ASSIGNMENT:

Is marriage not for you?

Last updated 10:41 03/01/2016
FAIRFAX NZ

Have you decided getting married is just not for you?

Related Links

Happy de facto anniversary, darling De facto claim fails in divorce case despite 27-year affair Pope honours not so 'holy joes' for 60 years of marriage Traffic charge follows marriage proposal that shuts highway Boyfriend sets hearts aflutter with elaborate marriage proposal at Christchurch pool Love without marriage: Meet the couples shunning 'I do'

Relevant offers

Assignments

Tech at work can be a wonderful cloud-based experience More tourists than Kiwis: Can we cope? Pick your All Blacks 2016 team Your views on paid parental leave How can the US solve its gun problem? How did childhood sport shape you? Muhammad Ali: Pay tribute to the boxing legend Have you got an office pet? What do you love about your city? Married or de facto? What's best for kids

Love without marriage? Have you done it?

In Australia, a growing number of couples in committed long-term relationships who have children (or intend to) and share a home and finances, have decided not to say I do.

Have you made a similar call on marriage? We'd love to hear your reasons for avoiding the altar. 

Or, if you are married, what does your marriage mean to you?

Did you marry because it was expected of you?

Is it a religious symbol of your commitment? Or is it a license that gives some legal framework to your relationship?

Share your marriage, or lack of, story with us by clicking the green button.

As always, we like reader stories of at least 300 words.


View all contributions
Ad Feedback
Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content