It’s okay to not want to get married

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Being alone is okay

The only love that really matters is the one you’re able to give yourself. Once you get that right, the rest will just be a cherry on top. You could really be content with living your life and not having a partner or spouse. Independence should be celebrated and you shouldn’t feel bad about it.

It’s only official on paper

If you’re already in a relationship and enjoying marriage benefits such as staying together then getting married won’t make any difference except for the marriage contract you sign.

It doesn’t guarantee long term

Yes, you’ll make all the promises in front of a congregation, but what assurance do you have that it’ll stay that way forever? None! You can only hope and pray. Divorces come with a lot of heartache, paperwork, sometimes drama and it’s okay to not want to deal with this.

Commitment comes in many forms

There are alternatives of showing your partner you’re in it for keeps besides getting married. Things like moving in together, having children or simply knowing what you mean to each other and being content with that.

It won’t fulfill you

Being forced to change your beliefs regarding marriage will only result in resentment towards your potential husband. The union will not bring you any form of fulfillment. Your career, family and friends are enough to provide you with any form of satisfaction.

It’s your decision

The beauty about freedom and independence is that you get to make your own choices and stick to them. You don’t owe anybody  an explanation so go on. Do you.

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