Monday, August 3, 2009
How Do You Decide Who To Marry - a kid's view
HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY?
You find someone who you love and that would be who you marry if you want to marry them. - V, age 6
'Cause you really like them and love them and have known them for awhile. - E, age 9
WHAT IS THE RIGHT AGE TO GET MARRIED?
Maybe 19? - V, age 6
Somewhere in your 20s. - E, age 9
HOW CAN A STRANGER TELL IF 2 PEOPLE ARE MARRIED?
They'll have a ring. - V, age 6
Because they have their rings. - E, age 9
WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR MOM AND DAD HAVE IN COMMON?
They both had me...and E! - V, age 6
They both have green eyes. I'm thinking. (spins toy on her head) And they're both our parents. - E, age 9
WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE DO ON A DATE?
They meet each other somewhere and maybe have a picnic or something. - V, age 6
Go out to a fancy restaurant and maybe dance. - E, age 9
WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE?
When you're marrying or you're married. - V, age 6
A good person once you've married them or when you're going to marry them soon. - E, age 9
IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED?
I don't know. Probably married. (giggle) - V, age 6
I think married because then you can have kids. - E, age 9
HOW WOULD THE WORLD BE DIFFERENT IF PEOPLE DIDN'T GET MARRIED?
There wouldn't be any people. - V, age 6
Well, then you pretty much would end the human race. - E, age 9
HOW WOULD YOU MAKE A MARRIAGE WORK?
You have to love each other. And treat each other nicely. - V, age 6
Make sure you really like the other person and then not fight and choose someone who has some of the same interests as you do. - E, age 9
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