Love

Reunited with Married Friends

Singles are often pressed to make even unsuitable relationships into long term ones when their friends get married, and the pressure can cause them to...

Marriage

An Accommodating Spouse

Marriage, like dating, progresses in steps. Two people begin their marriage with goals, but these are not always set in stone. One person may say...

Marriage

A Celebration Of Love And Diversity

Organising a wedding is always a big undertaking, but when it involves the merging of different cultures, it brings its own unique set of challenges...

Marriage

Arranged Marriages

There are still some societies today that believe arranged marriages are for the best. This alleviates the need for dating, and having young people make...

Marriage

The Need for a Confidante

One of the best advantages of being in a serious relationship is having a confidante. This is the person that is told all the important...

Marriage

Inter-racial Marriages

Interracial marriages can bring a unique set of challenges and rewards to any union. While there are an increasing number of successful couples who have...

Marriage

Companionship without Marriage

Few people can go through life completely alone, and society has long counted on this to enforce the concept of marriage. A person who does...

Marriage

The Need to Stay Single

There is a saying that love makes the world go round. Many people believe that true love will be part of a long term relationship...

Love

Being Suddenly Single Again

Married couples depend upon each other in many different ways, and it affects how they socialize with friends and family. Those who have found their...

Love

A Friend for Dating

Singles without their own long term relationship may be pushed by their married friends, and the situation can become awkward over time. Rather than buckling...

There often seems to be two groups of people in the world. There are those that are married and those that are not. It is almost as if people go through a major change once they get married. They have made a commitment to build their life together. They then want to see all their friends enter into the same type of committed relationship. This often divides even close friends. Not everyone is cut out for marriage.

For those that do not want to get married, spending time with married friends is sometimes difficult. Their friends want to see them in a solid relationship with a future. No longer are casual dates welcomed at group events. Every date is scrutinized as if they will be a lifetime partner. The pressure is on and many single people tend to drop married friends until they have become involved in a serious relationship.