I got married when I was 21. I’m now 23…and still married – success! It’s a decision which has had a more profound effect on my sense of self than I ever imagined, which I realise might sound a little odd.
When I told people I was getting married I was called insane, romantic (not always as a compliment), foolish, brave, and surely-pregnant. On the day itself, I was called beautiful, so that’s all good. The time afterwards has easily been the most interesting, but I’ll get to that.
My parents very vocally didn’t approve, so the month before became the worst...
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