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All articles. Deciding who you'll marry is a huge decision.
2. you're stressing about the bachelor party
Sometimes people "just know" when they are with that person And being unsure is totally normal! But if you fall into that category and are trying to figure things out, here are 10 s that your partner just might not be marriage material If you're telling yourself that everything will be different once you're married—he or she will finally start prioritizing you over his friends, support your career goals, be able to hold down a job, etc.
Because a wedding isn't a magic wand that makes people grow up.
You know that person who insults you and then says they are "joking" and that you're "too sensitive" when your face turns red and your eyes start filling with tears? Yeah, that person should not be your life partner.
When everyone else around you is pairing off and having kiddos, it can be easy to build your sweetheart up into The One in your mind. But being married to someone who doesn't set your heart on fire is incredibly lonely—far lonelier than being uncoupled. Growing and changing is a natural part of life, but sometimes those changes feel forced and wrong.
You shouldn't have to pretend to be someone you're not to keep your partner happy.
Similarly, if you find that you don't like how you behave when you're with him you feel insecure and needy, you're always irritable, etc. Sometimes disapproval can be generational, or rooted in shallow judgments that you know to be unfair.
But if your friends and family all disapprove of your partner, it's worth hearing them out and taking their objections seriously. Whether he's rude to your friends, to your dog, to the waiter, or to entire populations, disrespect or, worse—bigotry is not a good quality in a life partner.
Your other half should absolutely inspire you to be a better person. But if you constantly feel like you'll never be smart enough, attractive enough, or rich enough, you'll grow resentful and unhappy If one of you is compelled to read the other's texts and check their Facebook and give the third-degree after a night out, you need to get to the root of why there's so much snooping.
You have different ideas of what a wedding should look like
Is it because you truly believe your partner is being shady? Is it his insecurity showing through? Whatever the reason, it's not a good .
And if your partner is constantly checking in on your personal s, you could be in an abusive relationship. Marriage is a big step and it's completely fine if you aren't ready for it at the same time.
But if you've been waiting and waiting and waiting for her to come around and she isn't comfortable talking about marriage or gives you a vague, "Sure, someday" when you bring it up, you might both need to be honest with yourselves. We can't tell you how many divorced people have told us, "I remember thinking on my wedding day, Well, I can always get a divorce.