Audrey Hendrix, 35 years old
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I, for the life of me, cannot understand how a woman ever finds herself in this predicament. Men tend to carry the most blame when situations like this are queued up for discussion. If a woman is dating a man for 10 years or moreshe has every right to ask dating 7 years still not married man if marriage is on the table. Two things here, ladies. One, this is your life. Take control of it. Secondly, if a man is scared of you wanting to be married at some point during your lifetime and runs away, he did you a favor. Better for him to run away now than to waste 10 or more years of your life keeping you in a perpetual state of limbo.
I just heard about a young woman who ended a 10 year relationship with her college sweetheart. She wanted to get married. I was shocked. Ten years.
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Heidi Glenn. So you've been with your partner for a long time. It's time to start considering yourselves common-law married, a sort of "marriage-like" status that triggers when you've lived together for seven years. For one, common-law marriage, which traces its roots to old English law, isn't a nationwide thing. Dating 7 years still not married exists in only a small number of states. Unless you live in one of those states, getting hitched will involve an official "I do" ceremony. Alabama had been one of the states that recognize common-law marriages, but it recently moved to abolish it, a trend that has been taking place nationwide for years. Also, that common-law marriage kicks in after partners live together for a certain period of time? That's a flat-out myth. Couples may eschew a formal, licensed marriage for any number of reasons, like hesitating to make a public commitment or never getting around to making it official.
I have been dating the same man for over 10 dating 7 years still not married and I am still waiting for a proposal! We have been through everything a married couple has and more. We lived separately the first 5 years and then we purchased a home together because I got tired of waiting. He is an alcoholic and has been sober for 3 years. We have been through counseling, have joined a church and we live as a married couple. Any time I bring up the subject of marriage it is never the right time to talk about it or he changes the subject. I am going to be turning 36 this year and my biological clock is ticking away.
CNN -- Gowns have been fitted, caterers have been contracted and venues rented as June marks the busiest period of wedding season. But not all long-term couples will be heading down the aisle, according to Hannah Seligson's book, " A Little Bit Married. Seligson explores the trend of serious twenty- and thirty-something couples who invest years and even a decade in a relationship without the intention of ever getting married. Just because a couple plays house by cohabitating or taking vacations with each other's families, that doesn't necessarily equate to marriage , Seligson said. The median age of marriage is at a record high about 26 for women and 28 for men , according to the U. Census Bureau in