Is 7 years A Long Time NOT To Be Married?

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  1. AntonCartel

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    My girlfriend & I have been together since 2004 & I'm not no where close to wanting to get married. I enjoy the relationship but am in a "Don't fix it if it's not broken!" kind of mind frame when it comes to marriage. I've seen a lot in my 29 years of life here & kno that ppl change. What someone loved in the beginning can later be the main thing they despise.
    How long until you feel a relationship is safe for marriage lane?

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  2. Drag Bunt

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    On about the third marriage.
     
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    Hey, don't rush into anything. :)
     
  4. Kaykaykay

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    It's a long time for someone who's been waiting to get married; it isn't for someone who doesn't want to.
     
  5. Hayles66

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    I'm with you on this Kay. If you've been together 7 years and you still don't want to be married to them, I don't think marriage is the answer. You are still single in your own mind.

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  6. Kaykaykay

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    Nothing wrong with staying single or living together indefinitely, IMO. It's just a waste of time to be with someone who doesn't want to get married if you do, is all. Plenty of fish in the sea, as they say.
     
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    My experience is from being married to the same person for 34 years.

    Relationships are never safe. Danger and risk are part of adventure, which is what a life partnership is.

    Marriage is a puzzle that can't be finished. The addition of each new and interesting piece redefines the relationship.

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    I'm 47. Never (yet) married. I was with someone for TEN years and we never even discussed marriage. Did very well together until she died. That was a long time ago. ALMOST got married back in 2005/2006. After being together for three years, she suddenly up and left me for another man she'd met at work...3-4 months before the big day. Took me a while to get over that too. No serious relationships for the last two years. Still, I soldier on....

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  10. AntonCartel

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    Wow, you're seasoned in the art of marriage. I bet you contain all the game regarding that subject

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