I was 24 and still in university in graduate school. At the time, it was the thing to do as most of my friends were married. It was fun while it lasted but 24 is way too young to get married when you think of all the pussy that is out there. Of course I was faithful for about a year and it took her another 5 years to catch me before she filed the papers.
It worked out well for both of us. She married a doctor a few years later and I've been with thousands of chicks so we both got what we wanted. Who's happier? Probably me because I just heard her husband is dying with prostate cancer and I'm still getting laid regularly.
No one ever said life was fair.