"I think my boyfriend is going to propose but I'm not ready for marriage"

"I think my boyfriend is going to propose but I'm not ready for marriage"

Getting married is one of the biggest commitments a person will make in their lifetime.

I think my boyfriend is going to propose but I'm not ready for marriage
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There comes a point in one's life where dating isn't just about having fun. It becomes a serious situation where you have to ask yourself: "Am I ready to spend the rest of my life with this person?"

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If you aren't ready to spend the rest of your life with someone, then what is the point of wasting their time and leading them on?

And if you do love someone so deeply and fondly, you shouldn't have any issue with staying with them for the rest of your life. Unless there are some other deep-seated character flaws (some would say red flags) within yourself that you probably need to work through.

READ: "I've been dating a married man but now I want to tell his wife" - KZN Listener

Hello, commitment issues and trust issues.

This week on #TheFixer, there could be a few of these rearing their ugly heads or it could be something completely different giving our stressed-out listener cold feet.

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Refilwe* has been in a committed relationship for over three years. She loves her boyfriend and wants to be with him, but she recently found something that has put doubts in her head.

And worst of all - she doesn't know how to talk to her boyfriend about it.

READ: Is marriage still a relevant concept in 2021?

Take a listen as she explains what exactly is going on:

(*name has been changed to protect the identity of the listener)

Here is the best advice KZN, Stacey and J Sbu had to offer Refilwe:

Just a few weeks ago, Stacey and J Sbu had asked KZN, "If you aren't dating with the intent to marry, why date at all?"

This is what they had to say:

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