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I Don't Think I'll Ever Get Married

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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 though he had four children with me being the youngest. He died when I was only a year 8 months old. My eldest sister says that...
    Emptycanvas Emptycanvas 22-25, F Dec 22, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses May 4

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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 do the same to their women. I watch my brothers beat their girlfriends down with words and their fist. If this is the life I have to look forward to being, in a...
    AnnNat AnnNat 26-30 3 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    tried that one tme...

    .not again.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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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. Most of the fellows I grew up with married in their early 20's and now have toddlers. I'm not jealous by that fact...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 17, 2010

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    jamiacc11 jamiacc11 26-30, F Jun 15

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    Do we really need a piece of paper to define

    our love ? No so why get married ? Let's just be together baby
    LipsOfAnAngel89 LipsOfAnAngel89 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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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 there and have met a few men but after a few meetings they stop calling. I even avoid people and social events because all I...
    magicland magicland 36-40 Apr 22, 2012

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    **** marriage!! Its just

    for those insecure piece of **** ! I feel better of alone
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Lol of course, gay marriage is not

    even legal in my country, I don't think I'd even wanna try, I don't want to end up facing death sentence in prison simply because I admit to being gay. NOPE !
    SugarDoughnut SugarDoughnut 13-15, M 2 Responses May 4

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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 day and age it doesn't seem like anyone stays faithful anymore. The fact that some people will try to justify...
    idreamdaily idreamdaily 18-21, F May 9, 2013

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    I am from India, Want to marry a foreigner lady,

    feel like my angel from abroad will come and take me with her. :D ;)
    single2Bmingled single2Bmingled 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Whenever I tell people I don't think I'll ever

    see marriage in my future they always assume I'm some bitter, cynical woman who's been wronged by a man and will swear off all love and romance. I believe in love and romance. I know that good men exist. But I've never been in a relationship, and seeing myself in the future...
    WhatTheMEL WhatTheMEL 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I don't think my parents would be smiles

    and giggles if I ever decided to marry a girl. They don't even know that i'm into girls and has no feelings for guys.
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F Nov 14, 2014

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    which I was fine with in my early twenties.

    After being in the military for a long while, alone, and having lived everywhere that I felt exotic enough for me, I just feel so empty. I get to live like a bachelorette, old panties on the ground, beer and cereal with Sunday football. It's just become so boring. I'm 26 now...
    CMB2352 CMB2352 26-30, F Oct 23, 2014

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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 things.. I'm 18 on a physical level, not mentally.. Mentally I'm exhausted... Mental breakdown at 17. Tens (10s) of let-downs throughout my...
    Ariesgrl18 Ariesgrl18 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses May 4

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    I know I won't ever be getting married.

    Marriage is just so overrated... There are three types of people... there's the type that adore marriage and children, they type who says they doesn't, but deep down do, and then there's the type that actually KNOWS they don't want marriage and kids... I'm the third type...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    My mother just got engaged

    after being with this guy for seven months. My idea of marriage is now even worse.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 13

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    I don't care if I ever get married,

    as long as I can have a little farm for my horse and a few dogs, I'll be good.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    Why do straight men get married

    if they think staying committed and having a wife will be a burden!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 7 Responses May 4

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    Again

    Like many on here I was married for 17 years.   We grew apart that is the short of it.  It got to the point where I wanted to be out of there and be on the road more than I wanted to be with her and in that house.  Can't tell you how hard it was go go back at the end of every...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 8 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    barbracc11 barbracc11 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Divorce seems to run in the family

    so I'm not taking any chances.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10

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    In the modern sense of marriage.

    It is not worth it at all, especially for men. Some guys have a good marriage but many more do not. Divorce courts are biased and basically a business now. Even if you catch your wife cheating, she just has to day that you were abusive and you are skrewed. Prenups can be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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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 two years, knowing damn well that the moment either one of you are in trouble, you will be there for each other.  A spouse is someone who you fight...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures 41-45, M 10 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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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 had to watch my parents fight for almost 20 years. It was the ugliest thing that you can put a child through...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 13 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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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 centuries and never have children and never split apart though either. I guess my perspective on marriage is that...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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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. If it ends for any reason, I’m done with marriage.  If our marriage had a contract expiration date, there is NO WAY that I’d extend the contract...
    Abeja Abeja 41-45, F 14 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    The tradition of marriage means very little to

    me. What an odd ceremony, is it not? "A celebration of love," they call it. "A merging of two families." Most weddings appear to be more like contests to impress, a show, an excuse to spend as much money as one can afford on something money can't buy--true love. Is it not...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    yea this isn't going to happen.

    I'm 42 yrs. old and still single. its all good though. im enjoying my life right now.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    After watching how ugly

    and nasty divorce can be I don't think I'll ever get married.. It sucks all around and it's mostly unfair to the kids.
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I think I'm just meant to be one of those

    people on this Earth that lacks the adequate people skills to maintain an intimate relationship with a "significant other". Although I'm only sixteen, I can't help but think about my life in the distant future, if I ever get there. I'm just not "wife material", I guess. I think...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    At this point in my life I see

    so many failed relationships it's staring to make me wonder if marriage is even worth it.
    InkPoisoning InkPoisoning 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Pretty much giving up on the idea of this ever

    happening. I was engaged but it fell apart. Ever since then (and it's been a few years now) dating has been very difficult. It doesn't help that I have several friends who have attempted marriage and it fell apart. That's not the type of thing that creates confidence in it...
    jerz653 jerz653 31-35, M 1 Response May 24

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    It breaks my heart to realise

    that I won't be able to walk down the asile or be the main subject of a wedding but it's true. Coming from a broken family I don't want to burden anyone else, my family is a mess and I don't want to make myself another mess for someone else too. Another factor that contributes...
    cndydy cndydy 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12

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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 marriage is just an agreement to stay together forever. There would be no divorce without marriage and there would...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    I have known my entire life

    that I would I would not ever get married. As I have foreseen the many men I have been with obviously didn't have strong enough feelings to pop a question. That's ok I guess. I think finally I found Mr. Right.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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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, support, and undertsand each other and hold the same values and goals in life.  I've had relationships that I...
    airvenus airvenus 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    I just don't think it'll ever happen,

    most men are cheating players anyways, and the ones that say they aren't are liars. Maybe somethings wrong with me.
    imjustthatgirl66 imjustthatgirl66 18-21, F 5 Responses May 12

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