Community·Posted on Oct 21, 2021Couples In A Committed Relationship Who Chose Not To Get Married, What Was Your Reasoning?We wanna know!by Morgan SlossBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink When I check my social media these days, it seems like there's always someone getting engaged or married. Artsy Aptitude / Getty Images/iStockphoto And while there's absolutely nothing wrong with that, I wanna hear more about the couples who chose not to tie the knot! Paul Bradbury / Getty Images Maybe you believe that you don't need a piece of paper to prove you're in a committed relationship. Karen Mcfarland / Getty Images/iStockphoto Perhaps you dislike the patriarchal origins of marriage and you don't want to associate yourself with the institution. Neustockimages / Getty Images Or maybe you just think there's something special about two people — who are not bound by law — waking up every day and choosing each other. Nd3000 / Getty Images/iStockphoto Whatever it is, we wanna know! Tell us why you and your partner chose not to get married for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!