10 Reasons Why More Women Aren’t Getting Married

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There is no denying that there are still some people who think that a woman’s place should only be in a home raising children and doing household chores, but this kind of thinking is slowly evaporating and rightfully so.

In times past, it had been known that the sole purpose of the existence of a woman was to serve as a man’s means to reproduce and maintain familial lineage. However, over time, the misogyny of society has been on a gradual decline and the status of women has been on a slow rise. Women are making waves in various branches of society these days, and they are no longer relegated to being mere housewives or homemakers. They are called on to serve much more prominent and important aspects of the society in general.

It should be no surprise that over time, a bulk of women have grown disinterested in the idea of marriage. Marriage requires a lot of shared time and commitment between two people; and for the women who are ambitious, driven, and goal-oriented, time and commitment are scarce commodities.

There is no denying that there are still some people who think that a woman’s place should only be in a home raising children and doing household chores, but this kind of thinking is slowly evaporating. Women are much more ambitious now, and marriage is being deprioritized in favor of other things. There are many reasons that can contribute to the deteriorating rate of women who are getting married.

Here are a few:

1. Finances are tricky.

A modern wedding is very expensive. There’s no denying that. The commercialization of the event has led to people shelling out unreasonable amounts of money. Modern women could see that perhaps they can use the money for weddings for other more practical purposes.

2. Successes in careers are more important.

Marriage will demand a lot of sacrifice and compromise from women. They will be forced to rethink their priorities in life and make tough decisions. A lot of times, women will put their careers on hold in favor of their relationships. Things can get particularly tricky whenever a woman gets pregnant and has children. This can stunt a person’s career development and growth substantially.

3. The drama that comes with relationships is a turn-off.

There is just so much drama that comes with relationships. Everyone is not oblivious to the fact that relationships are emotional time bombs that can be set-off by even the most mundane problems. A modern woman doesn’t want all that drama in her life and choose to just avoid it completely. - Continue reading on the next page