For some people it’s a topic that elicits great joy and for others it’s something that provokes bone-shaking fear. I’m talking about marriage. People can have vastly different views on the matter. And, for the record, I’m not just talking about single individuals. Plenty of couples in committed relationships—living together, sharing finances, and even having children—don’t like the idea of marriage. A rental agreement is about the only piece of paper they want binding them together. There are all sorts of reasons people can develop suspicious views on marriage, from how they were raised to what they’ve seen their friends go through. Look: marriage certainly shouldn’t be taken lightly. But sometimes I think the things people worry about surrounding marriage are the wrong things. Here are silly and useless fears about marriage.
It’s your last sexual partner forever
It’s the reason so many people have “one last fling before the ring” or other escapades on the night of the bachelor/bachelorette party: the fear of having one more sexual partner for the rest of their lives.