Marriage pacts for the future - yay or nay?

Marriage pacts for the future - yay or nay?

It's not uncommon to make a pact along the lines of 'If we're still single at 30 or 35 or 40, let's get married' with a close friend, but would you?

Best friend pacts
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Many people have jumped on this trend. You're single and afraid of being alone for the rest of your life. You turn to your best friend and you see an opportunity: "If we are still single by the age of 30, 35 or 40, will you please marry me?"

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Sounds great, right? However, I wonder if people go through with their promise when the time comes?

Interestingly, it turns out some of them do, and I think the idea of a marriage pact is lovely!

We've seen it on TV series, and somehow it came true on 'How I Met Your Mother' after 11 seasons of the show!  

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Having been in a committed relationship/marriage for the last 15 years, it's hard to imagine being with anyone but Mr T, but if I were single and had a single guy mate who was kind, caring, and also single, then I'd say by the time we're 40, let's get involved.

After doing some digging, it turns out that this type of pact has worked out perfectly for several couples. Love wins always!

Now that I've given you some facts, are you for or against this trend, and why?

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Let me know by commenting below or share your own stories with me.

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