Results for - Why Do People Get Married?

2,491 voters participated in this survey

Marriage, as romantic as it may seem, does not always occur because two people are in love. Some people marry for money, for companionship, to have kids, because they think the other person would be a good provider or parent, etc. What are your thoughts about marriage?

1. Do you think most people get married because of love?

Yes
66%
1,581 votes
No
17%
399 votes
Undecided
18%
420 votes

2. Do you think love alone is enough to sustain a marriage?

Yes
24%
584 votes
No
63%
1,508 votes
Undecided
13%
308 votes

3. For which one of the following reasons would you consider getting married?

Money
22%
518 votes
To have kids
27%
641 votes
The other person will be a good provider
30%
714 votes
Lonliness
31%
746 votes
None of the above
41%
986 votes
Other (please specify)
6%
133 votes

4. Do you agree with the statement that "marriage is hard work"?

Yes
84%
2,026 votes
No
7%
176 votes
Undecided
8%
198 votes

5. Are you married?

Yes
51%
1,213 votes
No
47%
1,132 votes
Undecided
2%
55 votes
09/12/2019 Love & Relationships 2491 95 By: melwhilby

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