Singer Beyonce, whose new album hit stores today, told Seventeen magazine that she didn’t wanna marry too young. She says that she wanted to wait until she was at least 25 or 26 to tie the knot with the man of her dreams.

“I was 18 when we first met, 19 when we first started dating. There was no rush,” the singer said. “I really don’t believe that you will love the same thing when you’re 20 as you do at 30.”

“Before the age of 25, I would never get married,” she said. “I feel like you have to get to know yourself, know what you want, spend some time by yourself, and be proud of who you are before you can share that with someone else.”

In addition to her Seventeen Magazine spread, Beyonce is also featured in the latest issue of V Magazine. Follow the break for more photos from that issue!

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