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Isn't it strange how people act when you tell them you don't want to get married? If (like me) you are in your mid-thirties and still not married you are either weird or there must be something wrong with you. By the way I am thirty five and live with a man who is a bit younger than me.
He is twenty five, but his age isn't an issue. It's the other people that keep pestering us about weddings all the time that are the problem! We have been together for almost four years and are very happy, but every so often someone will say "Why don't you two get married?"
It's really getting annoying because I don't want to get married. Apart from anything else I will be starting university next year and want to concentrate on a new career. I don't want any more children either because I already have child who is almost eight years old from a previous relationship. I don't want any more children either because I already have child who is almost eight years old from a previous relationship.
My boyfriend has a three and a half year old child from a previous relationship also, so we both feel that there is no need for any more kids.
People say I am wrong to not want to have any more children and in their own shallow way they think I don't truly love my man because I don't believe in marriage. Yet I love my man as much as a married woman! In fact probably more so because I don't need a silly piece of paper and an expensive party to prove my love for him!
Where does all this rubbish come from, that after three or four years in a relationship you should commit to each other by getting married? It's all rubbish and old fashioned! There's no place for that kind of thinking in our modern society. Does anyone else here agree?