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Young gays excited about marriage, over 25s more jaded

While the majority surveyed think they'll get married in their 30s, 3% of gay people would like to get married before the age of 20
Young people want to get married, older people don't. Weird.
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Young gay people are excited about getting married, but once they reach the ‘older’ age of 26 they become jaded.

In a new UK survey, it found 62% of gay men aged 18 to 25 were open to finding love and getting married.

But once they reach the age of 26, only 45% predicted they would be one day walking down the aisle.

‘Gay marriage is great,’ one respondent to the survey said. ‘The law should have no business regulating how two adults choose to celebrate and show their commitment to each other.’

Another, slightly more jaded person, added: ‘At the moment gay marriage seems to be a novelty, it’s trendy at the moment and people are not taking it seriously, they are getting married because they can, what happened to marrying for love, it’s all a flamboyant show.’

Further findings of the survey, conducted by the app Jack’d, highlighted how over 60% said they would ideally want to get married in their 30s and only 3% of app users said they would like to be married before 20.

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