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I Dont Want to Get Married

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    I Didn't - I didn't want to get married again. After getting out of the last one - EWWW - what in the world was there to like about marriage??? It was slavery as far as I was...
    labyrinth labyrinth 36-40, F May 16, 2008

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    Have 10 Mths to Decide About Marriage - I've have always made myself out as someone who was never into marriage.  I always said that I didnt want to learn how to cook because...
    WunderWoman WunderWoman 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2006

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    Would Rather Not - I have bad luck, I refuse to marry the wrong person so I shall just not marry at all, besides, women lie *and yes I am aware that most guys lie too*. never get...
    Krie Krie 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2010

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    Terrified -   I have been heartbroken many times. And after the last time i decided i refuse to EVER get hurt again. I have become cold, very cold. And i dont care if...
    shhh69 shhh69 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    I Dont See the Point..... - I read some where that at least 50% of marriages end in divorce. The way I see it, what’s the point? I am a very pessimistic person. My parents...
    ExquisiteRubia ExquisiteRubia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    A Dream Killed By A Few Simple Words - I use to want to get married, its all I thought about. All I wanted was to be a wife and a mother. Settling down, having a stable job, having...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Dec 18, 2009

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    Anti-marriage - I am probably too young to even be saying this but I do not want to get married. I have felt this way for quite a while, but I've only recently expressed this to...
    NylonRed NylonRed 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2012

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    Correct Me If Im Wrong! - The group "I live in a sexless marriage" is the most popular group on EP I think. It has 18812 members as of today. This is very sad. If there is a group...
    Pthegod Pthegod 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2011

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    Marriage Is Not the Answer. - I don't want to get married, I grew up in a small town and was raised to believe that marriage and kids was the thing to do immediately following...
    purple66 purple66 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2009

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    I Fear That I'Ll Be Treated How My Mother Was - My dad treated her horrible because he knew she would take it and still be by his side. I'm just scared that I will have to go...
    20martin20 20martin20 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    Marriage...dont Care For - I dont want to get married cuz i honestly dont see the point in gettin married.It would be sweet to be married and have a family,but u can have a family...
    demonicsangel2011 demonicsangel2011 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2011

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    Why Should I Get Married... - ...and give up my freedom.  Marriage may be good for some folk, although nowadays most marriages end up in divorce, but that sh*t is for the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    Why Bother? - Some very wise older (55+) women I know have said those very words to me when I mentioned the possibility of getting married. Truth be told, the happiest older...
    blueflutterby blueflutterby 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2009

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    Don't See The Point Of Marriage - Don't get me wrong - if other people want to get married, then that's great. But personally, I know it's not the right choice for me. I know that...
    StrawberryPocky StrawberryPocky 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2010

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    I'm not against marriage or anything. If you want to get married, good for you. Marriage was NEVER the first thing on my mind when I was younger. Even to this day, I don't see it...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 18-21, F Feb 5

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    Marriage Is a Huge Commitme... - Marriage is a huge commitment. I am sooo not ready for it, plus nobody worth it has come along yet.
    jadedchick16 jadedchick16 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2008

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    I think the whole idea is pretty stupid. I mean, once you get married, if it doesn't work out then you have to spend a bunch if money to get out of it and you never really get of...
    Hime1009 Hime1009 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I just think marriage is stupid, if you love somebody that much why do you have to go through all the stress and money that a wedding costs. If you love someone you don't need an...
    Lacunalilith Lacunalilith 13-15, F Mar 16

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    No Nuptials - Fifteen Reasons Why Being Single is Great 1. You can get home from work whenever you need to. No calls. No apologies. Your career is your own. 2. Less birthdays...
    theTruth theTruth 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 3, 2007

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    No, I Don't Wanna Get Marr... - No, I don't wanna get married.  I used to think maybe I did, but now I really don't think I want that at all.  For one thing, I'm a...
    pooge pooge 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2007

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    I Do..........but -  i think every girl's dream is to someday find her true love and marry him.  i know mine was. but reality has stood in the way of that dream, and i've...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Should I? - I guess I wasn't like most little girls dreaming about their wedding day. I don't remember ever saying I wanted to be married. I got proposed to when I was 15 LOL, and...
    launica87 launica87 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    I Think I Lost My Chances With Marriage Years Ago - I wanted to get married years ago in my 20's but no one of quality wanted me and the ones that did want me were full of **** I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 28, 2011

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    The 3rd Time Is a Charm? - I've been married twice. No children from the first one(thank goodness). The second one we had 2 boys(very thankful for that), but I just couldn't handle...
    butterfly62 butterfly62 41-45, F 2 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Just Paper - I don't believe in marriage... It's paper nothing else of you want to show your partner you love and are committed to them just were the ring... And if they truly...
    1996louise 1996louise 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    Nope - i dont plan on it at all :] i mean...i dont really get the point either. you can love someone and be together,thats all marriage is, that but you get it written down in a...
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    bluebutterfly13 bluebutterfly13 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I met him 36 years ago, he was 17, I was 15. We dated a couple of years and broke up, went our separate ways. I got married when I was 27, had 2 kids. After 22 years of marriage...
    MissDaisyLou MissDaisyLou 51-55, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I want someone to spend my life with. I want someone to settle down with that I find attractive and that does not weigh more than me. I hate myself.
    kenrin kenrin 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Venting, no advice needed. To someone who tries, but still lacks experience in life that brings understanding. I respect and love him for the person he is, but want so much more.
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses 53 mins ago

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    To complicate matters, I am also married. But I am madly attracted to a male coworker. We are both married teachers and have adjacent classrooms. I've known him for four years and...
    Keeks1 Keeks1 41-45 Mar 26

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend of 3 1/2 years is married. Finally..finally...starting the divorce process. But I think its too late, I dont think I can deal with it anymore. So he was married...
    Marieflwr1 Marieflwr1 22-25, F Mar 25

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    I was married once and my marriage failed... quite miserably.. I have always thought that I am just one of those people who were never meant to be married; even from a very young...
    prettyredhead2650 prettyredhead2650 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I have been married for 5 years, together almost 10. I am 29 and met my husband the second day of college. I broke up with him several times before we got married but always went...
    zkjk1112 zkjk1112 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    my mom keeps on telling me that she wants a grandchild so she told me to get married.. my best friends who's married and have kids also keep on telling me to have my own family...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I want a best friend. I have a girl best friend.. but I want a man best friend (companion). My married friends confide in their husbands, as they should, and I'd like to have that...
    fairgoddess fairgoddess 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    How is it possible to be surrounded by people every day and yet feel so lonely? I got married 6 years ago and as scary and sad as it is, when I look honestly deep within myself, I...
    Lonelyskeptic Lonelyskeptic 26-30, M 12 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish women could propose to men for marriage. Because I know if I was the man in the relationship, I would've proposed already. Have you ever just hated yourself and wondered...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am frustrated that I have to write this. I feel that if I do not get these words down on something that they will burst out at the wrong time. I am thankful for the anonymity...
    ShootTheButterfly ShootTheButterfly 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    Even though i have a boyfriend for 2 years, i know that someday we might break up, you never know what can happen, and that i will never get married. He is the only guy i've ever...
    brunette993 brunette993 18-21 Mar 17

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    I have a boyfriend of 7 years. He has cheated on my throughout our whole relationship. I stayed because I loved him. Recently I've been seeing someone else. It's been going on for...
    Tyrea31 Tyrea31 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hi all, apologies for my bad English, it's been a while. So my story is a bit different than most love affairs with married men here. I am now 30 years old. About 6 months ago I...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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      I'm a newbie here, however, while feeling lonesome once again on a weekend, I thought I'd see if there's someone else put there that share my problem. I have 3 older...
    Maurap Maurap 46-50, F Mar 22

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    I am 44 years old and I have never been married. I don't know if I have ever even been close. There have been relationships that I have been in that lasted a couple years but we...
    HalfwaybtwnHeavenandHell HalfwaybtwnHeavenandHell 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I can't even watch commercials with proposals or wedding type shows or see pictures of people getting married or engagement photos without wanting to burst into tears. I have never...
    AshCatSilver AshCatSilver 31-35, F Apr 1

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    I rather get married in court because just the thought of standing in front of people and saying the wrong thing or something goes wrong scares me so much, almost scares me so much...
    Silverfeather1993 Silverfeather1993 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I am married, and I always say happily married but I question if I am being honest with myself. We love each other and show it every day, but we have a sexless marriage. ..,, and I...
    cnfusd8794 cnfusd8794 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My experience started a little over a year ago...my ex left me after 21 years of marriage and so with a hurt heart and a lonely disposition, I sought out a new mate...my addict. We...
    ACKKMK ACKKMK 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    ***This is Long, Please be Warned!**** Well, I’m stumped. I have been trying to figure out what is going on inside my head and my heart for the last year now. I still can’t...
    MINWILD MINWILD 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have been with my boyfriend for almost 10 years. We got together at a young age, and I have always wanted to be more financially stable, and have majority, if not all of my...
    cheetachicklet cheetachicklet 26-30 Apr 8