The institution of marriage has existed for thousands of years and partnership ceremonies, in one form or another, feature in pretty much every modern human culture.
In the past, marriages were often arranged, or set up by relatives. Nowadays, people entering into marriage often have more options regarding their choice of partner and indeed, whether they marry at all. With choices come responsibility, however, and to enter into marriage seriously in most cases means making a lifelong commitment.
So for those who are asking the question: Should I get married? I have put together a collection of the main issues that should be considered.
First of all, I have listed the pros and cons of getting married, which looks at the general advantages and disadvantages.
Secondly, I have put together a list of the questions that you might want to ask of your potential partner and yourself regarding your suitability for getting married.