Why You Shouldn't Get Married Until You're 40

By

Why You Shouldn't Get Married Until You're 40
An expert makes his case for holding off on your 'I dos.'

I've recently emailed all the women I've dated in my 20s—all 700 of them—I sent them an email that said:

"Thanks for the experience. You were great. I was a self-centered asshole. You met me during my player years and, yes, you were just a notch on the belt. But now that those years are over [my real age you readers will never find out!], I've matured into a really good man. Let me know if you'd like to reconnect as a friend or on a deeper level."

Now this isn't some Neil Young or Bruce Springsteen song, nor did I really write this email. And I really don't think I dated 700 women. (I might have, but who knows, and who remembers?) The important thing is to embrace what you did and grow from the experiences you had.

But here's the bottom line: To make a marriage successful, you have to know who you are first. None of this Jerry Maguire 'you complete me' stuff. Enjoy your 20s. If you're in your 20s right now, enjoy dating but enjoy the time getting to know yourself more. Also, don't rush a family and the condominium on wheels (for those of you who don't know what that is, that's the overly obnoxious SUV. Yes, I live in California and yes I hate Hummers ... though I do enjoy an occasional hummer).

So, take the time to get to know yourself before you get in that minivan. Because to have true love, you have to find true love with yourself first. For those of you over thirty who are in a marriage, you know exactly what I'm talking about here.

Just one last thing: I'm all about the biological clock, but can you at least wait until your late 20s to pound out the puppies and get married? Give yourself a few years to get to know who you are as a person. You'll make a better lover, because I've got to tell you that there is nothing more fun in bed than a woman over the age of 30. I tell all my friends that they can have all the women in their 20s. I'm all about the hot sexy cougars.

This article was originally published at David Wygant for Women . Reprinted with permission.
Article contributed by
Advanced Member

David Wygant

Dating Coach

Are you ready to finally find love?

David

www.davidwygant.com

Location: Marina Del Rey, CA
Credentials: Other
Other Articles/News by David Wygant:

“When Is The Right Time To Have Sex”

By

I get this e-mail all the time, yet I seem to always be writing posts about it that no one seems to be reading. Time to let go and clarify this one last time. Got an e-mail from somebody that said: Dear David, I've been chatting with this guy online for three months. He's finally going to come and visit me. Should I sleep in separate ... Read more

Tell-Tale Signs That Your Boyfriend Is A Cheater

By

You're in a relationship with a guy. You're falling for him and then... he cheats. You're hurt, you're devastated. You confront him about it and he comes up with an explanation. He'll never do it again. It was a one night thing that just happened. He couldn't control himself. She was an ex; she was in town; she knew the right buttons to ... Read more

3 Reasons Men Go Limp Before Sex

By

I'm sure this has happened to you. You're with a guy. You're fooling around, you're grinding. He's hard. You get naked. He goes down on you. You cum, you scream, you have a great orgasm. He's still hard. And then you start going down on him, and all of a sudden, that once hard, throbbing male member now ... Read more

See More

PARTNER POSTS
Latest Expert Videos
ASK YOURTANGO MORE QUESTIONS
Most Popular