Post # 1
Anyone dealing with people who are saying, “Well it’s about time!!!!” O_O I’m going to be 28 tomorrow and people act like I was seriously on my last chance to get married. Screw them! I think it’s the perfect time to wed! I’m done with the parties, the casual relationships, the late nights out, (usually ending with me asleep on my porch or car) and spending all of my money at the bar. I’ve had time to make mistakes on my own, learn from them, make them again, and then finally get that ah-ha moment. I’ve gotten over the “I’m only looking out for myself” attitude and I’m ready to move on with the next part of my life.
So anyway the sister of a friend sent me a text tonight that just made me mad. She heard about our engagement and said, “CONGRATS!!!!! I’m so happy for you! It’s about damn time!” O_O
Post # 3
Girl I’m 25 and people say “It’s about time to me”. Although I think it’s because we dated for 5 years and not because of age. I think that’s probably what people mean when they say that to you!!
Post # 4
LOL! Maybe she wasn’t talking about your age. It could be cause you’ve been with your FI so long, and that could be what she meant by that? You have been with your FI for a while right?
Post # 5
We got a little of that, too, but mainly because we’ve been together for so long. We wanted to be done with school, and into the next phase of our life before we got married. Weddings are exspensive, too, so it takes awhile to get in the right financial place.
Post # 6
@tomboypink: Well…..it depends on how you want to look at it.
We were together from 18-21 and then we broke up and moved on. We just got back together last Jan and he moved here in June of last year. ^_^
Post # 7
I am 39 and getting married for the first time. Do you know how many times I have heard this? Out of all the kids I grew up with, I am the only one who has not been divorced, and some of those they are on their second or third divorces. I personally think I was the smart one, I waited for Mister Right instead of Mister Right Now.
Post # 8
Ooh, I get that all the time and I’m 26! I’m always like, what exactly does that mean? I think it’s mainly because we were together for 3 1/2 years before we got engaged but still.
Post # 9
My fi will be 28 just before the wedding, and people say that all the time to us. When we were at a Christmas party a very close relative of his came up and said “I’m so happy for you guys! It’s about time! My husband and I were so worried he was gay!” I was so shocked I didn’t know what to say. Being gay is NEVER a bad thing, but just because he doesn’t bring a gf home for a long time he automatically isn’t interested in women? what? excuse me?
another great one, a lady at my work asked me this little nugget-“Are you sad you are going to have to have kids right away(I’m 21)?”
“because your fi is so old. Are you sad you’re going to have to have kids right away?”
“Is he about to go into menopause or something? We don’t even know that we want kids.”
people are crazy. You are definitely not old!
Post # 10
I don’t think they are referring to your age but more that they are thinking you and your FI should have got married ages ago – either because you’ve been together a really long time, or because they simply adore you both together.
Post # 11
@astrangeharris: WTF?? My FI will be 30 when we get married and NO ONE has said anything like that to us.
People are crazy.
Post # 12
@Miss Tattoo: i am turning 28 in june and i hear that all the time about me getting married….i tell everyone that i was simply waiting on the right one i set out looking for a future husband not a future x-husband! Im proud i waited on marriage and kids….makes me love life more!!!
Dont let anyone get you down 🙂
Post # 13
@Miss Tattoo: Look at you posting in 20 something 😉 I am going to hope that she meant that obviously the two of you were meant to be together forever and so it has seemed like a long time to her since the two of you are back together now.
Post # 14
We were together for 10 years before he proposed. I get that quite a bit!!!! lol
Post # 15
I’m 25 and I get this alot too… But I think they mean because we dated for 7 years before he proposed. I started viewing it as them seeing us as such a good couple together that they couldn’t wait for us to make it “official”, if that makes sense. Regardless of what they actually meant, it makes ME feel better anyways. 😉
Don’t sweat it, 27 (or 28) is not old.
Post # 16
I think a lot of 20-somethings wish they had your problem 🙂 Most of us are being told that we are too young to get married haha!