The Blessings of Young Marriages

blessingyoungmarriagemainValentine's Day notwithstanding, some young men and women are reacting to the baby boom generation's poor divorce record by planning not to get married. Others are waiting until their 30's before seriously considering marriage.

A dozen stories of couples who worked through problems and have been married for at least 35 years are now online at: That series will continue, and we are starting another on couples who married young and are in the process of raising young children. We will usually be interviewing in person those we profile, but here's what Robert Walter, a Navy officer in Afghanistan beyond our staff's ready reach at the moment, wrote us recently:

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