Why Do Guys Not Want To Get Married? Here Are 12 Pretty Sad Reasons From Real Guys


So let's say you've been dating this person for a few years now. As far as you're concerned, they're "the one." They're the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, the person you want to have a family with, and, for you, part of spending the rest of your life together involves marriage. All your friends are getting married, Prince Harry is getting married, and now, you can help but wonder when it's your turn. You ask them, and to your dismay, they say they never want to get married. But why don't people want to get married?

Well, I can't speak for your person, but a recent Reddit thread asked men to explain why they don't ever want to get married. BRACE YOURSELVES for these guys' responses, because these are honestly pretty sad. From troubled family lives to watching friends go through the pain of divorce, these guys have all sorts of heart-wrenching reasons as to why they never want to tied the knot with someone. Of course, there are some dudes who just don't want to get married for no real emotional reason at all, for the most part, these guys got SUPER real. Here we go, people. Are you ready?

This guy saw too way many divorces in his lifetime.


This guy already had one terrible engagement experience that soured the idea of marriage for him.


This guy just doesn't have the urge anymore.


This guy recognizes he is too selfish to take care of someone else in the way he should.


This guy was already married before... and apparently, it didn't go well.


This guy has seen too many miserable married couples out there.


This guy just sees no benefit to it.


This guy doesn't think marriage will do anything to help his relationship.


This guy's parents' divorce scarred him.


This guy sees marriage as a gamble.


This guy has never seen a marriage end happily.


This guy doesn't trust the U.S. court system.


Next time your boyfriend or partner says they doesn't believe in marriage, cut them some slack and at least hear where they're coming from. You never know what their reasoning could be.

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