together and have a lot more things in common. We will celebrate 31 years together in August, God willing. I wouldn't change a thing!
A couple generations now have had drilled into their heads that getting married too young is bad, bad, bad. It’s bad for you, bad for your spouse, bad for your kids, bad for society. You’ll probably end up divorced or, if not that, at least miserable. Plus you won’t get to do all the fun things your friends who didn’t get married are out doing.
He was one of only three Republicans to vote for Obama’s stimulus bill in early 2009, and shortly thereafter — after heavy entreaties from Biden — Specter made the party switch, effectively acknowledging the difficulty of holding onto his Senate seat in a state that has been trending Democratic in recent elections.