Concerned woman opens up about 19-year-old sister getting married

Concerned woman opens up about 19-year-old sister getting married

A woman has opened up about her concerns after her 19-year-old sister got married. She feels the sibling is too young for marriage. Social media users had mixed reactions to her post; some agreed with her while others defended the teenager.

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Twitter maMthiya took to social media to share a picture of her sister, saying:

"My sister is getting married at 19. I still think they are to young for this . But that’s what they want."

The post received over 3 000 likes. Twitter user shazy_makhoba said:

"I got married at 20 and my husband was 24. we are still happily married, I did not lose my self or my dreams. She will be just fine. Congratulations to her."

PeaceInHislove said:

"She is tooo young. When will she go to tertiary?"

ILeketi said:

"You cannot say it's she wants. She could be forced into the marriage."

ThibosAfrika said:

"No, that's not what she wants, it's what her parents want. The environment that she grew up in may also have had an influence into this marriage."

Faith_Ntsiky_m said:

"Is it a concern because he's older? Congrats to them by the way!"

MngadiZinhle said:

"They don't really understand what they are getting into. It's sad."

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Flairsh said:

"Bathi once you have found the person you want to spend the rest of you life with, you can't wait for the rest of your life to begin. uNkulunkulu ababusise."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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