15 Clues He's Never Going to Propose

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I get it. You're ready to walk down the aisle in your puffy white dress and meet Mr. Right at the altar. Then you'll waltz back down that aisle hand-in-hand and live Happily Ever After. That's what you're dreaming of, isn't it?

But what happens if your would-be Mr. Right doesn't pop the question? How will you know if that puffy white dress is in your future?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but there are definite signs he won't be asking for your hand. Here are a few of the clues your guy will not propose -- now, soon, or ever ...

1) He shudders when you bring up marriage -- anyone's marriage. 

2) He refers to marriage as "death" or "an outdated institution."

3) Whenever anyone else announces their engagement, he tells them why they shouldn't get married.

4) He's up-to-date on ALL the divorce statistics and likes to quote them at random.

5) He says that he's happily UN-married to anyone who ever asks about wedding bells. When asked about marriage, he responds, "I'm married to my job -- what else could I want?"

6) He's big into traveling for work (see #5).

7) He hangs with other single dudes -- a lot of them. Guys who want to get married generally have at least some married friends, it's true. His friends? Happy bachelors.

8) He's not interested in having you meet his family. Guys introduce their girlfriends to their families when they're really serious about them. When they're not, they don't.

9) Sure, he talks about his future, but you're never in those plans. 

10) He's entirely uninterested in YOUR future plans too.

11) He's really focused -- on himself. He can't seem to be able to look past his own awesomeness to truly love and support you the way you need to be loved and supported.

12) He's extremely picky and can't accept that a relationship may have imperfections and "the perfect woman" is a figment of his imagination. He has unrealistic expectations of relationships and women in general.

13) The minute the going gets rough? He gets going. Rather than handle relationship problems head-on, he runs away (figuratively AND literally) until they're resolved.

14) He's afraid of the financial burden of being the head of a family.

15) His mama doesn't like you much -- and he isn't afraid to tell you.

What are some other signs he's NOT going to propose?


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Marlo Rocci

Sexist. You're assuming women can't be so obsessed with their careers not to get married. Why is non-marriage always a "guy" problem?

Marlo Rocci

16. You're barely worth dating, you're certainly not worth marrying. (let's put a little of this on the ladies, shall we?)

Marlo Rocci

17.  That fact that you've been together for a couple months is not an excuse to gain 50 pounds.

Marlo Rocci

18. The deadly combination of having read the divorce laws in his state and not being a total idiot.

nonmember avatar A BiPolar Guy

Add this one - they react like Mario to an article like this. Hey Mario! This place is aimed primarily at women so they don't write articles for men wondering if their girlfriend will ever marry them. Nowhere in the article does it suggest only men won't commit. #16 If that's the situation stop stringing her along and move on. #17 Sorry you give your girlfriends so much misery and self esteem esteem issues they turn to food for comfort. Sorry for them, I mean. Stop abusing them emotionally or break it off so they can move on. #18. No one's a total idiot, but if that's really your reason, you are an idiot. If you are so concerned about losing your money get a lawyer to make a pre-nup. Personally I think pre-nups are for people who shouldn't get married in the first place though. I say man or woman if you are asked to sign one, walk away.

nonmember avatar Get_Real

Mario is a total moron.

Sonia Moore

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