Hashtag #LovesYouButWon'tMarryYou Trends as SA Discusses Life Partners

Hashtag #LovesYouButWon'tMarryYou Trends as SA Discusses Life Partners

- A new hashtag is dominating South African Twitter streets, #LovesYouButWon'tMarryYou

- Many locals are using the hashtag to share what they think about having a life partner as opposed to getting married to the person that you love

- While some think life partners are just excuses for people who fear the actual commitment of marriage, others think it's the perfect arrangement

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A new hashtag, #LovesYouButWon'tMarryYou, is being used on Twitter to discuss a big relationship factor and that is making the decision to have a life partner as opposed to choosing to wed and have a husband or a wife the way it's been done for many years.

Many people quite prefer to have a life partner because it's simply what works for them. Others however just do not understand why people would choose to be with a partner forever who they never want to marry.

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Briefly.co.za explores some of the opinions on the topic made by South Africans who have been using the hashtag in numbers to share what they think about choosing a life partner instead of getting married.

Read their thoughts below:

@Lunga_Shezi94 said:

"#LovesYouButWontMarryYou. This is a strategy set by black people to avoid having families because families require obedient people. It's a standard set for people who don't want a designed principled relationship because they still want to be little boys and girls at age 35 - 65."

@mneroski said:

"I’ll speak for myself, I ended my relationship with a lady I wanted to marry because we both realised that we simply won’t afford marriage, especially because we’re black. I have a struggling business and have debt, I can’t dream of affording lobola and everything else."
Hashtag #LovesYouButWon'tMarryYou Trends as SA Discusses Life Partners

Locals have shared their thoughts on having a life partner as opposed to getting married. Image: @MacNyanda
Source: Twitter

@Blesserd_Souls asked:

"So y'all wanna date as if y'all married, but don't wanna get "married"? #LovesYouButWontMarryYou"
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@LEBS_ZULU said:

"Aowa... God created marriage for a reason. Life partner selo mang?? Tjo ai, that bus can leave me shem. #LovesYouButWontMarryYou"

In other Briefly.co.za news, there's a lot of hype around Valentine's Day and what comes with the hype is many expectations. A woman called Maphindy fell far short of these expectations after she forwarded a message to her bae on the special day as opposed to writing something sweet and original.

In a screenshot of the convo shared by @uKhayegema, Maphindy forwards her bae a Valentine's Day text which she received from someone else, but he obviously would have appreciated something original, judging by his response:

"Really Maphindy? A fowarded text?" he wrote.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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