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Why young men are shying away from marriage (2)

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The dream of every man is to walk down the aisle with the woman of his dream and be happy ever after, but it seems that aspiration is fast going into oblivion. Men and women seem to be shying away from marriage, as some end up as baby mama’s or single parents. ENCOMIUM Weekly sampled opinions of eligible young men and women to know if they are truly scared of the institution…

 

OWOLABI SAHEED

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

No, it’s not true. I’m 25 and I am looking at settling down in about two years.

Why?

Some people might be taking their time before they do that.

What is the right age for men to get married?

I believe once a guy is 30/31, he should get ready for marriage.

 

‘People are still getting married ‘-ADEOLA BENSON

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

No, that is not true. People are still getting married.

Why?

People get married every week.

What is the right age for men to get married?

We have more percentage of unmarried ladies than unmarried men.  A man should get married when he has a job that can cater for his wife and children, irrespective of age.

 

‘Ladies are shying away from marriage’ -TOLULOPE BELLO

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

I don’t think so, I will rather say ladies are shying away from marriage.

Why?

Ladies give impossible targets and expect a young man to have it all before they can marry such a man.

What is the right age for men to get married?

A man should get married when he is 29 or 30.

 

‘They see marriage as additional responsibility’ – OLAMIDE AGBELOBA

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

Yes, many of them are running away from marriage.

Why?

They are enjoying all the benefits of marriage while being single. They see marriage as additional responsibility. And they don’t feel they should be tied down.

What is the right age for men to get married?

A man should be married at 30.

 

‘Men are afraid of commitment’ – EMMANUEL DAVIES

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

Many men are running away from marriage. Yes, that is true.

Why?

Men run away from marriage because of so many reasons. Some men are afraid of commitment. Some run away from responsibility, some have not found the right partner. Some are not willing to get married. Some are just not lucky when it concerns love.

What is the right age for men to get married?

29 is okay.

 

‘He does not want commitment’ – MAYOWA BABANIFE

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

It is true that men are shying away from marriage. Some don’t even have it in mind to get married.

Why?

I have a friend who likes girls. He can sleep with any one he likes. He does not see any reason to settle down. He does not want commitment.

What is the right age for men to get married?

When he is matured enough to handle responsibility.

 

‘It is not easy to do wedding ceremony’- SAMUEL BRIGHT

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

Men are shying away from marriage, that is true.

Why?

Men are shying away because it is not easy to stage that wedding. I know of a guy who had to call off his wedding because his wife to be demanded too much as they were planning their wedding. He couldn’t afford all she wanted. Till now, the girl is not married.

What is the right age for men to get married?

When he knows he is ready. A good accommodation on ground. He has a means of livelihood.

 

‘I have a lot of married friends’ – KAZEEM OLAORE

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

I don’t think so.

Why?

I have a lot of married friends. The two that are not married will soon get married. One will get married this year and the other next year.

What is the right age for men to get married?

32.

 

‘I feel it’s not yet time -TAYO AJISOLA

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

I think it is true and that’s for different reasons.

Why?

For some, they have so many women at their disposal and can’t seem to choose one. For others, it is finance, while for others it is simply the love of freedom. As for me, I am in my late 20’s and I am not ready though I have found the one I want to marry, I just feel it’s not yet time.

What is the right age for men to get married?

The right age for men to get married would be from 27.

 

‘There are few marriageable women out there’- FEMI ADEBANJO

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

No!

Why?

There are few marriageable women out there. They just want to be girlfriends, they don’t show seriousness.

What is the right age for men to get married?

At 25, because that’s when I plan to marry. That’s two years from now.

 

‘They will only get married when they are ready’ – OGBONNA IBIAM

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

At all.

Why?

They will only get married when they are ready. There are many factors involved.

What is the right age for men to get married?

  1. By the he will be able to cater for his family. By 55, he’s not paying school fees again. He will have time and the children will cater for him in return.

 

‘Most guys are scared of commitment’ – DEJI ADEGBOYEGA

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

Yes, while some are not.

Why?

Most guys are scared of commitment. As soon as they feel like the other party is getting too serious and maybe itching for more like, move in with him, talking about marriage, he won’t wait for the lady to get pregnant because he knows that that is the next thing that will happen. He will quickly look for an excuse to get he out of his way.

What is the right age for men to get married?

I think 30 is okay.

 

‘Some don’t have enough resources’ – TOLU ADEBOWALE

Is it true that young men are shying away from marriage?

Yes, and for some no!

Why?

For yes, some guys will never be able to settle down because they don’t want to miss out on the next potential conquest. Guys like this are immune to love. They close themselves off to real emotion, connection and instead focus only on the physical. No, because some don’t have enough resources to settle down yet.

What is the right age for men to get married?

At maximum should be 40, although it’s not advisable. Minimum should be 28 to 30.

  • SHADE WESLEY-METIBOGUN and NKECHINYERE IBEMERE

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