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I Don't Think I Will Ever Get Married

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    Im Tired

    Im tired of being alone. Because of my work schedule i ended up making lot of money but i couldnt get a girl in my life. I started working from 17 and now im 27. All my teenage and early 20's life got wasted in me making up my career. Now i think its out of my scope to start...
    np13134904 np13134904 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 28, 2011

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    It Just Won't Happen.

    I am 43 years old.  Whether I look actively for someone, or sit back and don't look, or feel sad, or happy, or go to places where singles are, or stay at home...it's always the same.  I never have found a wife and it's obvious that I never will.  I get so tired of...
    Steveincolumbus Steveincolumbus 41-45 3 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    I Just

     dont. for a better lack of words. i dont know why? maybe b/c as of right now is still keep my distance from guys and im still afraid of falling in love again. i almost think its better to just forget about love all together. but then again love is awesome. so im not sure...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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    Doubt It

    I don't know I just doubt that I ever will... Maybe it's just because I'm young. My mum always told me "you marry your father" = Her dad was an alcoholic and she married one after she promised herself she never would. Maybe that's why. But if I fall...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 7, 2009

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    And why do I think that?

    Because I have no desire to. I know a few couples who are utterly miserable in their marriage and I don't want to take the chance of that happening to me.
    uhhke uhhke 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 1

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    Of course we have self doubt & yes,

    I share that self doubt about getting married again. I was married for 12 yrs & divorced now for 4. I would love to get married again one day to someone who'll be my partner for the rest of my life. In the meantime, I'll appreciate what I have and continue to live my life well...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Doesn't Bother Me

    Marriage, no marriage, whatever. As an asexual I do not require sex, and beyond that marriage would bring companionship, and I am independent enough not to require that either.
    Natnie Natnie 22-25, T 14 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    I haven't got a boyfriend

    since 3 years ago. It's not because I haven't moved on because trust me, my life has nothing to do with him anymore. It's not that I never find anyone attractive either. But I guess it has something to do with that as well. I mean, I get attracted easily but then I easily back...
    pinkfruitpop pinkfruitpop 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I Am Married But...

    I was checking one of the stories one of my circle friends wrote here and went to the title page...there it was every one of the authors on this page has a cat as a icon. I just thought it was funny because of the "old cat lady" and the forum is I dont think I will ever...
    PrettyFlowerbythesea PrettyFlowerbythesea 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    34 and Still Single

    i am 34 and still single never dated have wanted too no one asked i am ugly i hate the religious spin "god called uto be single " well he didnt but has provided no one for me have been told i don't need a man to make happy i aam sadly single cry alot someone out there for...
    kam75 kam75 31-35 4 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    I Don't Believe It In Anymore...

    I want to wake up everyday knowing that the man I am sharing my life with, sincerely wants to be with me. I don't want a piece of paper or vows that we exchanged shackling him to me. I was married before.  The piece of paper and our vows meant nothing to him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    In My Culture The Marriages Are Arranged.

    If I find a guy I like within my culture then I can marry him, but if I don't then I will most likely get married but the marriage will be arranged. I don't want to get married because of this. I'll be miserable. I just have a real negative mentality when it comes to love. I'm...
    CrystalKlear17 CrystalKlear17 18-21, F 1 Response May 2, 2011

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    I Really Don't Want To Either

    Perhaps it's because I haven't met the 'right person' yet. I'm in no hurry to meet him either. I like dating though, meeting and getting to know new people. It doesn't get repetitive for me because every guy is different. I'm afraid of getting bored once I get into a...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 3, 2009

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    It's Illegal For Me to

    maybe in my children's children's lifetimes. Maybe.
    youngmiss youngmiss 18-21, F Feb 10, 2009

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    sometimes I Dont Think I Wi...

    sometimes i dont think i will i never seem to meet anyone, or if i do they never seem to hang around long enough for some reason something allways turns up so i end up losing contact with them
    marcus26 marcus26 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2008

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    Why?

    I come from a broken family. I only have one memory of mum and dad actually being happy and hugging each other (something that surprised mum when I told her; she thought that I only remembered the arguements that I hadn't repressed). But, who really needs a piece of paper to...
    IdleTraveller IdleTraveller 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    It's Just Not Going to Happen, Is It?

    It looks like it that I will never get married.  Firstly, there is no man to talk about - I have been single for the past 5 years.  Next, I am at crossroads where career/job is concerned.  It's all a blur for me right now and it really is frustrating.  I never...
    milezaway milezaway 31-35 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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    Sometimes

    I  always think about getting married, what i would wear, what my "groom" would look  like and even what song would play. I can  imagine it happening and do imgine it a lot... just doubt anyone would want to marry me.
    lonelygal lonelygal 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Its True.

    I think my life is so sad That i don't think i will ever have my own wedding. I feel so ugly. I don't know who in their right mind could love me. Maybe I will be some old lady with cats. Yet I see some many odd looking colors that I feel just a teensy little tiny bit of...
    TheStray TheStray 22-25, F Apr 12, 2008

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    I Don't Want to Get Married...

    because I really don't see the point.  Even when a relationship is going well, marriage doesn't seem to make it better - usually it's the opposite!  Plus I see very view of examples of people who stay HAPPILY married for long periods of time.  I'd rather be in an...
    HeavnsGirl HeavnsGirl 36-40 5 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    I Doubt It!

    I can't even picture being in love, living with someone happily, being married. I get lonely but I just don't see it ever happening for me. I don't think I am able to trust someone on that level. Maybe someday I'll be proven wrong!
    RebeccaRSR RebeccaRSR 46-50, F Mar 29, 2008

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    Why ....

    I am 38 years old!  That is why ... why change now?
    motochaos motochaos 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    NO Way Unless It's With Him

    I WOULD LOVE TO GET MARRIED BUT UNLESS IT'S WITH THE BOY I AM INLOVE WITH NOW THERES NO WAY IM GETTING MARRIED
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F Jul 29, 2009

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    Imagine Love

    Love is golden Being in and outta love Is the easy part Loving for eternity Is the hardest part Imagine being loved You glows and feel warm inside Love is your home Timing is everything Nothing stands in their way Unless they're devils Be strong enuff to withstand Their...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    Its True.

    I think my life is so sad That i don't think i will ever have my own wedding. I feel so ugly. I don't know who in their right mind could love me. Maybe I will be some old lady with cats. Yet I see some many odd looking couples that I feel just a teensy little tiny bit...
    TheStray TheStray 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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    I Highly Doubt It...

    that I will ever get married. Today, one of my friends got married. She was beautiful, but I couldn't help but think that I wanted to be where she is. I want someone to love me as much as her husband loves her. I want to wear a wedding dress and be the center of attention for one...
    justlittleoldme justlittleoldme 22-25 2 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    You Get Used To Being Alone

    I've been alone for so long that I really wouldn't know how to act if I ever found someone I fell in love with. Don't get me wrong, I deeply admire married people who've stayed together through the good times and bad. My parents did it. So did both sets of my grandparents. I...
    KittenCarinosa KittenCarinosa 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    I'm So Strange

    i'm so strange i don't think i will ever find someone who will have the tenacity/patience/or understanding to put up with me. i am afraid of falling in love with someone who is insincere and just goes through the motions. i think i have entered into a new period of self-loathing...
    pheinix pheinix 26-30 1 Response Oct 12, 2009

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    I'd Like to Think

    that I might, but at the rate I'm going...not likely...well, I am still pretty young...
    Maxine13 Maxine13 16-18, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Bullocks! Stop Lying To Yourselves!

    many people on this group seem to talk about how they are okay not getting married or even saying that they are not right for marriage, **** you! even if you do not say anything there is something churning inside and there will always be that hole, trust me I have been alone most...
    Toktar Toktar 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    Yea Lol

    Men are just much afraid of me - but the true reason is that they are not complete ENOUGH to deal with me properly. I am very gentle, tender and passionate with the right one, I am a true woman to its most inner depths, and much much more THAN most of the women, I ...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 16 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    I Just Don't Believe Anymore...

    After all my relationships, crushes and so I came to conclusion I don't want to get married. Men used me too much. Everything has to evolve around them. Loneliness is hard, but at least it's my life I'm living. Hope I'll manage to earn enough money to support myself cause it's...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    I don't think I'm ever going to get to the point of where I can stare myself in the mirror and like what I see. The longer I stand there the more reasons come up for me to hate...
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    I just don't. I don't think anybody's irredeemable or should just be written off.
    GeorgiaMackay GeorgiaMackay 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I don't think I'm better than anyone. I'm just me.
    kkmds kkmds 31-35, F Sep 4

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    Something i cant control Im fine as long as i don't think to much about things, i have never liked change and struggle to except things thrown at me at short notice Just recently...
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Beth1218 Beth1218 46-50 1 Response Sep 4

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    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Aug 30

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    My mom has always called me fat and I'm not I'm 5ft 8 and wear a size 10 to 12 UK so I don't understand. I'm curvy I have huge boobs and sometimes can even get into a size 8. My...
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    This all started when I had someone name DAW2012 or DAW2 with a star by his name and he was a man and he thought I was lying about my house that I just bought and I forgot to...
    Stephanie128 Stephanie128 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I haven't fully recovered from the last breakup and now I got hurt by another guy again. Thank you, I don't trust guys anymore. I think I'm gonna become a nun now
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    No, you'll never realise. I keep the pain under lock and key. You'll never know how much your words have scarred me. I'll put up with the pain so you can be happy. I'll pretend it...
    OsyriaRose OsyriaRose 16-17, F Sep 1

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