I Dont Want to Get Married

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 345 People

    Marriage is something I've always dreamed of,

    ever since my first crush. I'd fantasize about who the person would be that put a ring on my finger and calls me their wife. I'd dream about meeting the one for me, the one who I can laugh and cry with and not feel insecure at all. But now, that's all changed. After being hurt...
    lifesaversgummies lifesaversgummies
    18-21, F
    May 15, 2014

    I find it weird how people put

    so much value towards marriage and love and relationships. I say I don't want to get married and people lecture me about how there's someone waiting for me and how pretty I am and how negative it is to say I don't want to be married. I know marriage can be great but the process...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2014

    It's not that I don't want marriage,

    ive done it twice before-however I'm just scared of marrying the wrong person again. This time I'm taking things slow and steady before walking down the isle with someone.
    thebaddkidd thebaddkidd
    31-35, F
    Feb 14, 2015

    It's Just Something I Don't Want To Do.

    My mom and dad want me to get married when I get older. I don't. I don't want to be tied down with one person for eternity. That's how I see it, no offense meant to any married persons here, marriage is being tied down to one person. It can be possible for other people, just not...
    Marellie Marellie
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2010

    I was such an embarrassing child.

    I used to really adore one of my mum's friends, everywhere we went I wanted to hold hands and I insisted that one day we were going to get married and have these six kids. Obviously I seriously regretted saying this because they never let me live it down. "I'll marry you when...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2014

    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 I would be rich enough to afford a cook. I always said Men were nothing but trouble and did nothing for you or your life except allow you to...
    WunderWoman WunderWoman
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 16, 2006

    I do believe marriage is unnecessary.

    I'm perfectly fine with living "married life" with my S.O. Without actually getting married. I don't see the need for it really
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce
    22-25, F
    Dec 13, 2014

    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 am picky and choosey now about who I mix with and I am not keen on marriage now. I think it works well for some people and I would have loved to have...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Mar 28, 2011

    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 with more members, please tell me. Still its very discouraging.
    Pthegod Pthegod
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2011

    Yes I know I'm young

    and all but I think planning a wedding would be too stressful for me. Especially for a person with aspergers. It also concerns me if I am gonna make the big day possible to keep me happy. It might turn out as a bridezilla for all I know haha!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

    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 without gettin married.Most marriages dont last,and with my luck i dont want to end up in a divorce.If im with a guy for more...
    demonicsangel2011 demonicsangel2011
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2011

    Why is it that when I tell people I don't want

    to get married they get all annoyed? They're all " You're gonna get married! Stop being so negative!". I've just decided that I don't want to waste my time with men. You only end up hurt. So I'm going to spend my time traveling then settle down with a couple of pugs, how's that...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

    i dont want to get married,

    i just want a union with one person. we can have a ceremony where we would exchange rings, a big party with awesome music and amazing food.. but i dont want it to be labeled as a wedding.. more of a promise type thing. marriage is soooo overrated. ugh. however i do respect...
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    what's the point in spending all

    that money on a big day just to get a piece of paper to say you're with someone and these days relationships don't last long enough to bother with marriage PS I've never been married
    thebigdoctor61 thebigdoctor61
    66-70, M
    Feb 24

    Relationships never last.

    They always die out or fade away. Why get married and be trapped in something forever?
    Ahaley87 Ahaley87
    16-17, F
    Dec 30, 2015
    awesomewomansman awesomewomansman
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2014
    godvvave godvvave
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2014

    I don't see the point in it.

    You spend all that money just to get divorced and then lose more money.
    laserabe1 laserabe1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2014

    I've seen too many bad marriages

    and bitter divorces to want to. The happy couples seem like a minority.
    Thehardtruth99 Thehardtruth99
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 19, 2014

    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 come to the conclusion that i will probably never marry.  i am too independent, i am too set in my ways, i like...
    trixi trixi
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2008

    However I do want the wedding

    or maybe just the cake. I don't want to settle down in the traditional sense. As with kids I don't want a husband either and I never have. I'm not fit for normalcy or being in one place for too long. I can be monogamous but when theirs no wedding in the future (or children...
    newasexy newasexy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2014

    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 through that pain I'd wish I could take from her back then.
    20martin20 20martin20
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2013

    I Don't Want To Be Someone's Wife...

    I don't to belong to a man. I don't want to have to ask him what I should do. Maybe a steady true love that lasts. My love, not a husband. I hate that word. Its horrible and so outdated. I want to be independent.
    Arielove67 Arielove67
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2010

    Is it wrong ? People call me weird bcause of it

    .. My only reasons is i dont wnt to and i dont believe in love !
    Unstableteen Unstableteen
    16-17, F
    Nov 4, 2014

    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 but I do see being together forever with my boyfriend and starting a life. I do see us traveling the world. I do see us...
    thebookaholic thebookaholic
    22-25, F
    Feb 5, 2014

    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 birds to me.  Why should i have to sign a contract (marriage license) to prove my love to someone else?  Shouldnt my words...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 17, 2009

    Like ever. Why can I just have a bunch of

    friends n be happy, I guess I'm not the commitment type u know.
    fav777 fav777
    18-21
    1 Response Nov 4, 2014

    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

    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 it because of like fees and stuff. I think you should just go with a really long relationship or something. Much easier.
    Hime1009 Hime1009
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2014

    I don't want to get married at all

    but I would want the wedding and the cake and the reception. I'm open to having a "wedding" with a crossdresser or gay guy just to have the experience. I want to have non legally binding weddings all over the world with various people
    newasexy newasexy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2015

    Or even be in a relationship.

    I wasn't like this a year ago. But now I feel like depending on someone else is just not my thing. Falling in love is just not my thing. Wow that makes it seem like I'm a player, but I'm not at all. I just don't want to see the same person everyday. I want to be independent. I...
    universesoul universesoul
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    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 expensive ring to prove it.
    Lacunalilith Lacunalilith
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2014

    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 those around me. In one of my classes, our teacher assigned us to make bucket lists. (Isn't odd for a Geometry class...
    NylonRed NylonRed
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2012

    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 and anniversaries to waste time buying presents for, and get yelled at for forgetting 3. No in-laws. 4. You...
    theTruth theTruth
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Aug 3, 2007

    My Views On Marriage Are Forever Destroyed

    It makes everything difficult. I've already said before I don't believe in love. I believe it once did exist, in the past, but now it's dead and gone. Nobody cares about love in marriage anymore. What the hell am I saying, nobody cares about real love in normal relationships...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 25, 2012

    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 loved you they would respect that and do the same :) I have seen my perants and grandad perants married and divorce...
    1996louise 1996louise
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2012

    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 split up when I was 7 years old. They didn’t get married and I saw how much easier it was for them. The only problem they...
    ExquisiteRubia ExquisiteRubia
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2008

    Dont ever ever want to be in a relationship.

    If i want to be, it would be with that one girl that i kept thinking of. alright heres the story. I attended a mass, it was about to start when this girl came along and sit beside me. I was then distractedly listening to the preist. I just looked at her face the whole time. And...
    CallMeBuddy CallMeBuddy
    13-15, M
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    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 I did laugh in his face. My bad dude... IF I were ever to marry, I'd have to be 100% positive that that man...
    launica87 launica87
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2012
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