The 6 Worst Reasons to Get Married

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  1. There are many of my friends and fellow bloggers that could benefit from this wisdom! I don’t think we allow ourselves to listen to our gut…that voice saying “wait a minute, do you really know why you are doing this!?”

    Great piece.

    • So true – I think our guts are often smarter than out brains because they can’t overthink and rationalize everything!

      • That was definitely my challenge…I knew in my gut that my ex wasn’t right for me, but I powered through it and rationalized everything. I see other people doing it as well…rationalizing why something is okay, why they behave the way they do.

        Now my challenge is to truly listen to my gut. Even with dating, it has NEVER been wrong so far.

  2. Great list. I’m at a point where I can’t think of a single good reason TO get married, but that’s for another list. 🙂

  3. DLP says:

    Reblogged this on The Lone Mother and commented:
    I could add one more to this; its too late down the line and the wedding process is already underway and I have told my family… another BAD reason to marry.

  4. DLP says:

    I can add one from my experience: I have told everyone I am getting married, and the wedding process has started and it’s going to be embarrassing to cancel now…. NEVER a good reason.

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