Experts say that heading down the aisle after turning 25 makes it more likely that your marriage will last. Plus: Read the confessions of one wedding planner who has IDed the five signs that a marriage will crash and burn. Here's why:
There are practical reasons for the mid-20s dividing line, and most of them boil down to two biggies: education and money. Turns out, the more years of higher education a woman has under her belt on her wedding day, the lower the chances that she'll get divorced…and by 25, you're more likely to have earned a degree or two. "Educated women tend to be more confident about who they are and less willing to settle for a man who doesn't meet their standards," explains Terri Orbuch, PhD, author of Five Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great. If you're already engaged, find out how not to be a bitchy bride.
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