‘Moreover BTO, why do guys wanna get married?’ — Netizen asks and says he sees no different advantages to marriage and having children

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Is getting your individual place the most important advantage of getting married in Singapore?

One Redditor, who wrote in a much-commented thread on Thursday, claimed he sees “no different advantages to marriage and children.”

The submit from BigAd2377 confirmed his perspective on marriage, because it paints an image of a person with no money and time for himself, surrounded by “crying infants”.

As a single, he argued, life is satisfying and free, whilst he has little free time due to work.

“Must take a care of crying infants.

No time for your self, no time for gaming, no time for hobbies.

No cash for your self as all go to spouse and children.

I discover that its way more satisfying being single as I’ve the liberty to do no matter I need anytime I need.

My every day life is simply sleep, eat, fitness center, work, recreation, and repeat and I already discover not having a lot time for myself after work.

I ponder how married {couples} with children deal with life particularly in Singapore the place it’s so disturbing.”

He then obtained recommendation from a person who first grew to become a father at 38 years outdated. “Marriage and Parenting are a few of the most troublesome issues folks will do their complete lives. The reward is a full coronary heart if finished proper. In any other case staying single could also be higher,” the commenter wrote.

One other wrote that marriage and a household preserve the loneliness away, particularly when increasingly more of 1’s friends themselves get married.

Others inspired him to take a much less self-centred perspective.

“Marriage is just not about your self. It’s a union of individuals, you maintain that union.

Constructing one thing in life offers which means to life for some,” wrote one Redditor.

One other chimed in, “Life isnt all the time suppose to be simple however having a household helps you look ahead to somebody on the finish of the day..

Belief me once you flip 60 you’re gonna want somebody there for you.”

One addressed the housing side of the submit.

“Everybody has their private causes/strain/circumstances when making choices and I don’t suppose there’s a common reply to it. Nevertheless, I’m very positive BTO is just not a type of.”

One other commenter suggested the person to “You do you – so long as you’re having fun with your life and really feel fulfilled, don’t get married,” however to be prepared to alter this as nicely.


Netizen determined to be child-free says having children shouldn’t be ‘dictated by public coverage, GDP per capita, or supporting ageing inhabitants’

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