My Macedonian-Canadian friend and I were discussing the appropriate age to marry.  She said that she is getting a little long in the tooth (to use an American expression) already because she is 26.  I said that’s absurd.  I chose to marry 10 years ago at the age of 19.  I said that that is much too young for most.  Most people need more time to figure themselves out before binding themselves to someone else for life.  She rebutted that people ought to marry when they are on the cusp of adulthood because they can “find themselves” together and form a unified plan instead of finding themselves separately and clashing over established individuality.  She has an interesting point of view.