11 Reasons You’re Not Ready To Say ‘I Do’

There are just so many reasons you shouldn’t get married… yet.

You’ve been with your partner for a while now.

Your family and friends are constantly asking when the big day is.

But whenever someone mentions marriage, you’re all like…


As much as you love your other half…

There are plenty of reasons not to get married.

1. You’re not old enough to be settling down.

You’re in your twenties? Far too young and if you’re being honest, you’re still 16 in your head. You couldn’t handle the responsibilities that come with being a good wife.

Note: You’ll still say you’re too young to get married when you’re in your forties.

2. It Doesn’t Follow Your Life Plan.

You wanted to travel the world before you settled down. You’ve made it as far as Kavos for a wild, drunken holiday and you can’t share the stories from that trip with your grandchildren!

3. You’re Waiting For Ryan Gosling To Propose.

You just know you’re going to meet him and he will instantly fall madly in love with you. No doubt about it.

4. Weddings Are Too Expensive.

Who has £10k to spend on one day? ONE DAY!! Think of all the shoes you could buy with that money instead!

5. Organising A Wedding Day Is Too Stressful.


6. You Don’t Need To Sign A Piece Of Paper To Prove Your Love.

All that hassle for one piece of paper. Why would anyone want to get married?

7. You Don’t Want To Change Your Last Name.

You’re quite happy with your surname and it’ll probably take you five years to get used to your new name. NO THANK YOU!

8. Forever Is A Long Time.

You change your mind more than you change your underwear. Committing yourself to one person for the rest of your life is a big ask! You’ll want to be 1,000,000% sure you’ve found Mr. Right before you sign your life away.

9. 42% of marriages end in divorce.

Those odds aren’t great. Knowing your luck, a couple of years down the line your spouse will realise you’re absolutely crazy, and you will be a part of that 42%.

10. Not All Of Your Friends Are Married Yet.

If love was a race, you’d be happy to finish last. Watching all of your friends get married will help you decide whether or not married life is for you.

11. And You Don’t Like Change.

What’s the saying? “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. Everything is fine just the way it is.

So tell your mother not to dust off her hat just yet.

Maybe in ten years, you’ll think about it again. Maybe. You’re not making any promises.

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