I've been doing a lot of thinking as to why I ended up in the kind of marriage I have. It's ocurred to me that the beginning of our relationship had a lot of "red flags." He was the first and only guy I dated. I was 19 when we got married. I had grown up VERY sheltered and had over-protective parents. I was desperate to get out of my parents' house. And, now look. I'm getting ready to leave 11 years of marriage because of abuse. I can see it now. Hindsight is 20/20, right? But, if this is at least part of the cause, why aren't we talking about this more? I mean, why aren't we telling young girls (and guys) about the consequences of marrying too young and all that? If I had only known . . .
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