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Here Are 9 Awkward Reasons Why Some People Get Married

Couples tie the knot for many different reasons, but sometimes what they think is sound judgment, is really just a giant mistake.

If you're having cold feet or watching a friend make a giant mistake, know that there are good reasons to cancel a wedding, and some very bad reasons for getting married.

Why do so many couples end up in marital therapy? It often starts with the reasons why people get married in the first place.

On the psychiatrist’s couch, people tend to open up and reveal what really drove them to get hitched.

And in many cases, their deep-down motivation to pair up wasn’t something that lays the foundation for a lasting union. It’s no wonder they end up having problems.

Here Are 9 Awkward Reasons Why Some People Get Married

Wedding Presents

Many brides and grooms eagerly look forward to the bevy of loot that awaits them when they get married. Yet, wedding presents aren't reason enough to get married.

You can actually expect to spend more money on a wedding than you would have on just buying yourself the appliances, towels, and china you're dreaming of.

'All The Good Guys Will Be Gone Soon'

Well, that’s quite an apocalyptic vision. The human race isn’t perishing now, so chill. Wait for the guy who seems right for you.

'What Will Neighbors/Family Say'

If you are fine with your neighbours and relatives running your life, then go ahead and listen to them.

But, if you feel that they have no business passing judgment on your singlehood, we are with you.

'My Parents Will Be Relieved Of Their Responsibility'

In other words, you think your parents consider you as a burden? That’s primitive thinking. Wake up, this is 21st century.

To Solve Their Relationship Problems

For some reason, a lot of people seem to think that something magical happens when you get married and all the fights and toxic cycles of behavior disappear.

This is tragically misguided.

Committing to someone by getting married amplifies all the facets of your relationship. So if you genuinely love and respect one another, that love and respect can grow and evolve in a married couple.


Being lonely is hard, and many people are afraid of being alone. When you get to a certain age, it might seem like a person is your "last good option."

But you will meet other people to love, and if you settle, you might miss out on someone really amazing later on.

Because They Are Running Out Of Time

If your ticking biological clock or the shrinking ovaries are the only reasons why you are taking the plunge, you surely need to reconsider your decision.

It’s quite common for people to feel they are running out of time when they reach a certain age.

But that does not mean they should marry someone with whom they aren’t compatible. Remember, the slow and steady wins the race.

To Prove Something

Maybe your crazy aunt keeps telling you about how “the clock is ticking” and you’re not getting any younger. Or your father thinks you need to “grow up already.”

Or maybe your parents got divorced and you’re determined to show the world that you’re better than them.

Or all your friends are married now and you want to show them you’re not just the third or fifth or eleventh wheel all the time.

Getting Married To Get Over A Broken Heart

Yes, you read it right—there are people who do get married to get over a past relationship.

To treat marriage like a rehabilitation center for broken hearts can be the worst mistake a man can make.

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