I don't see marriage as making your relationship different, it's a new label for you two, and the reasoning of "government in my relationship" doesn't work for me because once you're living together for what 12-24 months you're basically legally married and the government still sees it that way, so government involved either way (and sometimes in those defacto's, breaking up can still lead to legalities in some countries).
But anyway, looking at putting that aside. People that DO want long term relationships but say not "marriage" because they're not religious/money/government etc. Why not (or would you for your partner) have the wedding ceremony but just not sign the document?
If you're with someone, who decided they wanted one after initially thinking they didn't, would you have the wedding, perhaps exchange rings as a symbol of love, but not officially signing a document? Would you do any of that or what is your limit?
Most Helpful Guy
Short answer: Yes, but I am NOT getting married and I will have a what you call a "wedding" ceremony (Official commitment ceremony in my words), that is NOT as overpriced as traditional wedding ceremonies.
The "marriage" ceremony is a big waste of money. I do would celebrate anniversaries of a relationship (1 year since we're in a relationship, 2 years, 3 years). Did you look at how much a wedding ceremony cost?
I could however celebrate a what you would call "wedding" ceremony but I would call it the "Officially committed" ceremony without going it as overpriced as weddings because those leave you in debt for YEARS!
I actually like that idea. In no way to sign a marriage contract :)
My love life is none of the governments business.
A ring? Perhaps. As long as I am not getting married, I'm fine.
To hell with marriage!1
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Most Helpful Girl
Im a christian. I dont care about govt marraige. The marriage I want is under god. So , it would be a certificate marriage.1