Wilcox said the couples that marry later lessen their chances of marriage. He said 47% of women in their 20s are having children which leads to instability which is a disadvantage to early pairings. He said women who marry in their mid-twenties are the happiest, marrying someone in their same religious orientation. Arroyo advised not putting off adulthood so that the couple have a shared history.
Wilcox stated that having community support and getting a good job, being established.