Kriscijan said he thinks military guys get married young for the extra money and to stay out of the barracks so they can get their own houses.
But, it doesn't come without its hardships."Honestly, all people go through struggles with marriage at any time, no matter the age," said Kayla.
"Yes, it may seem harder when you're young, but you just have to know that you're going to get through it together."From Dec. 10, 2014, there were 4,039 marriage licenses issued for Montgomery County.In those same years, divorce numbers averaged in the 600 range.In 2014, Montgomery County recorded 520 divorces where the couple did not have children and 610 divorces where the couple did have children.The 2014 statistics do not include statistics from December, but according to Circuit Court officials, they appear to be steady.Hurley has spent his life dedicated to the military.
After 33 years serving as an Army chaplain and part of that time actually enlisted, Hurley now runs the Soldier Center in Clarksville where he works with soldiers and military families.
The military forces people to grow up fast – especially when it comes to marriage.
That's what military wife Wesley Ann Wade said when talking about marrying young in the military.
In 20, those numbers ranged from 630 to 665 in both types of divorce.
In Montgomery County, marriage and divorce statistics are not broken up by military affiliation.
Soldiers are taught that this mission is the most important thing. Hurley from the Soldier Center said there's more of a need to marry that's embedded into soldiers."There's this need for belonging — this attachment issue," said Hurley.