WHAT EXACTLY IS MARRIAGE?
Marriage is when you get to keep your girl and don't have to give
her back to her parents. - Eric, age 6
HOW DOES A PERSON DECIDE WHOM TO MARRY?
You flip a nickel, and heads means you stay with him and tails
means you try the next one. - Kally, age 9
WHAT IS THE PROPER AGE TO GET MARRIED?
Once I'm done with kindergarten, I'm going to find me a wife.
- Bert, age 5
HOW DID YOUR MOM AND DAD MEET?
They were at a dance party at a friend's house. Then they went
for a drive, but their car broke down... It was a good thing,
because it gave them a chance to find out about their values.
- Lottie, age 9
My father was doing some strange chores for my mother. They
won't tell me what kind. - Jeremy age 8
WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE DO ON A DATE?
On the first date they just ell each other lies, and that
usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date.
- Martin age 10
Many daters just eat pork chops and french fries and talk about
love. - Craig age 9
WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE?
You should never kiss a girl unless you have enough bucks to buy
her a big ring and her own VCR, 'cause she'll want to have videos
of the wedding. - Allan age 10
Never kiss in front of other people. It's a big embarrassing
thing if anybody sees you... If nobody sees you, I might be
willing to try it with a handsome boy, but just for a few hours.
- Kally age 9
THE GREAT DEBATE: IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED?
You should ask the people who read Cosmopolitan! - Kirsten age 10
It's better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need
somebody to clean up after them. - Anita age 9
It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I'm just a kid.
I don't need that kind of trouble. - Will age 7
ON WHT FALLING IN LOVE IS LIKE
Like an avalanche where you have to run for your life. - John age 9
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
ON THE ROLE OF BEAUTY AND HANDSOMENESS IN LOVE
If you want to be loved by somebody who isn't already in your family,
it doesn't hurt to be beautiful. - Anita age 8
It isn't always just how you look. Look at me. I'm handsome like
anything and I haven't got anybody to marry me yet. - Brian age 7
Beauty is skin deep. But how rich your are can last a long time.
- Christine age 9
REFLECTIONS ON THE NATURE OF LOVE
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty
good too. - Greg age 8
HOW DO PEOPLE IN LOVE TYPICALLY BEHAVE?
Mooshy... like puppy dogs... except puppy dogs don't wag their tails
nearly as much. - Arnold age 10
All of a sudden, the people get movie fever so they can sit together
in the dark. -Sherm age 8
CONCERNING WHY LOVERS OFTEN HOLD HANDS
They want to make sure their rings don't fall off because they paid
good money for them. -Gavin age 8
CONFIDENTIAL OPINIONS ABOUT LOVE
I'm in favor of love as long as it doesn't happen when "Dinosaurs" is
on television. - Jill age 6
Love will find you, evenif 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
I'm not rushing into being in love. I'm finding fourth grade hard
enough. - Regina age 10
THE PERSONAL QUALITIES YOU NEED TO HAVE IN ORDER TO BE A GOOD LOVER.
One of you should know how to write a check. Becasue even if you have
tons of love, there is still going to be a lot of bills. - Ava, age 8
SOME SUREFIRE WAYS TO MAKE A PERSON FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU
Tell them that you own a whole bunch of candy stores. - Del age 6
Yell out that you love them at the top of your lungs... and don't
worry if their parents are right there. - Manuel age 8
Don't do things like have smelly green sneakers. You might get
attention, but attention ain't the same thing as love. - Alonzo age 9