Why does life need to be perfect and what happened to just getting a wife?
It used to be young people got married and had children and lived happily ever after. Why do people not do this as much now? Young people are told they have to go out and have fun and make something of themselves. We seem to have to go through numerous partners, everything from spouses to one night stands. I'd love to just get a wife and get on with my life but it seems everyone my age don't want to settle down just yet. Why not?
Asked By: Scott - 5/17/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Life was never easy, trust me. If it was then we wouldn't have all the legal protections we do today for no-fault divorce (to make the process less cumbersome and embarrassing for people who both want to get divorced), anti-domestic violence laws, counseling and therapy services, child abuse laws and so on. The... More
Answered By: ibuildfuru - 5/17/2012
Additional Answers (10)
'Cause now they want to think for themselves !! HA !! If you join the Army, Uncle Sam will issue you a wife, if he thinks you need one ... He knows best ....
Answered By: rick29148 - 5/17/2012
It's all becuase we have higher expectations!
Answered By: kpopp - 5/17/2012
Times change. Try and keep up.
Answered By: always learning - 5/17/2012
My husband and I got married and had kids young, we both were 23. We are very happy and enjoy our settled down life. One night stands and partying isnt all its cracked up to be.
Answered By: got2be - 5/17/2012
Well why don't you get married and not have children right away. It's not a mistake at all.
Answered By: Sam - 5/17/2012
Don't worry about others your age. Do what makes YOU happy. Honestly, I don't see any benefit to one-night-stands. Just a chance to pick up an STD and spend your life paying for an accidental pregnancy...
Answered By: Liza2 - 5/17/2012
Culture. Find an Asian wife from Hawaii, or a Midwestern wife from Idaho or Iowa. They have the kind of upbringing you are looking for.
Answered By: Dr. Jay - 5/17/2012
Seriously? No, seriously? '...love to just get a wife'...are you serious? Don't get me wrong. I'm married and love my wife, but this was NOT something that I pursued. I was PERFECTLY happy before I was married. I got married to make her happy, not to make me happy. Now, kids, that's another story. Guys shouldn't be... More
Answered By: RitchWilliams - 5/17/2012
Because greed has taken over. Not just young people wanting to live there life . Its about how can one live if they want to get married and have children .. The cost of housing warrants 2 people to work or they cant live . This makes people selfish.. I feel very sorry for the young as the pressure to enjoy life is... More
Answered By: June - 5/17/2012
Money..................no money......... no wife
Answered By: thinker - 5/19/2012
Fill your tweets with tales of technology. Begin your tale today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
New job opportunities added daily. Search & apply for DC jobs now.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.