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I Don't Believe In Marriage

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    ladyrhiannon824 ladyrhiannon824 22-25, F Dec 4, 2011

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    Not For Me Anyway

    I try not to talk it down, especially with the young adults.  There is some merrit in the institution of marriage, but....after 2 failed marriages, in which I felt I put 110% and they didn't want to work on anything to keep it together, well I think marriage just isn't for me...
    Psychodelic Psychodelic 46-50, F Nov 2, 2011

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    No Judgement

    ...It's just not for me.
    WomanReclaimingSelf WomanReclaimingSelf 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    Working in a banquet hall one would think is

    magical. But in reality, every wedding I arranged pushed me away from the thought of ever getting married. Now this is entirely separate from my parents not working out together and every other couple that I don't see working out... Ever.
    sarahriley sarahriley 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I Definitely Don't Believe In Marriage.

    Over the years I have come to the conclusion that marriage is not a necessity and in some cases it makes things worse. People used to marry because their church told them that was the done thing. Nowadays people use marriage to settle themselves. They spend all this time wooing...
    wendelyn wendelyn 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    To me, marriage is TOO binding.

    Honestly, how many people can actually be happy together forever? The answer is 50%. half of marriages end in divorce. I believe that being in an unmarried, open relationship is the best thing for anyone involved. "cheating" cannot happen in an open relationship. Nobody has to...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 13-15 Jul 10

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    I think marriage is something tough to embrace

    though I am in it. It restricts people under made up social prejudices.
    sarahrhm sarahrhm 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Every situation is unique & I have great respect

    for the choices of others. It's just a concept I personally can't really embrace...
    JanaRose JanaRose 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Was Never A Big Deal To Me.

    As some girls, it seems almost a right of passage, to make out and fantasize the extrevagant weddings they shall have when they're older. Speaking of their dreamy man, and how they would love to be proposed too. To me, I never understood this inconsequential event that they so...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    Sharing My Views

    I suppose I don't have an experience related to marriage, and only one long-term relationship that wouldn't be ready to progress to matrimony now even if I was looking for such a course. But feel bad discussing my views with my partner, when I know he doesn't agree with them and...
    Jenabeth Jenabeth 18-21, F 10 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Not For Mee.....

    I've been married twice, and both times ended in disaster. Not my cup of tea.
    chillsdavis chillsdavis 56-60, M Nov 21, 2012

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    Marriage Is Right For Some, But Not Me

    As a young girl, I came to this realization.  All of my little friends would play wedding, and really think about their future husbands and families.  I could care less about these things, and was more interested in climbing trees, playing in the woods, and sports...
    CitizenApe CitizenApe 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Dont See A Point

    now my parents have been together since they were in their teens and theyre still in love half a decade later, and yes theyre married, but i still dont see the point they could still be together not married, i will never get married i feel if i find someone and they love me...
    agonyblue agonyblue 18-21 Sep 5, 2011

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    Society's Decision

    I have gotten married twice to the same person. Both times we have done it to be together by law in order to have the ability to live together and meet certain requirements. We love each other to an extent but marriage has made us hurt too much. Society's expectations on what...
    cleargerman cleargerman 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2012

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    I Use To

    I truly use to believe in marriage. I wanted to be the person that would find the person to spend the rest of their life with.  To be able to share their dreams, and make their dreams my dreams too.  I wanted that more than anything. In college, I met this man, and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Kinda Funny

    I was at my mom's house with my boyfriend and I told her, "Marriage is so unnatural. It's ungodly. It's an abomination. Men and women shouldn't be together for such a long time." She didn't like that.
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Oct 6, 2013

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    Future Concerns

    I mentioned this in my other post for this group, but I have concerns about in the future, when I and my boyfriend are out of college, and therefore more marriage-eligible, that it will start to be expected from our families. If we are still together at that time (I say that...
    Jenabeth Jenabeth 18-21, F Dec 4, 2009

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    Not For Me...

    I used to believe in marriage. I used to believe in alot of things. I was a victim of the old bait and switch you know? LOL!!  I think alot of people are especially the people who now live in sexless marriages.  I still think it's right for young couples...
    pixelita pixelita 36-40, F 21 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I don't believe in love that last for ever we always hear and read about stories that two love each other but someone die in the end .. i don't hear about two lovers married and...
    onlypeace onlypeace 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Everybody has their own beliefs that they follow, and I do to. But I'm not going to go around scoffing at the religious people in this world. They have a greater being that they...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I think I told this story before, but here I go again... I have lost my faith in so many things. I have lost my faith in myself, in people, in life. When I was a kid, I had a...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I am so tired of people saying "everything happens for a reason," or "you just have to take it as a learning experience...," or "God has a purpose for everything." Quite honestly...
    RaTEARSin RaTEARSin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    God is great, I totally believe in God and a heaven. But I don't believe in all these religions.
    alyssab11 alyssab11 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I don't believe in evolution. I don't have to, because it's fact.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 1 Response Jul 23

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    It's great that soldiers cared enough to fight for our country. But a hero is definitely NOT someone who goes to other countries and kills other people. It's stupid to kill people...
    alysssaa alysssaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I consider myself Jewish and identify with a lot of the ethical teachings of Judaism, but I've always had a hard time buying the metaphysical aspects of it. I've been thinking...
    davidginsberg davidginsberg 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    ... I know some people don't believe in god, and neither do I.. But if he actually did exist.. What IS he? What kind of creature is he? Does he drink alcohol or smoke weed? Does he...
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 13-15, M 6 Responses Aug 5

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    I KNOW that I love my mother. She's the only one I actually love. On the other hand I don't believe in the concept of being in love. It's just a bunch of BS. Let's say you get...
    Adeinwonderland Adeinwonderland 18-21, F Aug 7

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    Take any religion Hindu Christian Muslim Jewish Jains all these says we are his children its he who created and he is the one who is responsible for everything. It also says it is...
    Abhayabhay Abhayabhay 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I closed my heart off like, two months ago due to the shock, depression and anger of a five year unrequited yet confusing love. My eyes opened at my own carelessness and stupidity...
    cults cults 18-21, F a week ago

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    I frankly think religion is dumb as hell. I just don't believe in anything. At all.
    BeautifulMistake21 BeautifulMistake21 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to believe in you so badly. I want something to instill my hopes in. I wish I could feel your unconditional love. I yearn for your eternal forgiveness. Life is really hard...
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I am twelve and I have believed in god since about two years ago. Then I started to question things. I also took adv biology last year and we learned sines tuff about how the earth...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 12 Responses Aug 3

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    We've been cursed with minds that can count time and hearts that yearn for a God. Sometimes I think about God and religion and how someone tried to make up this perfect world of...
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 1 Response Aug 3

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    JK I completely believe in love, I just think all of you who "don't" are just hurt and really need some love! So I'm here to say that I love you! As a person you are beautiful and...
    OliviaOcean OliviaOcean 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Perhaps God exists. And perhaps I will "burn in hell" when I stand before Him because I did not believe in Him when I was alive. But I guess that will be my problem, and no one...
    23db 23db 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I'm 14 and I've been a Christian all my life but I'm realizing that I don't really think that's he's logical and now I believe in the Big Bang theory but my parents don't know...
    Sgthunter99 Sgthunter99 26-30 Aug 8

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    I think karma is just probable or a coincidence, I don't think a person's every action will have an equal response. If this were the case then why do bad things happen to 'good...
    MissRanger MissRanger 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Dear Christians, please DO NOT tell me what to do. Okay, maybe I'm ready to burn in hell. Maybe, I don't care. God is dead to me. I think that being a good person is better than...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I won't believe till i see it with my eyes.
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    It seems that another profound theory is wheedling to come to life on paper. I have done a lot of thinking about relationships lately, and have reached several conclusions that...
    bbcfolyfe1771 bbcfolyfe1771 18-21, M Aug 2

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    Ever since i was about 12 so not to long after my first period I started getting terrible "headaches" but they're really located behind my eyes and they make me see weird squiggly...
    NjVgVrgo NjVgVrgo 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Everyone tomorrow is Monday. Did you enjoy your weekend? :):) sometimes we find happiness in this life an sometimes we are in a constant battle with this world. Everyone if anyone...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Little girl, little girl don't you fret. There is a god in heaven who will take care of you and keep you safe. Little angel, my angel don't be scared. God will make all crooked...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi guys! Ok, so long story short.. Its been a while since I've realised I was emotionally unavailable coz of my past, found someone who made me realise the emotional waves of...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    And you probably don't either. Who wants pie? :-)
    joshmasters joshmasters 26-30 Jul 26

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    I just don't. You never know who you're talking to and also it's like a long distance relationship. Long distance doesn't work.
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Love is for the mentally weak...i really don't think love is real it's just so many people want it to be that they actually think they feel it.
    J4ckie123 J4ckie123 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I dont deserve to go to hell nor heaven since I deserve to reincarnate. I was born and raised in Hong Kong (a bad place) and I should've been a female wolf when I was born because...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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