Marriage is a union of two or more people that creates a family tie and carries legal and/or social rights and responsibilities. The word marriage is a word that scares most singles and the union that seems unapproachable. Here are few reasons why you should consider marriage.
There’s no bigger proof of love than asking your lover for their hand in marriage. Don’t look at marriage as a bondage. Look at it as the highest commitment you can give to the one you love to prove your love for them. It shows your level of commitment to your partner.
2. IT IS A STAGE IN LIFE
Life is in stages, and when you’re mentally prepared to enter the next stage, your mind convinces you of the benefits of moving to the next stage. And marriage is a pretty important stage in life. If you truly love someone, take the plunge. It’ll be a whole new experience that’ll be worth the ride.
At this stage, marriage feels normal and you unconsciously desire it. As humans, we’ve evolved to be social creatures that need attention. Living life as a single forever may sound appealing. But at some point, all of us feel the need to be watched by someone else, and have someone else to share our happy and sad moments.
3. IT IS A TRADITION AND NORM IN THE SOCIETY
Marriage is a tradition that’s stood the test of time. And just like how we tend to believe things that have been tried and tested, marriage is one of those traditions that has worked for almost all couples, as long as they’ve truly love each other.
It is universally accepted norm. And just like we’re all meant to work, earn money, live in a house and lead our lives within the unwritten and written laws of a well functioning society, getting married to the one you love is the right and respectful way to live with each other. It may sound archaic, but marriage is still the norm and not the exception. 4. IT IS A SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ADD TO THE MEANING OF LIFE
Marriage is the best support system that life offers. When you’re going through a difficult time, just knowing that you have a spouse who can share and ease your burden can help you get a better outlook towards life.
It adds meaning to life. It can make you more focused in life. When you’re married to someone, you’re not just responsible for yourself. You’re responsible for your partner too. Together, both of you have created a new entity that breathes life as a couple. Like a bigger, better job, a marriage means more responsibilities, but it also gives you more satisfaction and meaning to your existence. The ability to care for a family outside yourself makes existence more interesting and also makes you human irrespective of how tasking it might appear. 5. IT SERVES AS A MOTIVATING FACTOR
You are motivated when you know there is someone(a wife) or kids looking up to you to bring something to the table. It creates a challenge to solve more of life equations. Just the thought of knowing that you have a significant other who loves you and cares for you can give you the strength and determination to become a better person and pursue your goals and ambitions with renewed vigor. If you truly love the one you’re married to, you will be motivated to create a better life for you and your spouse. 6. MARRIAGE COMES WITH A LEVEL OF MATURITY AND RESPONSIBILITY
With marriage comes maturity in life. at this point of your life, society gives you responsibility with the hope that you have become responsible; the ability to add your partner’s responsibility to yours. A marriage requires trust, faith and commitment which makes a boy grow into a man. It makes him feel more responsible for himself and the relationship. At this point, you are respected by people in the society, you are not seen as just you but as a person with a family. 7. IT REASSURES YOUR PARENTS
Marriage can help your parents feel more reassured about your future. Even though they may not voice it, getting married to the one you love is reassuring for both families. It makes them feel happier to know that you and your lover have found happiness in each other. And would always be there for each other through thick and thin.
Your parents also expect you to give birth to children just as the have given birth to you and allow them to also be your source of joy and enjoy the connection of a family.
8. FINANCIAL DEPENDABILITY
Marriage gives financial dependability. As a girlfriend and boyfriend, you can definitely share each other’s monetary good fortune and deal with tough times. But when you’re married to each other, there’s more financial security because both of you lead your lives and aspirations keeping each other in mind. When you’re ready, you’re ready. It is as simple as that. These reasons to get married may not make sense to you if you’ve made up your mind to stay single.