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I love my boyfriend but worry because he doesn’t want to get married

I have been with my boyfriend for six years. We are not married, don’t have children (we don’t want them) and we live together. I am 29, he is 36. I think we have a good relationship and enjoy spending time together. I would like to get married (or at least engaged), but he says he doesn’t. We have had some bad arguments in the past, usually after drinking too much, but it’s settled down a lot in the past 18 months.

“I wonder,” says Kallenbach, “what your boyfriend’s real reasons are for not wanting to commit [in the way that you want].”

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