Do you think that getting married even still matters any more for someone to if they don't ever want any kids of their own?
In general, both parties must agree that they both do not want any children at all and are firm with their decision as it's a big life decisions, as they are certain that will absolutely never ever change their mind about their decision later and regret it for any reason, in order for that type of relationship to actually ever work and for both parties to co-exist peacefully, although I've heard of really rare occasions where one partner makes the ultimate sacrifice for the other, as in sometimes one will stay with their partner at the expense of never ever being a parent for the remainder of their lifetime.
Most cases I would think that if both parties don't want children and if things don't work out, the splits or even divorces aren't as terrible compared to those that Involved children, since it's much more difficult to start all over and get back into the dating world with additional baggage, unwanted or otherwise. People can be very selective about ever dating and seriously committing their time in a relationship with single parents. When you don't have any children, a divorce or split can still be a complete fresh start when you are not and have not become someone's parent, and it would be best to avoid bringing up the past at all and think too much about the marriage that just didn't work out.
And besides, marriage like many see it now is a piece of paper, and institution, a system. Although pre-nup agreements or even post-nup agreements can help sometimes, they are not an absolute guarantee to protect one party from entirely being taken advantaged of by the other party and not get screwed over by the system altogether.
Most Helpful Girl
Yes Marriage still matters if that is what you want with that person. But you never know, you might change you mind when you marry. Marriage is how you make it and it is not a "piece of paper, and institution, a system." It is an institution but not a institution to corrupt and kill you except for you to die to self. Marriage is supposed to make you become unselfish, to give up your wants for another's needs willingly, obligation out of love.
Sadly you have no idea how sticky a divorce can get with or without a child. It doesn't make divorce easier and it never does until you only have one thing. Divorce is a requirement to divide assets equally, partially or none at all. However men and women last living longer and more happier in marriage than those who are single. Marriage naturally comes with children because children are a product of your love with your spouse that you both create, unless life happens where you can't have children naturally. Overall it is a decision between you and your partner. But children thrive at best in a marriage union with both parents their equally in a loving and safe environment. That should be the key focus instead of only looking out for yourself. I for myself chose a Celibate life without the need of marriage, sex or a child, not even to date because of these things:
1. I no longer desire for marriage or children, let alone want to date period.
2. I'm happy as a virgin and I want to leave it that way.
3. Sex in not a important to me and I never considered it being important.
4. Even when I was open to Marriage, nobody shared the same views as me.
5. Always got told by guys how I wouldn't make a good wife or mother growing up.
6. Is considered too weird or awkward by a lot of people.
7. I'm far too stressed, tired and sick to be concerning about any of that.
8. I'm a family orientated person and believe in traditional marriage, not many people believe in that anymore.
9. I hate the dating life today with a passion. Too many fake people, frauds, and users out for their own.
10. They don't keep their promises and lie habitually.
11. I don't believe in divorce. But if it comes down to it, their better be a good reason. I would not want a person who would ever consider divorcing me.
I have so many other reasons it isn't funny and that is why I prefer remaining as I am. But again. Marriage is not what your talking about. But it is a lot harder than being on your own. Do what is best for you and is beneficial for others.2
Most Helpful Guy
If I were to have kids then I'd get married.
But I don't want kids so I probably wouldn't get married.
What I don't like about marriage is that you're putting the law above love. Shouldn't love by itself be strong enough to keep two people together? Even with marriage, there's no guarantee that the couple will stay together as they could get divorced. However, if you bring children into the equation then I think there's an obligation for the couple to stay together for the sake of their children to raise them properly, in which case marriage may help.1