Children Answer Our Questions About Love and Marriage

  • WHAT IS THE PROPER AGE TO GET MARRIED?
  • "Eighty-four. Because at that age, you don't have to work anymore, and you can spend all your time loving each other." (Judy, 8)
  • "Once I'm done with kindergarten, I'm going to find me a wife." (Tommy, 5)
  • WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE DO ON A DATE?
  • "On the first date, they just tell each other lies,and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date." (Mike, 10)
  • WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE?
  • "You should never kiss a girl unless you have enough bucks to buy her a big ring and her own VCR, 'cause she'll want to have videos of the wedding." (Jim, 10)
  • "Never kiss in front of other people. It's a big embarrassing thing if anybody sees you. But if nobody sees you, I might be willing to try it with a handsome boy, but just for a few hours." (Kally, 9)
  • THE GREAT DEBATE: IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED?
  • It's better for girls to be single, but not for boys. Boys need somebody to clean up after them." (Lynette, 9)
  • "It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I'm just a kid. I don't need that kind of trouble." (Kenny, 7)
  • CONCERNING WHY LOVE HAPPENS BETWEEN TWO PEOPLE:
  • "No one is sure why it happens, but I heard it has something to do with how you smell. That's why perfume and deodorant are so popular." Jan, 9)
  • "I think you're supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn't supposed to be so painful." (Harlen, 8)
  • ON WHAT FALLING IN LOVE IS LIKE:
  • "Like an avalanche where you have to run for your life." (Roger, 9)
  • "If falling in love is anything like learning to spell, I don't want to do it. It takes to long to learn." (Leo, 7)
  • ON THE ROLE OF GOOD LOOKS IN LOVE AND ROMANCE:
  • "If you want to be loved by somebody who isn't already in your family, it doesn't hurt to be beautiful." (Jeanne, 8)
  • "It isn't always just how you look. Look at me. I'm handsome like anything and I haven't got anybody to marry me yet." (Gary, 7)
  • "Beauty is skin deep. But how rich you are can last a long time." (Christine, 9)
  • CONCERNING WHY LOVERS OFTEN HOLD HANDS:
  • "They want to make sure their rings don't fall off, because they paid good money for them." (David, 8)
  • CONFIDENTIAL OPINIONS ABOUT LOVE:
  • "I'm in favor of love as long as it doesn't happen when 'The Simpsons' are on TV." (Anita, 6)
  • "Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I've been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me." (Bobby, 8)
  • "I'm not rushing into being in love. I'm finding fourth grade hard enough." (Regina, 10)
  • PERSONAL QUALITIES NECESSARY TO BE A GOOD LOVER:
  • "One of you should know how to write a check. Because, even if you have tons of love, there is still going to be a lot of bills." (Ava, 8)
  • SOME SUREFIRE WAYS TO MAKE A PERSON FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU:
  • "Tell them that you own a whole bunch of candy stores." (Del, 6)
  • "Don't do things like have smelly, green sneakers. You might get attention, but attention ain't the same thing as love." (Alonzo, 9)
  • "One way is to take the girl out to eat. Make sure it's something she likes to eat. French fries usually works for me." (Bart, 9)
  • HOW CAN YOU TELL IF TWO ADULTS EATING DINNER AT A RESTAURANT ARE IN LOVE ?
  • "Just see if the man picks up the check. That's how you can tell if he's in love." (John, 9)
  • "Lovers will just be staring at each other and their food will get cold. Other people care more about the food." (Brad, 8)
  • "It's love if they order one of those desserts that are on fire. They like to order those because it's just like their hearts are on fire." (Christine, 9)
  • WHAT MOST PEOPLE ARE THINKING WHEN THEY SAY, "I LOVE YOU":
  • "The person is thinking: Yeah, I really do love him, but I hope he showers at least once a day." (Michelle, 9)
  • HOW A PERSON LEARNS TO KISS:
  • "You learn it right on the spot, when the 'gooshy' feelings get the best of you." (Doug, 7)
  • "It might help if you watched soap operas all day." (Carin, 9)
  • WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE?
  • "It's never okay to kiss a boy. They always slobber all over you. That's why I stopped doing it." (Jean, 10)
  • HOW TO MAKE LOVE ENDURE:
  • "Spend most of your time loving instead of going to work." (Tom, 7)
  • Don't forget your wife's name...that will mess up the love." (Roger,8)
  • "Be a good kisser. It might make your wife forget that you never take the trash out." (Randy,8)
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