I do, I guess…, Feb 1
Shotgun weddings. Pretty much every young person knows someone who’s had to jump the gun and get hitched, and considering the statistics we found, it’s not surprising either – 10% of secondary school students in Malaysia are sexually active. Given the lack of sex education in Malaysia, that’s bound to lead to a lot of unplanned pregnancies and, unfortunately, shotgun weddings. We spoke to a few couples who’ve been through it, with varying degrees of success. Shotgun weddings often leave couples with unfulfilled dreams, and unresolved issues. The key to making it work, according to psychologists and family counsellors, is to always put the child first.