Dating two years no proposal
They’ve also supported one another through two economic recessions.
Yet society puts a stigma on those of us who aren’t married, as friends and family just add to the stress with constant inquiries: “What’s wrong with you? ” I am deeply familiar with this line of questioning. If we are in an otherwise happy, fulfilling, and committed relationship, is there still something bad or unhealthy about it?
Who wants to get married to someone they have to threaten into marrying? It’s been about nine months since my demands were not met. We’ve engaged in dozens of fights and quarrels—the particularly bad ones escalate to days of silence or camping out on the couch.
We are still together, but our situation is tense and tentative and has all the fun of living by an active volcano.
We have gone through so many things together and bring out the best in each other," she says.
"He complements me like no one else could." Maybe that’s enough.