Kid Wisdom on Love and Marriage

 

“If falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, I don’t want to do it. It takes too long.” — Glenn, age 7

“Love is like an avalanche where you have to run for your life.” — John, age 9

“I think you’re supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn’t supposed to be so painful.” — Manuel, age 8

“No one is sure why it happens, but I heard it has something to do with how you smell. That’s why perfume and deodorant are so popular.” — Mae, age 9

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too.” — Greg, age 8

“Once I’m done with kindergarten, I’m going to find me a wife.” — Tom, age 5

“On the first date, they just tell each other lies, and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date.” — Mike, 10

“I’m in favor of love as long as it doesn’t happen when Dinosaurs is on television.” — Jill, age 6

“One of the people has freckles, and so he finds somebody else who has freckles too.” — Andrew, age 6

“My mother says to look for a man who is kind. That’s what I’ll do. I’ll find somebody who’s kinda tall and handsome.” — Carolyn, age 8

“It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I’m just a kid. I don’t need that kind of trouble.” — Kenny, age 7

“One of you should know how to write a check. Because, even if you have tons of love, there is still going to be a lot of bills.” — Ava, age 8

“When somebody’s been dating for a while, the boy might propose to the girl. He says to her, ‘I’ll take you for a whole life, or at least until we have kids and get divorced.'” — Anita, 9

“I’m not rushing into being in love. I’m finding fourth grade hard enough.” — Regina, age 10

“Most men are brainless, so you might have to try more than once to find a live one.” — Angie, age 10

“A man and a woman promise to go through sickness and illness and diseases together.” — Marlon, age 10

“[Being] single is better . . . for the simple reason that I wouldn’t want to change no diapers. Of course, if I did get married, I’d figure something out. I’d just phone my mother and have her come over for some coffee and diaper-changing.” — Kirsten, age 10

“Love is foolish…but I still might try it sometime.” — Floyd, age 9

“Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me.” — Dave, age 8

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