CDZ Growing trend?

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    I am actually very good friends with a young man who is almost 30 and is still waiting for "Ms. Right" to come along. I told him that you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you meet your princess, but you will definitely meet her one of these days, so don't fear and don't rush into anything that you aren't ready for. :)
     
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    I always warn my son about girls/women too. You can't be too careful who you get involved with, seriously. You have to be very choosy if you are looking for a serious relationship. Just think about some of the people you know and their marriages and/or divorces. You can avoid all of that . . . unnecessary drama if you are just more careful about who you get with.
     
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    Damn, I know so many people and have heard so many stories about how they were royally screwed over by their "spouse." Makes one kind of sour to the whole idea of marriage, you know? Especially when you grew up with two people who were married but who really didn't get along at ALL.
     
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    All I know is the information that was provided in the OP

    That is all I can comment on
     
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    A lot of guys probably want to wait to get in a serious relationship until they have a bank account and a steady income, etc., which is also a very good move.
     
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    Well, how many people probably say they are giving up dating, only to be dating someone the next week? Lol. :D
     
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    Maybe...but they don't just do what their parents did...
     
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    You quoted him but I don't see that stated in the quote.

    In any event, not everyone wants kids or should have kids. Some believe it would be the "end of an enjoyable life" for them and that decision should be respected.

    As to the OP - If we consider ONLY the given information in the OP, his mother is widowed. We don't know if she works or is well off or not but this reminds me of the screeching we heard over ObamaCares allowing a family to stay on the same insurance policy until each child reaches the age of 26.

    Why not? Why would anyone be against families staying together? Ostensibly caring and taking care of each other?

    There could be reasons we don't know about but I suspect that, most often, the deciding factor is money. A middle age woman alone? My bet is she's glad he's there.
     
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    It sounds like just the opposite.

    One's life IS a blank canvas. In my parent's day, you were expected to be married young and work at the same job until you dropped dead or were presented with a gold watch.

    People had pensions they had earned, as well as Social Security. big corporations have taken earned pensions away. Just ripped them out from under those who had earned them.

    Every few days, there's another article about how middle aged and elderly had not saved and invested. Makes sense to stay single, save money, invest and save. Marry later or not at all. Have kids later or not at all.
     
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    No you commented on your assumptions
     

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