The Perfect Age To Get Married Has Been Revealed By This Study

Apparently tying the knot at this age means you're less likely to divorce

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A study has shown the ideal age to marry, if you want to avoid divorce.

According to research conducted by Nick Wolfinger, a sociologist at the University of Utah, the perfect age to marry is between 28 and 32, as it's statistically proven to be the best age range to avoid divorce (at least in the first five years of marriage).

Wolfinger arrived at this conclusion after analysing data from the 2006-2010 and the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth. The sociologist said,

The odds of divorce decline as you age from your teenage years through your late twenties and early thirties. Thereafter, the chances of divorce go up again as you move into your late thirties and early forties.

Some have dubbed this the 'Goldilocks Theory of Marriage', where husband and wife are neither too young or too old when they get hitched.

The study also indicated that after 32 the likelihood of divorce increases by 5% a year.

But no pressure.

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