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Marriage is a social union or legal contract between individuals. It is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged by a variety of ways, depending on the culture or demographic. Such a union may also be called matrimony.
It really amazes me how much the word "narcissistic" or "narcissist" comes up. You'd swear it was a new trend of disease that everyone wants to get! Some guys are just jerks and you're trailing on the boxer shorts (or thong) of your true love. You deserve better! It would be the day I would let my …
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The answer in part is going to depend upon what one considers a successful marriage.Unlike most American women that I have been exposed to mail order brides are willing to work hard (inside and outside the home) and are college educated, articulate and self driven. Remember these women took a big ri…
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Ask him   I think I would ask his family, parents,siblings.   go on the internet and look for a private detective, it is worth it just to know for sure. or, tell him that you would like to visit his country with him as soon as he gets his green card ( usually it is 7 months of marriage…
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Probably not. Consult with an immigration attorney, but Canada is really picky about not allowing immigrants with any criminal history at all.
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Yes, If they got their divorce in the U.S., their divorce decree should state certain rules each must follow concerning the children. For example; whom ever has physical custody cannot move within a 35 mile radios from the father Or mother, another example; Cannot leave the state without the other p…
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We think so...By their actions, they can demonstrate that the marriage is in good faith. If they choose to live separately but share in everything as typical structured families do; then there is no real difference in their marriage. They may have decided to live apart and that be the only separatio…
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Yes,Fines and imprisonment for you and the perosn you are marrying could be deported and banned from the USA for life.I would think carefully if you have to marry someone just for money?I am British and because I didn't marry my Fiance of five years quick enough (I loved him to pieces) he has decide…
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Loving Someone Else Here are opinions and advice from s members: I believe you can, but it is important that you not act on your feelings. Try to incorporate the love you feel for that person into the person your with. introduce some of the things you enjoyed with that other person. It will help you…
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First of all, men don't always cheat, but when they do, here are some possible reasons: They are not ready to have commitments. They no longer feel satisfied/stimulated in their current relationship and are too cowardly to end the relationship. They are concerned about their financial/living situat…
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Sometimes he comes home late, he has suspicious marks on his shirt or coat, he does not put attention on you, he does not spend time with you, or he does not have private stuff with you. One of the major signs of cheating is sudden lack of interest. This goes for multiple categories. Sex, Common i…
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Signs from the car:They let you do the talking most of the time. They are using more gas.The mileage in their car is too high. Check the mileage for them to and from work. Is there a lot of unexplained mileage?They want you to wait while they clean out their car before you get in it.There are tw…
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This is really an opinion thing, but here goes. If she is truly a lesbian and is not just curious or bisexual, then I think you need a divorce, as this would make you incompatible on the most basic level. Can you see yourself married to a man? Also, I don't think you should be offended if she is a l…
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ANSWER Well, it's a very specific situation, but generally speaking, a man/woman who cheated on their partner or use to do that regularly CAN change their ways after meeting their true love. I have a friend who used to cheat on her boyfriends regularly (kind of shocked me when she told me about it)…
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%DETAILS% That would be due to the ex still wanting a back up in my mind. Or that the person thinks they have made a mistake.This could be them being selfish in a way.Best thing to do at times is just totally cut the cord. Unless you want the ex back, then, it's really up to you on what to do. &…
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: he always was and always will be a cheater beware of the diseases he will bring home no charge. I can't think of any acceptable situation for someone to cheat on their spouse. "Too eager and forward" Huh? It is irrelevant if the woman was totally naked and climbing all over him. He had a choice a…
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There's nothing you can do. She was his wife once. You can't erase that. No matter how much he loves you, he will not not stop loving her, either. I know this isn't what you want to hear and I'm sorry. Marriage is serious business. He loved her enough to marry her and he once loved her as much as he…
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I would say yes only based on personal things. My husband questioned me all the time. He even told everyone I was cheating. Well he left me after 11 years of marriage and two children for a friend of ours. Still to this day he denies that he was ever doing anything and I caused the whole thing by hi…
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Probably because you want a husband, not a father, and from your question I assume he's not so great in that category. You should work on improving this relationship rather than looking outside for whatever is missing.   He maybe a good guy, a great father, but obviously he is missing somethi…
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Yes! This is exactly what happened to me. My husband did not buy the secret phone until I noticed suspicious numbers on his regular cell phone bills. When I questioned him he got very angry and hostile and accused me of interfering with his privacy. After investigating I learned that he had not only…
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Guilty Conscious Guilty Conscious is right I would say to make an attempt to show he/she is just so in to you, plus they need to keep up with your whereabouts so they can do their dirt. I know, I've just gone through that. My husband would call me constantly "to see where I am" only to find out he…
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You tell us..do u still love him? i however don't think so..if u did u would have controlled yourself and acted like an adult. By cheating on him you proved that you have zero respect for him and that your either still in love with your ex (if that) or u want to have 2 much fun to be married to one …
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If you both want to save the marriage, your wife needs to admit to the affair and end it as of this moment. She needs to have no contact with the man she was having the affair with, even if this means quitting a job. She needs to explain why she had the affair--what were the issues she had in your …
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Answer He needs to end the affair, have no contact with the other person, and agree to go to marital counseling with you. Why did he decide to have an affair? He should be understanding about your anger and hurt, and he should be honest about his whereabouts and activities when you're not around.…
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It maybe just his way of diverting the attention off of him, and you may want to have him checked out. That is usually behavior of someone that is not doing right themselves.   You can start convincing him by reassuring him of things he may suspect of you, i.e. always receiving blocked phone …
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Both men and women are attracted to other people and will look if they notice a beautiful person. Being involved with another person romantically does not change how beautiful other people are; there are simply customs in place in society that limit the amount of interaction romantically involved pe…
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A man who cheats and infects his spouse with a potentially fatal disease is an animal of the most careless and cruel nature. The mere thought of it sickens me. Leave this louse if you can or at the very least, tell him to keep his slimy, disease ridden paws off of you! I agree, if a spouse cheat…
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If you confront him, what do you think he will say? He isn't really going to admit it and get in trouble and probably end his marriage is he? Not very likely. You should get evidence first. People who don't want to know the truth-ask their spouse. Why? Because it is almost certain that he/she will …
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If you have a gut feeling something is going on, just keep your eyes open . Ssometimes the cheater loves to talk about the other even to their spouse. Signs can be coming home late, car seat in different place, he likes to argue over nothing, seems distant to you. These can all be signs that he woul…
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It's possible, of course. Monogamy was imposed by the society, not by nature. But that's not the real question. What you should ask yourself is whether you're ready to live with it, even if you think you are. YES! Any human being is capable of giving love to multiple partners. Love is not a limited…
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Think about how you feel about your relationship with your spouse. Are you happy? Does your spouse still make you feel amazing? Do you want to spend forever with your spouse? Look deep in your relationship and ask yourself these questions among many others and finally ask yourself if going outside y…
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I don't think you should confront her when she is with the man - I think you should confront her when she is at home and there is privacy and calmness. If you confront her when she is with him, emotions could highly escalate and cause something bad to happen.   She's a big girl and knows she …
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Sounds like your friend has a pretty bad relationship with her husband and may be staying with him for family or lifestyle reasons. Maybe she needs to know the truth to help her confront her own life and her own happiness. What about a letter, anonymous. This way she won't feel awkward with you. &n…
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If either the female/male is of a cheating mind you bet they can lie like sidewalks. It is possible to love two people at the same time, but we all know one must make a choice in these matters. I never heard of "lie like a sidewalk", but I have heard of "lie like A Rug". I am giving an update to my …
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Please be as sure as possible he even is cheating. If he's late from work and you think he's cheating, you may not be right. If he is, the quickest method is hiring a detective. It can be hard to find a good one and it can be expensive. You pretty much have to get the goods on him if you are dealin…
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Absoulutely, you may think he does not know, but trust me he does, even if he just thinks 'somethings not been right', he knows, if you suddenly now give him some attention ect again he will pick up on that and although he will be happy about the attention he will realise that there has been another…
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My goodness, I feel so very sorry this has happened to you. Even if you are finacially dependent on this man, this is not a reason to stay. You have to make a plan to leave. Get on that phone a call a Center for Women. There should be numbers in your phone book to call. They are there for you. They …
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%REPLIES% Answer Why would one want to? This is not going to solve the issue. It's already been done. One should be communicating with the spouse and seeking professional help to resolve what ever one thinks is left in the marriage. Answer I would not do that. What if either you or he be…
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As with all such problems, you must actually be there. A private detective is expensive but can bring results. If you're absolutely positive that cheating is occurring, then it's probably worth the investment. Shop for P.I.'s as you would a plumber-- get 3 estimates... unless, of course, you are lim…
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You have to be 18 to marry without parental consent in Oklahoma. I think if you are young enough to be asking this question, then you should think about waiting. The next few years of your life will be full of changes, and you would be suprised at how differently just two or three years can make you…
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Florida requires that any person under the age of 18 wishing to get married have permission from all living custodial parents or legal guardians. An exception to this allows for the judge (at the judge's sole discretion - i.e. the judge can chose NOT to issue the license) to issue a marriage licens…
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It depends on the church. The underage person person will need parental permission to get a marriage license, which is necessary to get married.
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There is no place in the US (or North America) that you can get married without parental consent at an age younger than 18. And its for a reason. way too young and naive at that age no matter how sure you "KNOW" you are. The above is incorrect. Most of the states allow the two to go before a ju…
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The legal ages of consent for marriage (without parental consent) in Mississippi are 15 for females and 17 for males.   Mississippi requires a person to be *21* in order to get married without parental consent. The age to get married *with* parental consent is: girls 15, boys 17.Now, I don't …
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Answer Yes there is in Las Vegas. I went ther to get married when i was 16 and my now husband was 18. I got married and didn't even need parental consent. Just find a small chapel grab a few witnesses and get it done. its as easy as 123. Hope everything works out. Lee. Answer Hey!! I like yo…
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....well i was 16 when i gave birth to my daughter and my boyfriend was 26 where from New York we just moved to Texas ...but my best suggestion to you is if your parents don't approve of your relationship and wont let ya get married then you guys should just not let the father not be there for the b…
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There is no state that allows marriage under the age of 18 without parental consent. And there are very few states that would allow a 14-year-old to marry even with parental consent.   In Alabama you can get married at 14 with parents consent and in California if you are under 18 you can ge…
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Tennessee law states that both parties involved in the signing of a marraige contract must be of majority age. This means that any individual under 18 that wishes to be married to another individual, must have parental consent.
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I think in Michigan you have to be 18 in order to get married. You can date a 19 year old but you can't marry them. It's only a couple more years anyhow, what's the rush? You can live with the 19 year old and your parents can't stop you, I know that for sure. Good luck! you can be 16 to marry in…
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Mississippi has no residency requirement, so, yes, even if you live in another state, you can get married in Mississippi. However, you have to have parental consent if you're *under 21*. (I did verify this today with the county clerk's office)Every state in the U.S requires that a couple be 18 in or…
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Most states require 2 forms of picture ID to receive a marriage license. (LICENSE) And then there is the 3 day wait before you are granted permission to wed. In all 50 states, you need to have at least one parent's permission and they must be present to give you permission. And if you are under the …
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There are no states where a 15 year old can get married without parental permission. In order to get married without parental permission in the United States, a person has to be 18 years old. The only way to overcome this would be to get a special court order. if u get a job and get emancipated …
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By 'a parent's permission' do you mean that you only have *one* of your parents permission? If that's the case then it depends on where you live. In many states, if the parents have equal custody then the permission of *both* is required.
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No answer to your question, but this 22-year-old should be most concerned with the fact that in most states a 15-year-old is under the age of sexual consent. You better hope he doesn't get brought up on charges because he could be facing a prison sentence.
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Vegas baby! No joke... got o las Vegas and get someone to witness your wedding(doesnt matter who the witnes is)and u can get married! :) good luck!!
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You will not be able to get married in Georgia without parental consent or a court order.From what I know, it doesn't matter what state you go to once you are married. The state of Wisconsin will not look at the circumstances of the marriage... it will only look at the marriage itself. So I would sa…
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In Georgia it is legal for a 15-17 year old to get married without parents consent if the girl is pregnant and she has a letter from her doctor.  More Contributor Opinions There are a few US states where a pregnant minor may marry without parental consent. However, if the young man is also a …
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In CA, if either the bride or groom is under 18, in addition to having parental consent, the couple must also schedule an appointment with a counselor and then appear before a superior court judge.A word of caution, the age of sexual consent in CA is 18. There have been several cases in CA where the…
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Yes he could get in trouble even if he was not the person driving. He could be charged still with transporting a minor across state lines and sometimes even kidnapping.
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i don't want to ask a question i wanna ask that q asks n pennsyvania what about Texas heres the q can a 24 year old man marry a 16-year old girl in Pennsylvania with parents consent?Yes. I don't know why a parent would want to give approval for their 16-year-old daughter to marry a 29-year-old man, …
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I am goin thru the same situation right now and you can get married to a person who is over 18 and if your underage you just need parental permission unless you have a child with this person then you don't need parental permission that's just in Kentucky though   Im going thru this also i jus…
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Your marriage will be recognized if it was a legal marriage and as long as it does not violate any laws in your new home. For example: A plural marriage would not be recognized in the US where you can only be married to one person at a time.A same sex marriage would be recognized by the state of Mas…
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I really don't know if there are states that would allow a pregnant *14-year-old* to get married without parental consent. But if I were you, I'd think long and hard before running off and trying to do this. Your parents are probably already upset enough that you got pregnant, making them even angri…
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In most states you both would have to have written parental consent. Call your local marriage license place to find out.
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Depends on where you live, every state have different laws. If you are pregnant and do not have parental consent, there are some states that will allow you to marry but you will need the courts consent and just being pregnant is not something they usually find a serious reason enough to marry at 15.…
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. However, once you're 18, you'll be able to get married in any state, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (where you have to be 19…
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i have heard that Mississippi is the best place. The laws vary by state, but there is no state in the U.S. that will allow anyone under the age of 18 to get married without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances.   You can get married anywhere in Scotland when you are 16 w…
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There are two ideas at work here. First, what is "young?" and second, how do you define a "working marriage?" A young person can be defined by a) "legal age," b) in relation to another person's age, or c) in relation to one's own future. Assuming that you don't mean "legal age," then that leaves us …
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In the state of Maine the age of marriage without written parental consent is 18. If you want to get married under the age of 16 in Maine you must get written parental AND judical (by a judge) consent.
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%REPLIES% Answer Yes, there are several states in which i have found that you can get married w/out parental consent. Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland and Oklahoma allow pregnant teens or teens who have already had a child to get married without parental consent. In Florida, Kentu…
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You can marry at 16 in Florida with parental consent.
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I know in Maryland, if you are 16 or 17 and are pregnant or already have a child, you can get married without your parents' consent. You just have to get a note from your doctor stating that you are in fact pregnant, or your child's birth certificate. I don;t know where you live, but Good Luck.
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Yes, and in just about every state she would need a court order/approval as well as parental consent.
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With underage marriage you have to have your parents written consent, in most states, to even get married. If you become legally emancipated your parents give up all parental rights to you. They would have no say. Call your local court house or even a family that gives free consultations.   (…
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Today's laws are a little more difficult to interpret than when I was growing up. From my understanding of the law, it is only legal with parents consent, however, I must point out that it involves much more than your parents just saying "yes". If your parents consent to this marriage there are pro…
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In almost all states the 16 year old would have to have written parental consent. Call your local court house to find out.
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No. In Colorado you have to be 18 to get married without parental consent.
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There is no state that will allow a 17-year-old to get married without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. In one more year you'll be 18 and then you can get married in any state without parental consent, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (wh…
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There are no states that will allow minors to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances.
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. In one more year you'll be 18 and then you can get married in any state without parental consent, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebr…
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No. And even with parental permission, a great many states would also require court approval for a 15-year-old to marry.
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No.   Actually, there are a few states in which u can get married without parental consent. In Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland and Oklahoma, they allow pregnant teens or teens who have already had a child to get married without parental consent. In Florida, Kentucky, and Oklaho…
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Not unless you can get a court order. Don't go to Mississippi expecting that you can marry without parental consent. Mississippi requires a person to be *21* in order to get married without parental consent. I verified this information today (02/11/05) with the county clerk's office. Every st…
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Hi JonnaThe other poster said it in a nutshell.I know you aren't going to like what I am going to say next, but I do hope to take my thoughts into consideration.Marrying your boyfriend just to get away from your parents is not the solution. It will only make matters worse. You need a good education …
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In Kentucky, if you are under 16, you must get approval to marry from the District Court. The legal age to marry in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is 18 or above. With Parental consent 16 and 17 year olds are allowed to marry.
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Rather than would be allowed depends on the state. In many states the signature of both parents is required.
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Even with parental consent, most states would require court approval also. And many states would not allow a 15-year-old to marry at all. 15 is awfully young to suddenly be responsible for supporting a family. Are you going to have the financial means/ability to do that? Just something for you to co…
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In every state, if you are under the age of 18, you need parental consent and/or court approval to get married. There are many states that will not allow a 15 year old to marry at all. And I have to mention that 15 is awfully young to suddenly be responsible for supporting a family. Are you going to…
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You need to be at least 18 years old to marry in England without parents consent.
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I'm not sure if you're talking about getting married in TX or MS. But neither state has a residency requirement, so even if you don't live in the state, you can marry there.However, in TX you can not marry without parental consent if you are under 18.In MS, you must have parental consent if you are …
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There is no state that will allow someone under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. However, at the age of 18 you can get married in any state without parental consent, with the exception of Mississippi (where you have to be 21) and Nebraska (where y…
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No, and in TN, even with parental consent you would still need a court order. You might to keep in mind, as well, that the age of sexual consent in TN is 18, so the young man could potentially be looking at facing charges.
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Actually, in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland and Oklahoma allow pregnant teens or teens who have already had a child to get married without parental consent. In Florida, Kentucky, and Oklahoma, the young couple must have authorization from a court. Maryland requires that the minor be …
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There are several states that i have found in which pregnant teens are allowed to get marrried Without parental permission, however, Wisconsin is not one of them. In Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland and Oklahoma, though, they allow pregnant teens or teens who have already had a child t…
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Pretty much every state allows people under 18 to get married with parental consent. But if you don't have parental consent, then there is no state where you can get married without court approval/special circumstances.
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No. The 17 year old, baby or no baby, would have to have parental consent. Call your local court house and find out.
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Very few states would allow a 15-year-old to get married. In those that would, the minor would have to have parental consent/court approval/special circumstances. It would probably be rather tough to convince a court to overide the authority of a parent (which they don't like to do) because it would…
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I want to stay married to my narcissist and have gone through many leaps and bounds to improve the communication between us. However I find it extremely difficult to keep up with it and not let it get to me emotionally. It's exhausting to stay on top of a narcissist emotions and not end up feeling d…
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First of all, if your being abused, get away from the man that's doing that to you. No one should ever get beat or threatened. Usually, men abuse women because they want something you won't give them, such as sex or money. If that's the case, don't give in. When your alone, call The National Teen Da…
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It is a mild form of abuse, but still abuse. You should not be afraid to talk to him. You should talk to a counselor or get the courage to talk to him and see if he will try to change, with your help. He might not know he is doing these things and that they bother you. You have to tell him for him t…
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