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I Have Never Been Married

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    Destined to Be a Cat Lady?

    i am 36 years old, have two kids, but have never been married.  i have been engaged; been close to marriage more than a couple times, but never tied the knot.  now that i've gotten older, i realize that almost everyone around me is married or has been married. and here...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    And I don't plan on it any time soon!

    It scares me how people that have been married for decades and decades feel about marriage.. It seems like they want/crave everybody BUT the person they are married to. Then what is the point?? It confuses me and its not something that I look forward to as much as I did when...
    lemoncarrotcake lemoncarrotcake 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 14

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    I Have Never Been Married.

    I have not been Married, but maybe someday that will happen.
    more2lifethenthis more2lifethenthis 46-50, M Dec 8, 2011

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    Not Yet...

    But I can't wait! I am praying to be married within the next ten years!
    TiPoupon TiPoupon 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2008

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    I've Never Been Married

    I haven't been married. A few females have proposed to me when I wasn't ready. For quite awhile I wasn't sure if I want to be married. Marriage isn't really important. Hope to get married though but there's no hurry for it. Some say I should be in a hurry cause I'm 61
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Nov 18, 2011

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    I Hope To Get Married Someday , But !

    In fact this Idea scared me so much , I can't afford that I am going to share my life and bed with a woman every day , I know it is so wonderful to sleep with a woman in the same bed , but for me not every day , especially if the love disappeared and it happens ( as I have...
    listenup listenup 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    What Is Sweet Isnt Always Tasty

    after filing for a divorce there was this guy i became friends with to convince myself that i wasnt donna allow depression or my ex to hold me down.the sweeties white guy i ever met.he fixed my car when it was broken,and even let me use his car to take my son to doctors...
    ccstruggledaily ccstruggledaily 36-40, F Mar 29, 2012

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    I am 29 years old and I have never been married.

    I got engaged once but we broke it off due to differences. I believe in the institution of marriage and would like to get married to the man I love. I know I will make a good wife and I have the maternal instincts that will make me a good mother. I hope I find that man soon :) I...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    What Is Sweet Isnt Always Tasty

    after filing for a divorce there was this guy i became friends with to convince myself that i wasnt donna allow depression or my ex to hold me down.the sweeties white guy i ever met.he fixed my car when it was broken,and even let me use his car to take my son to doctors...
    ccstruggledaily ccstruggledaily 36-40, F Mar 29, 2012

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    But I Wanna Be Someday.

    I long to find a girl, who actually likes me for once. Ask her out and actually get a yes. Like turns to really like, and really like turns to love. Then propose and get a big "Yes!". And then finally, get married. Sounds easy, but its not.
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M Jun 4, 2012

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    Never

    I have never been married. But, I am still young. And will someday find the man of my Dreams!
    Cynn Cynn 41-45, F Jun 11, 2008

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    Duh

    Well, for anyone who's ever met me, this has to be one of the least surprising things about me. May not be very surprising for anyone else either.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3, 2012

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    It's Just Not That Important to me

    I've never been married but have been in long term relationships and have two sons. I've been proposed to four times mind but never actualy got round to getting married, never did a thing about it. I guess I just never wanted it that much. I never had that dream of a big white...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    Don't Want to

    I don't want to get married. This doesn't mean I want to stay single for the rest of my life, but I don't think this little piece of paper means that much in a relationship. And if she wants a wedding in church with a white dress, that is exactly what we'll do. And a ring on...
    rocker6346 rocker6346 18-21, M Jun 12, 2008

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    And I don't plan on it!

    I love my life the way it is.
    sassythang sassythang 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    It's Just Not That Important

    I've never been married but have been in long term relationships and have two sons. I've been proposed to four times mind but never actualy got round to getting married, never did a thing about it. I guess I just never wanted it that much. I never had that dream of a big white...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F Jul 30, 2011

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    Nope!!!

    But someday I'm going to get married, I hope. I'd make someone a damn good wife and best friend.
    Vbot123 Vbot123 31-35, F Aug 4, 2013

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    No Reason!

    I haven't found the right guy yet that's all!!! I wish I could find him but I have no time during the week to go anywhere!!
    Bettyboop1983 Bettyboop1983 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2009

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    I Have Learnt to Accept My Situation.

     I am 54 now, been through some really rough times over the years and come through the other end. I am quite spiritual in my thinking and so am content with whatever life throws at me.  I have had 2 long-term relationships and 4 grown-up children and 6 grand-children...
    Undella Undella 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    Probably For The Best

    I've been engaged twice (to the same man!) and was in a long-term committed relationship with Fey.  Being a same-gender pair, I couldn't have legally married her, though at one time I would have.  And Dave... *sigh*  Stuff just never worked out with him and me.  I finally...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    I have been with my lover

    for over six years. We have a little boy now, he's about 19 months old. I think I will never ever be married. My heart sinks at the thought of it..I want to feel that wedding gown on my skin and be proud wife. It's been annoying me for the past year. I've been engaged for two...
    bunz610 bunz610 26-30, F Apr 12

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    Odd One Out

    I used to think I'd get married. It's just something that happens, one of those things that society seems to expect of everyone. Deep down, I like the idea. I want the security and stability. I long to know that someone else could be that committed to me. I've still got time...
    Alopex Alopex 26-30 Dec 29, 2011

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    Married Or Not

    Not that I am complaining. As I look at my life now. I can tell that marriage life is not going to happen or come my way anytime soon. I am not dating or out and about looking. I am happy with my life and I do feel complete even though I dont have that significant other in my...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M Dec 9, 2012

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    And I'm So Ok With That!

    I'm 50, female, been engaged twice and in three very long term relationships, the last ending two years ago. I've really never felt any pressure to get married (except from my mom!) I'm a professional in academia, love my job, and have great friends of all ages. Whenever I...
    bathkamikaze bathkamikaze 46-50 3 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    I never been married

    and I have faith that before I turn 35 I will be idk I just think it will happen ..
    skittlrlz skittlrlz 31-35 Jan 31

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    Nope

    No I have never been married but that doesn't mean I don't want to be.  I think I do.  Eventually.  I am not in a real big hurry.  I've heard horror stories! 
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F Dec 3, 2007

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    Is It Even Real?

    I'm a woman in her thirties who has never been married...I've never even been in love. I've been asked several times, but I knew it wasn't right. Maybe true love isn't in the cards just because I want it...maybe wanting isn't enough. Its just not out there.
    LaVidaSombra LaVidaSombra 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Single

    I came close to marriage once but it wasn't to be. I have no regrets.
    RitJaCa RitJaCa 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    ... This Is What My Parents Think, Anyway! :)

    Despite the name of this forum, I have been married.  I was married to a terrific guy for five awesome years, and can honestly state that we never had a single fight in all that time.  There was no jealousy, no drama, no discord whatsoever, really.  We were the...
    RedRover RedRover 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    My girlfriend is 37 and dying to meet a decent

    man to marry. Where are they all??
    itemember1221 itemember1221 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I have had two rings on my finger

    but they both have been returned. It's not that I have anything against marriage. Maybe someday.....
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Jan 28

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    ...but I've Proposed To Many Times..

    Well, today I was at work and my boss (whose my grandma) isn't here, so as well as being the secretary, I'm also the recruiter if need be. So, I got in this morning and called all the appointments to get them rescheduled for Monday and there was one without a number, so I just...
    beautifulbaby069 beautifulbaby069 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    And Never Will Be

    I don't see the point in marriage. Why would you need someone else's approval? A lot of marriages end badly and there is that extra drama about it.If you truly love and trust someone and he/she loves and trusts you what more could you ask for?
    MadMuffin MadMuffin 22-25, M Apr 8, 2011

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    Someday My Prince Will Come

    I've never been married but I want too, especially if God has it planned. I pray for the right moment, right man... I dream in the life of my everyday I will captivate his attention with a inner and outer beauty that shines. I one of few, but I want a interacial relationship...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 24, 2012

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    And wanna keep it that way but I truly respect those that do, just not for me ;)) XX
    38NHotStill 38NHotStill 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yes. I'm 27 and I fall in this category
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have never been in love nor do I want to. I am also a virgin. I use to that girl. That wanted to fall in love ,get married, have a family, be a stay at home mom, and live...
    Ellebella1 Ellebella1 22-25, F Aug 24

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    I am 29 years old and have never been in a relationship. Which means yes, I have no experience in the sack. Is that such a bad thing? It seems like these days men and women only...
    bakkenguy bakkenguy 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I have never been in a relationship with anyone. Makes me feel lame sometimes but right now I am confused. Yes, there have been people that I like and people who like me, but I...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    I have never been rejected cause i have never asked anyone :D
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I am 19 I have never been in a relationship or even kissed a boy, it is very embarrassing if someone ask if I have been in a relationship I always lie and I've been in a few...
    MissLadyJay MissLadyJay 18-21, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    well , im still 13 so yea, but i have never been kissed before on the lips on neck ( i got kissed on my hand today, but he was only 6 lol) i plan to be kissed when i get wedded but...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I'm this type of girl that would tell you I have never been kissed, but I don't really mind that much about how long it will take for my first one to happen.
    damnwestcoast damnwestcoast 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I have never been kissed before and I really, really want to know what it's like.
    Scax Scax 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm 17 (turning 18) and I have never been in a relationship. Nor have I ever been asked out. I always had problems talking to guys. I'm just too awkward. The majority of guys where...
    DayFawn DayFawn 16-17, F Aug 12

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    My sister has always bed the smart pretty one. All of my friends loved and adored her. Every guy I liked, liked her, or wanted her. Some guys would only date me to make her jealous...
    MarisoleLane MarisoleLane 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have never been in a relationship. My little sister has had a lot of boyfriends. It is lonely yes but it is hard to find a good guy.
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have never been kissed and I am turning 17 in a month.. All of my friends have been kissed and I am the only one who hasn't. It has definitely taken its toll on my self esteem...
    Grace1123 Grace1123 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    So I'm 20 years old.. Almost 21 actually, and I have never had any romantic experience of any kind. I can't think of anybody I know who has never been in a relationship, or who...
    postmixlemonade postmixlemonade 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I'm 18 and never been in a relationship, never been kissed. It's easy for me to talk to guys because I'm a tomboy, but now I'm in college I really would like alittle more male...
    CayaMonet CayaMonet 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Do guys care if the girl is "inexperienced" per se in relationships. It's not like I'm dumb about things, I've just never had a serious relationship before. Is it a turn off for...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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