” then you two are “married” according to that definition. If you definitely need a wedding, then a wedding would be part of your definition of a marriage. Imagine the following scenario: You excitedly asked the other person, “Will you marry me? Fill in the blank: Here are the qualities I need in a husband / wife: Like the definition of marriage above, this list will help you determine what you are looking for, so that you spend a minimum amount of time pursuing the wrong people.
It lets you determine quickly who to ask and what to ask.
It might take you a few relationships to get your list right.
This once again points to the importance of having an accurate idea of what you want!
“Married” people can range from enemies trying to make each other’s lives miserable, to activity partners who happen to live together, to someone you are madly in love with and want to start a family with. ” This is actually a “good” case where the difference in definition is apparent before legally binding stuff occurs.
So when you figure out if you really want to be married, also make it clear to yourself what being married means to you. What if this conversation happens with one person wanting kids and the other not after they are married for a while?
In this case, the problem is “You’d like to find a husband or wife”, so the first thing to consider is whether you actually want to be married.
As a guy who has faced his fair share of rejections and successes in terms of dating, there are several observations I’d like to share about finding the right person to marry.
Think about how many people you meet through the course of a year or two.
By devoting most of your time to a relatively hopeless relationship, your deprive yourself of the chance of exploring other relationships that might give you what you want!
With every success or “failure” in this area, something new and interesting comes up.
Please be aware though that I am currently in love, so my analysis may be somewhat biased.
Well, that doesn’t require an actual “legal” marriage! Once you’ve figured out what a marriage entails (so that you know what to ask a potential husband / wife), the question is who to ask!