Dating for 5 years now what
The fact that he has not asked you to marry him is truly a big red flag.
Many women settle and try to convince themselves that marriage is only "a piece of paper.” If it’s only a piece of paper, why are there so many marriages each year?
There are many reasons why your man might be dragging his feet, but often it just comes down to the fact that women typically feel ready for marriage before most men.
“Historically men have been more eager to marry when they’re financially secure, and women have wanted to marry when they wanted children,” Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and renowned love researcher, tells explains it, “He first needs to feel like he knows what he’s doing in the world and where he’s going; women are more concerned about who they’re going with.” Men typically like to feel financially secure and feel as though they have a firm footing on a career path before they take the plunge.
” and “I’m not going to stick around in limbo, you know.” Eventually, our conversations became completely consumed by the marriage question.
After all, if a guy’s in love, he should stop at nothing, right?
When our relationship hit a plateau and my husband seemed to be perfectly content with the status quo, I became discouraged, thinking, “this isn’t how it’s supposed to be.” Then, when my husband started feeling the pressure I put on him, he began to get discouraged for the same reason.
There is no one I’d rather Netflix and chill with or go to a party with.
There’s something to be said for new and exciting, but I’ll take my “boring old married couple” relationship instead any day.