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I Don't Think I'll Ever Get Married

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    It Finally Happened, Or So I Thought - Giving up on love was never something that I planned; it has just happened. You see, I found love many years ago, but I was the wrong...
    heartprotection heartprotection 41-45, F 5 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Shocked. - I found this group by accident. But overall I am shocked that so many women think that marriage will define their love with their man. LoL this is laughable because...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    My partner of nearly 9 years and father of my two children will not marry me because he says "WHY would I marry you? How can I spend the rest of my life with someone like you? I...
    laadeedah laadeedah 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    It Seems Like It'll Never Happen... - Hell, I'm 18, and yeah that's a bit young to be saying I don't think it'll ever happen.. I know this.. But it's this whole combination of...
    Ariesgrl18 Ariesgrl18 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Who Knows - I am 34 yrs old and it seems at every turn I cant win. Why is it so many women find it hard to just be straight up honest and not play games. They talk about guys and...
    floridarob79 floridarob79 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    I'd Never Remarry - I Don't Understand Why We Marry Anyway - This is my second marriage; we’ve been married ten years.  I love my husband but I would NEVER do it again...
    Abeja Abeja 41-45, F 13 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    Thou Shall Get Married Is Not Apart Of The Ten Commandments - Marriage is over-rated. I grew up with a father that treated my mother like a door mat and he trained my brothers to...
    AnnNat AnnNat 26-30 3 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    I Don't See It - Granted that I am still young and who knows what the future has in store for me, but ... I don't ever see myself getting married or even having kids. I mean ... at...
    LosingIt LosingIt 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2007

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    Not For Me - I am 32 and sure I will never marry. once upon a time I wanted to get married have kids and such and I think I wanted it mostly because I thought as a women that is...
    NobodiesDaughter NobodiesDaughter 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    The Difference Between a Best Friend and a Spouse - Your best friend is someone you can have a knock-down drag-out fight with, tell them to **** off, and not speak with them for...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures 41-45, M 10 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    By Choice - I don't want to get married...ever! A piece of paper does not define my love.
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    Searching For My Patricia - In summer/autumn of 2009 I had a profound experience which turned my world upside down.  I had recently given blood and learnt how the black and Asian...
    childofgod74 childofgod74 36-40, M Feb 28, 2012

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    Only Sixteen .. N Had Enough - Every reelationship ive been was too awful. they were only two PROPER ones id say i Loved my partners in. Styll love on. but no hope in marriage. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    Living The Single Life - I have never been in a serious relationship. I am afraid I will die without having experienced one close relationship. I have tried to put myself out...
    magicland magicland 36-40 Apr 22, 2012

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    Marriage = Bad - Now I know a few people who are happily married.  I get the commitment, fairy tale thing.  I understand the deep bond monogamy brings.  I get the legal...
    Badogma Badogma 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    He's Not Ready! - I've been with him for eleven years this February, hut got some reason he won't pop the question!!! I seriously don't know what's holding him back, i mean, we...
    1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    I Hate The Way That I Am - I hate that i´m so insecure, i can´t look at people´s eyes when i´m talking to them, let alone a man! I feel like i´m worthless and i have a TON of...
    karla1527 karla1527 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    Independence - I've been single all of my life, and I'm pushing 30. I don't have many great relationships to speak of. I'm really not looking for that special someone presently...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2010

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    Happily Never After... - Like any other girls, I always dreamt that I would meet the perfect guy, have a beautiful wedding, and raise adorable children... until reality hit me. I...
    kimy28 kimy28 22-25, F Aug 18, 2012

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    I've Never Been Married and Don't Care! - I'm ok being alone, meeting with my casual partner from time to time. I don't want children, either. And I hate sharing my personal time...
    EstellaDunH EstellaDunH 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2008

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    Stay Because You Love Me, Leave When You Don't - For the record, I still believe in the sanctity of marriage.  I was with the same man for almost 22 years, married for 12 of those...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    I'm Glad I Never Got Married... - I was with my partner for 27 years, we had 4 children and 3 of them are adults, well-adjusted, working and always call us just to keep in touch...
    truthseekr truthseekr 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2010

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    On The Bus To I'm Doomed St. - I have been living with my kid's dad for nearly 8 years. I don't think I'll ever get married.
    PolarizedLove PolarizedLove 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    People Want Me to Stay a Kid Forever. I'm 24. - Because of my mental disability, people think I'm too stupid to know left from right. But I have a college degree. I guess it's...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Destined To Be Single - I am 31 this year. Most of my mates are already married with kids. Sometimes i envy them. they lived a contented life with their wives and kids. I hate...
    yazed yazed 31-35, M 8 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    I Fear - I fear I may never get married because I can never truly trust someone enough to ever marry them, I also understand the perspective that people can live together for...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Never - I Don't Think -   I have been in 3 serious relationship since  i finished school..i've been engaged ones  but not  even for long.  I'm now 29 ...
    only4me only4me 26-30, F 10 Responses May 14, 2008

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    It Would Be For the Best - I don't think it would be fair to subject another human being to me. It would be pure torture for them. I was never one to picture myself getting...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Well, This is how i grew up. My father was an alcoholic and a smoker. Consequently, he died at the age of 42 because he was diabetic and never really took good care of himself even...
    Emptycanvas Emptycanvas 22-25, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Overrated - Unlike most people I do not think about marriage at all. It seems like a waste time. Basically its just a title doesn't mean that person will stay faithful. In this...
    idreamdaily idreamdaily 18-21, F May 9, 2013

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    Only Ideal -  I do want to get married but i'm maybe too ideal.  i plan on marrying someone that makes my heart sing and I do the same for him....we love, respect...
    airvenus airvenus 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    A Title For This Experience - One spring one of my high-school mates, a good friend of mine, got married. He and i, as well as his gf/fiancee/now wife, all went to the same...
    astounded1088 astounded1088 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    Marriage Won't Work For Me! - I have seen people..seen life...so much.I have seen people who just "bear with" their partners for fear of a divorce..people who just live unhappy...
    tenderheart35 tenderheart35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2011

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    Too Much Stress That I Don't Need - All I want to do is spend my life with the person I love. I don't need marriage to prove that. I don't plan on having kids, so that's just...
    shocks shocks 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    Want Marriage, So Bad, But Idk If It Will Happen - The man I love, and I want to marry so bad, seems to be a marriage-a-phobe or something like that. We've been dating since I was...
    KiKi586 KiKi586 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    25 Years Old - I always just assumed that by 25 I would be married. My parents were married at that age and I guess that's why. I still live at home but there is a very good reason...
    MidnightMoonBeam MidnightMoonBeam 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    Nope. - Who would want me? I'm selfish, controlling, humourless. angry, and scared. I'm like a dog that's been kicked a lot. D:
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    Not For Me... - I've never been that little girl who pictures her dream wedding. That little girl who seems to be holding out for some perfect person to emerge from the shadows and...
    FateCantDecide FateCantDecide 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2009

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    Simply Because... - I don't want to. Every girl dreams of finding the perfect guy and have the perfect wedding and the perfect marriage. Not me. It would be nice, but it's not...
    Sprittany Sprittany 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    :( - And it kills me, It has always been my dream but that dream seems so far away and unreachable, I feel so sad, why can't anyone love me?
    Val86 Val86 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    I have never once had a guy flirt with me, i think there is something wrong with me...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    For Not? - I have a bunch of reasons for this. And no, it isn't because self-esteem issues. Here are some reasons why this isn't going to work out: 1. I'm a child of divorce. I...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 13 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    Nope - I have been there and done that. This marriage thing is not working for me. Seriously. One failed marriage that is enough. I don't hate him. We are very different. I think...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 18, 2011

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