Originally Posted by jeffb
Marriage sucks!! At least that's from where i sit. Not many people i've known that have been married (if still together) seem all that happy. Same with having kids imo. It's all great in theory and we're all told it's what we should want to do, get married...have kids, blahh, blahh, blahh.
I mean if it's for you, enjoy. I'm not saying nobody should get married. But i like my freedom too much. I have a friend at work that got married about 3-4 years ago and they just had their second child. He was so looking forward to all of it. Now he's dragging his ass to work, tired and tells me that if i don't want kids to not have any. I was over at their place a few months back and i said i had to go home and him and his wife said they envied me for going home to peace and quiet and that i see my GF only about twice a week, just as their 2 year old threw a toy at my friends face.
That's when i got the fuck outta there, with a slight headache which subsided the minute i got home to serenity.
I give credit to anyone that can get married, stay happy and make it work for decades. And it's becoming more and more rare to see.
Yeah, there is a bit of negativity in here...lol
But the way I see it, there's a hint of positivity in Jeff's post. People should do what works for them; they should not assume marriage and kids equals happiness. It's important to grow up and figure out what YOU really want, rather than doing what you think you're supposed to do.