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I Don't Believe In Marriage

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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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    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 16-17 Jul 10, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    10 Big Difference Between Men's And Women's Brains

    This is an article a found that I thought was profound... 10 big differences between men's and women's brains By Amber Hensley The differences between women and men are not only well-documented, but frequently at the heart of jokes, anecdotes, and good-natured (and not so good...
    ladyrhiannon824 ladyrhiannon824 22-25, F Dec 4, 2011

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    No Judgement

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

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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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    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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I feel married destroy the true lobe this details after married can start as a boring things then will start fighting and in the end the both are not happy so after my experience...
    tetomni tetomni 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Timeline part 2. All of my metaphysical training and all my observations of the human experience, around the world and in my own life, tell me that there are no coincidences. There...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    I pressed on me too when I saw this title about 2 months ago. Usually I write about that subject 1 or 2 days later. But I thought this was such an obvious statement. Of course...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M Jan 10

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    I get a little annoyed at the ignorance of people insisting that there is some magical cosmic force, called Karma, that will punish people they don't like. You have Christians...
    LifeHunter LifeHunter 31-35, M Jan 6

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    I don't believe in gender, just like I don't believe in ghosts or goblins, and I don't get why after thousands of years of civilization and intellectual growth, humankind is still...
    astrophobia astrophobia 26-30 Jan 9

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    You can only roll your eyes so many times before you just go you know what? I don't believe you. You had me waiting for two years to be official you chose her then you come back...
    Kitten2514 Kitten2514 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I've known some very not nice Christians and some very nice atheists. I am not sure all atheists will burn in hell. Think of the atheist standing before God; "You don't believe in...
    Scott1954 Scott1954 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    This is an interesting topic. "I don't believe in the other gender." My girlfriend is a figment of my imagination and her lady parts are lies...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I don't believe in any of that, it's all but a mere illusion of human perception that everyone seems to rely on these days
    deanratzloff deanratzloff 13-15 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Natural selection is quite obviously a real thing that happens in animal populations as a passive reaction to environmental factors. There are continual changes in animal...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    For me it has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with the fact that marriage is meant to be a life time commitment and when I made that commitment I realized that my vows...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 17

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    I'm certain God doesn't exist. Why? When you die, your brain shuts down. That's it. Besides, if God existed, something would've had to create him, and something would've had to...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    4/1/15 pm I feel in some aspects we've lost the romance we used to have . Many expect to have sex on the first date . It doesn't matter if there is no tomorrow . How many...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    If blood was thicker than water, family wouldn't treat you the way they do. The way my sister treats me proves that blood isn't thicker than water. Family is supposed to be there...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, M Jan 12

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    In my eyes, gamer girls don't exist. Or if they do, (In my eyes) they are those naked women with video game controllers and game discs covering their breasts and... ahem... other...
    Felix112 Felix112 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Whether god exists or not makes no difference in my life. I respect your beliefs but don't try and pretend that your FAITH is relevant to MY life. I would rather side with LOGIC...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M 27 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    People need to stop labeling people and stop judging people. Sometimes i do it without even noticing. It's wrong for me to say something about that person if i don't know them. I...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Jan 3

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    I think that boy shorts worn under leggings would be a better choice than a thong. I know that a thong would seem like the best choice. If people are really trying to hide panty...
    Spandexblue Spandexblue 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Obviously friendships don't count, and neither does harmless flirting or deeply caring about someone, but real relationships can't actually be real until you've seen that person...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Atlast I have found out.... There is no god, no magic, no supernatural powers... How do people believe something illogical and nonsense.... My friend, She is living in a fantasy...
    shikoko shikoko 16-17, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It is better to learn faithfulness before marriage. Those who were not willing to wait before marriage, will more likely not restist within marriage. I believe that true love waits...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    My experiences are my reality. Whether you believe me or not doesn't change my experience. You may ridicule me of you like, but it will not change anything for me.
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    What a cruel and wicked trick life does play Taught about picket fences and Prince Charming coming one day Made to believe in a thing called true love Of forevers and happily ever...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Been here since time immemorial, so let me count how many boyfriends I had who gave those amorous attempts. (If I ever believed them)a few can only last a week, some stays over a...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Believe it or not its real!
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    But I do believe Ed Sheeran. He said in his song Thinking Out Loud that he'll only love you "'till we're seventy." Yeah, I'm weird.
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    There's no proof that's he is real and he doesn't reply to anyone's prays and can't stop the bad things that happen in the world
    Sinnister14 Sinnister14 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I feel like I can't trust a mainstream doctor to know what they're doing when thousands, even millions die at their hands every year.
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    The first place we lose the battle is in our own thinking. If you think it’s permanent then it’s permanent. If you think you’ve reached your limits then you have. If you...
    Reborn2live Reborn2live 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    My family where I was born into doesn't exist. I have more trust and loyalty with friends.
    Tantalum Tantalum 46-50, F Jan 13

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