Marriage isn't for everyone. It's particularly not for those who enjoy having tons of fun, want to meet new people, crave spontaneous adventures, and cringe at the thought of commitment or children. Sure, marriage has been a standard cultural practice for centuries, but we're living in an era where experiencing the world has never been more possible. With the right resources, you can pretty much do whatever you want. Like seriously - when you're not married you can pretty much do whatever you want and it's common for adults these days to stay unmarried.
Relationships can be great. You have a partner who's hopefully reliable and attentive. Hopefully you have enough sex and still find the time to explore yourself individually. But committing to a life of commitment and monogamy is a preemptive and proverbial middle finger to the thousands of opportunities you'll have to deny as your life progresses with that ring around your finger. So if you've been fishing for some reasons not to get married, we propose the following.
This list isn't meant to discourage you; think of this list of reasons to never get married merely as a checklist... are you really ready? Vote up the reasons you agree with most as far as why not get married and add any other reasons that have kept you from tying the knot. If you're on the fence, you can always check out this list of reasons to get married. Either way, best of luck.
You Love Being Independent
You Like to Spend Your Own Money However You Please
You Don't Need a Partner to Feel Complete
You Cherish Making Your Own Plans on the Weekend
Weddings Are Crazy Expensive
You Can Support Yourself Financially
50% of All Marriages End in Divorce
You Haven't Finished Pursuing Your Personal Goals
You'll Always Have to Answer to Someone Other Than Yourself
You're Completely Satisfied with Your Life
You've Already Experienced Multiple Long Term Relationships
You Can Hardly Stand to Be Around ANYONE for More Than 24 Hours
You Aren't Emotionally Stable
You Haven't Dealt with Psychological Issues from Your Childhood