Maybe you are at the point in your life where you are getting more and more wedding invitation. All your friends are settling down and tying the knot while you are still trying to figure out where your life is going. While many view marriage as a happy big even in their lives, the truth is more and more young adults are putting marriage on hold until they accomplished some of the other major events first. If you are feeling a little left behind in the marriage game, you're not the only one and don't feel ashamed. There are many reasons not to get married that a number of young adults are more aware of than ever before.
So many marriages end in divorce; this is not unknown knowledge. The chances of divorce, however, seems to decrease among those who wait until after they graduate from college or among those who have a stable career before they tie the knot. Wanting to avoid having to go through a messy divorce is enough of a reason to wait on the whole marriage thing.
The history of marriage.
If you took a look at what marriage was actually intended, you will know it had nothing to do with
Maintain your independence.
You're not alone.
You can get married anytime.
You can get married next year or the year after. If you ever feel the need to take that big symbolic leap and walk down the aisles, you can. You can always keep an open mind to marriage but not do it right now if you have no intention of doing it. If you are in a committed relationship, there is no rush to make it legal; you can do that at any point in the future if you just want to.
The average wedding cost almost 30,000 dollars! Just for one day of celebrating! Getting married is a huge expense that most people feel
You'll have to be more cautious.
When you get married, you can't just think about how your decision will affect your life, you have to consider how they will a
Your sex life will suffer.
For men, this is often the biggest reason to hold off on marriage, once you're married, it tends to be put on hold more often than not. Married life and sex often only happen on special occasions but is anything but special. Sex will get boring and will be far and few between.
Being domestic isn't much fun.
For women, getting married tends to have more negative impacts. While there is a constant fight over what “rules” each partner should play, the truth is when a
It doesn't make you an adult.
Most people look at marriage as the huge responsibility that makes a statement about how grown up you are. The truth is getting married doesn't make you an adult and if you think it will, you have a lot to learn. Marriage is about compromise, being selfless, and putting another person's needs before your own. One of the