Yes, it’s true… When I got married the first time, I was very young. In fact, I was so young, that you could say that I was a child groom.
And just how young was I, when I first got married? I was three. Yep, I was only three years old when I first tied the knot. But my bride couldn’t exactly be accused of being a cradle robber, because on our wedding day, she was only five. So yes, while it’s true that she was older than me, no one could call her an older woman… Lol :-)
Here’s a couple photos taken on our wedding day:
Yes, that is really me in 1959, when I was all of three years old. Getting married was her idea, and I guess it didn’t bother her that she was a head taller than me, and that she also had much better fashion sense than I did, when picking out a pair of shorts.
I look like I hadn’t quite figured out how to even wear a pair of shorts. I didn’t know how to tie my sneakers either, but she did, so she could help me with that.
But I still looked sharp in my wedding day Top Hat, that day when I became a child groom. And what did our parents think of us getting married so young? They loved the idea! Which is why they saved us the expense of hiring a professional photographer for our wedding, since they were only too happy to take these pictures. :-)
My new wife loved getting married so much, that every time my parents visited with her folks, and brought me along, she wanted to get married all over again! Which was fine with me, cause being only three, I don’t think I really understood what was going on. So I just went along with it since she seemed like a nice girl, and she seemed to really like me.
She liked me enough to keep wanting to marry me every time she got the chance. I’m just guessing here, but I think we got married at least ten times, and for her the experience never got old.
Just as in these pictures here, neither did we. :-)