How much importance do you place on marriage? How much do you value the concept of marraige? Do you want to get married someday (if you aren't already)?
Some people say that marriage is an outdated institution. Others feel that it holds a central place in their values and culture as well as religious importance. What do you think?
Most Helpful Guy
I'm an atheist and I believe marriage is not for all. Marriage takes a lot of compassion and aultruism and not all people are equipped to live a lifestyle like that. Personally I want to get married simply for the experience of learning to love someone nearly as much as I love myself through building a family. It makes me feel happy. If in addition to that I could find someone that made that experience easier to do I'd like that even more. I think when children grow up in a home that displays the compassion involved in romantic relationships they grow up with a boost towards the direction of living a happier life. So with that being said I don't think it's the marriage that matters but the parents attitude and behavior but I do think marriage can help that. I think marriage is a timeless institution but simply not for everyone. When it comes down to marriage's importance to my life however I think you'd be shocked with how low of a priority it is for me. It's a desire of mine but I also feel entirely comfortable with never experiencing it.2
Most Helpful Girl
I always wanted to get married... but not now though. It isn't because i don't believe in marriage, It's due to an experience i had with an ex who i was in a long- term relationship with. He took everything i had. It devastated me. I had to rebuild my life again. The fear of losing everything i have struggled to get back is too daunting of a thought for me. I won't ever put myself in that vulnerable position again
When i hear of people getting married or see beaitiful brides my heart melts and i sigh, because deep down it is what i want and believe in, but i know it will never be.0
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