By Namrata Arora Last Updated:
Marriage is a true and soulful bond. One should enter this institution only if both the partners are more than sure that they will stick to it and nurture it until death does them apart. Taking it lightly and regretting your decision later could cost you everything- from your peace of mind and your reputation, to your health and more.
So, before you take the plunge, be absolutely sure that you are making the correct decision by asking yourself these 22 questions and getting a valid response to them too.
Being with one person for the rest of your life means there is no straying elsewhere. Are you the one man/woman kind of a person?
Traditionally, you would be expected to have kids after you get married. You may want them as soon as possible or sometime later. But, first ask yourself if you even like kids? Are you ready to be a responsible parent?
Are you being pressurised into getting married? Is it because your sister is in line, or your other friends are already married? Or, is this something that you really truly want from your heart?
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Even for arranged marriage. how long have the two of you actually known each other? Are you hurrying into things? Or, have the two of you been together for so long that getting married is the logical next step?
Are you ready to adjust into a joint family? Are you willing to share your home with many other relatives and say goodbye to your personal privacy? Or, would you prefer staying in a nuclear family?
Fights in every relationship are natural. It is weird if you never fight. But, are you always fighting about every little thing?
Getting married, in a way, is saying goodbye to a major part of your independence and personal space. Do you love your significant other so much that you are willing to give that up?
We know opposites attract; but what if, you do not have any interests or hobbies in common? If you have varied interests, then there are high chances that you would get bored with each other soon enough.
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Do you feel like you can conquer the world when you are with your partner? Does he or she give you the encouragement and the support you need? Do they make you feel beautiful inside out?
Do you always have to pretend to be someone you are not, just so that they like or approve of you?
Love, trust, commitment are all okay, but physical attraction is one of the key components of marriage. Do you feel annoyed when your partner tries to touch you and show intimacy?
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Some ‘me’ time is good and healthy for any relationship. But, are you selfless enough to put your partner and his/her needs before yours when the time comes?
Are you convinced that this will not turn into a point of bitter resentment between the two of you in the future?
In India, you do not marry just one person, you marry their entire family. If they make you feel out of place even before your marriage, do you think it is worth spending your whole life being ill-treated?
This is not just about you, right? Do you feel that your partner is giving you hints about not being ready themself by either fighting too much, not showing interest in the wedding planning, and just being excessively moody and difficult to please all the time?
You surely would not want to be with a person who has terrible body odour, or keeps the house messy. How is their sense of personal hygiene and bathroom etiquette?
Does this question come to your mind often? If marrying this person is what you want, you can never ever even in your wildest dreams regret it!
Do you like the way he looks and dresses? Or, do you constantly avoid introducing him to your friends? Do you like his job? Well, if you are not proud of him, you certainly do not love him for what he actually is.
How does forever and ever and ever sound to you? Being unfaithful to your spouse is the biggest form of betrayal that you can commit.
Do you have an escapist attitude and feel it is best to avoid confrontations? Or, does getting out of the relationship, thinking of a divorce and getting out of the relationship seem easier?
Are you ready to compromise for their dreams and aspirations? After all, marriage is all about little mutual compromises.
Are you uncertain of your choice and will always wonder whether you could have met someone better? Or, are you sure he/she is the one for you?
So, if these thoughts are clouding your mind then, you need to take some time off to think straight. Take the right decision before spoiling a lot more lives than just yours! And, if you are sure about the love of your life, then go ahead and tie the knot without any doubts.