Marriage Isn't About Timetables

First came love, then came marriage, then there I was, standing in the middle of the common room, trying to explain my life choices to an academic registrar who just wasn't getting it.

"Married?" she said. "You're just a child!" She sounded genuinely horrified, as if I had admitted to willfully sabotaging the rest of my life. I wanted to say, "Twenty-one is not a child, thanks," but I refrained. Regrettably, I didn't...

 
Joel Sams is a journalism student at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. He was an intern for Salvo during the production of the Fall 2014 issue.
This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #33, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo33/worth-not-waiting-for