I Dislike How Society Pressures Women Into Marriage

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    Unessary And Outdated Ideology.

    I am 25 years young and unmarried, single even.I would first like to state, i am not against marriage. I believe that it can be a beautiful thing. However, it is currently not for me, and may never be for me.Society has come a long way from its original mores about  what is a...
    MissVenom MissVenom
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2011

    Please, Ignorant Women of Society, Stop Making Me Feel Bad For Not Being Married!

    I think my first brush with this topic came when I took a Psychology of Women class in my undergrad.  I had a fabulous teacher who really knew her stuff and was able to wonderfully express all the pressures society, American in particular, puts on women.  Firstly, the...
    adropintheocean adropintheocean
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Oct 4, 2009

    I'm turning 30 next week I see people pitty me

    because I'm single I feel pressure to marry have kids I don't want to do it till it feels right.I don't want to be a statistic getting divorced at 40 or late 30s im not going to lie though their pitty makes me scared
    Confused848 Confused848
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

    It Is Stupid!

    A man and a woman can love each other... They dont need to be married to prove thatA man and a woman can live with each other... They dont need to be married to be a coupleA man and a woman can have a child... They dont need to be married for the child to grow up Society...
    unkownteenuser unkownteenuser
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2010

    Women don't need to be in a marriage.

    They can be independent. They have the right to choose whether or not they should wed. It's not the end of the world if a couple of women decide not to marry.
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 19, 2015

    When you stay in an unfulfilling,

    unhapppy or abusive marriage,children come to belive that relationships are experiences that entail suffering, pain and even a slow death. You are not happy, your spouse is not happy and , in turn, your kids are not happy. The world doesn't need more married couples for the seke...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    I don't think we all want the same future.

    With all the leaps and bounds that society has made it still pains me when I get the dreaded "So when do you plan on getting married and having kids?".... Oh I'm sorry was I planning on doing that? Perhaps it's my gender, perhaps it's my age but I have noticed it happening more...
    misscrystalclear87 misscrystalclear87
    26-30, F
    Jan 20, 2014
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