8 reasons why people get married

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Why people get married

It used to be natural to marry each other if you were together for a long time. Nowadays, this is no longer the case. There are plenty of people who only live together as partners and have no desire to get married. Nevertheless, getting married is still a big desire for many people. Many girls have their dream wedding all figured out and that is nothing for nothing. After all, a wedding is one of the most beautiful moments of your life.

A lot of time and effort goes into the organisation, from the venue to the wedding dress to the dinner. The day is all about you and your partner and your love for each other. Therefore, there are plenty of reasons to say yes to each other and they vary from person to person and situation to situation. This article lists some of the reasons to get married.

1. Because It feels like the next step

One of the simplest reasons to say yes to each other is because it feels like the next step. This has to do with the feeling of connection. For many people, it feels marry as the ultimate way to be connected and show each other love. It can therefore feel good to get married when you have been together for a longer period of time to get even closer to each other.

Everyone may know that you want to stay together forever, but you especially want to let each other know, tell each other in vows. So, in this case, it is expressing love to each other and to celebrate love with each other. What better way than a big wedding party?

Pregnant bride

2. The Surety

Following on from this, it can offer just a little more security for some people. Of course, it does not mean that if you do not get married you cannot stay together forever, but for some people, exchanging the words 'till death do us part' can still provide just that extra dash of security they lack when this is not recorded.

This does not mean that there is no trust in the relationship otherwise, but only that there is no need for any worries. After all, you know for sure that you and your partner belong together.

3. Because it's fun

Another simple reason is because it is fun to experience. As a bride, you get to put on a beautiful wedding dress and get all pretty by a professional make-up artist (MUA). Also, as a bride and groom, you see how rich you are in people because everyone there has their own story with the bride and groom. A wedding day is a day where everyone opens up. You often hear things from people close to you that you have never heard before.

4. Because he or she wants it

It could also be that you have nothing to do with getting married, but your partner does or vice versa. Maybe you've already had several proposal done and you were told 'no' every time. But it could also just be that at some point your partner says 'yes' because he or she knows you want it. That person then chooses to get married out of love for you and to make you happy. An ultimate sign of love, then!

Getting married in church
Cultural wedding

5. Faith or a culture

Another reason to get married may be by faith. If both of you or one of you is religious, it may just be that this is required by faith. Of course, it remains a choice to do this or not, but many people like to follow this rule and enjoy sharing their love with God. Therefore, these weddings are often at a divine location, such as a church or mosque.

Also, there are certain cultures where getting married is one of the norms of life. In this case, it will also be expected that you go by the way. In addition, different cultures also bring different wedding customs that only apply at the wedding. Think, for example, of a special dance or special clothing. Through these cultural customs and traditions, you are sure to create a unique celebration to remember!

6. Emigrating abroad

It could also just be that you have fallen madly in love with someone abroad. Have you been in a long-distance relationship for a while or do you live with one and then the other for several weeks at a time? Then sometimes it can be easier to decide that one of you will permanently move to the other's country. To make this process a little easier, it is sometimes useful to be married. This also applies if you and your partner both want to move abroad. Not everywhere, in fact, registered partnerships are recognised. Such a turning point in your lives is the ideal time to make your love official.

7. From a financial or legal point of view

Besides moving abroad, there is another practical reason to get married. Namely, it can be more financially advantageous to be married. Especially if you plan to buy a house together, it can be useful to be officially married. This is because if you are not, you will need each other's legal permission to pay off the house. This can also get complicated in the future when you want to sell the house. Many couples therefore decide that this is a good time to get married.

In addition, being married comes with a number of legally established rules. For instance, you do not have to testify against your husband or wife in a court case. But it can also sometimes come in handy in everyday life. For example, it is easier when you have or want children. This is because your partner then automatically gets custody of the (future) children. In addition, you also have a standard entitlement to survivor's pension. Your partner will also have automatic custody of your assets after your death. As a result, you do not have to worry about drawing up or amending a will and all this is already taken care of. These are things you can also get when you opt for registered partnership, but that involves a bit more work.

8. You make wonderful memories

While the last few reasons above are mostly very practical, don't forget that a wedding is one of the most special days of your life. No other celebration you will give in your life will be as big as your wedding. There is nothing wrong with planning often starting almost a year before the wedding takes place. This period is accompanied by new experiences and therefore new memories. Think of the bachelor party, for example: a unique experience and a way to get to know your friends in a slightly different way. The day itself will also create wonderful memories. After all, at your wedding, the people who are most important to you will come. Everyone is festively dressed and comes to celebrate love with you. They will tell fun, touching or funny stories about your bond and it is the perfect day to show not only your partner, but also your friends and family how much you care. What could be better than a day when everyone comes together and dances with each other, enjoys a delicious dinner and laughs?

What is your reason for getting married? Let us know in the comments!

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