Anything we try to build on a bad foundation can only collapse with time and hardships. This is also the case for marriage. So it is better to think about our motivations for getting married before making a commitment before God.
It’s the clichéd American dream: finish school, get married, buy a house, have children then finally get a puppy. In that order. However, this way of life is rarely feasible. Should we really plan our big life transitions in that order?