I'm a 70's baby and I think that my generation is the last who really care about being married. A ton of people my age have either tried it or wanted to, but 1980 and beyond, I'm not so sure.
- You want someone to do happy hour with you every now and then.
- You want a plus one to social gatherings.
- You want someone to text you "good morning" and "good night".
- You want someone make small talk with via text when there's a break at work.
- You want someone to contact to fill that intimacy void when you're lonely and in need of something physical.
- You want to feel like you're in a relationship without actually being in a relationship.
- You don't want the commitment.
- You don't want the pressure of remembering and shopping for anniversaries and birthdays.
- You don't want the difficult conversations that come along with finding long-term compatibility.
- You don't want the same person in your face every... single... day.
Because you haven't put in the effort. That "everyone is a winner" mentality you learned as a kid is the reason you're sitting around waiting on your participant trophy.
- You don't want to invest in a relationship, but you want to reap all of the benefits.
- You don't want to make yourself a better candidate for someone to want you because you work harder on our Match.com profile than you do on your personality.