Why Are People Staying Single for Longer or Not Even Getting Married Anymore?

4 Societal Issues Causing Extended Seasons of Unwanted Singleness

why are people not getting married anymore

1 Corinthians 7:8-9

There are countless reasons Christians remain single even when they wish they were married. They usually fall somewhere in between “It’s just not in God’s plan right now” and “You are doing something wrong that is keeping you single.”

5 Signs God Is Preparing You to Stop Negative Thought Patterns Keeping You Single

1 Kings 19:14-18

Some Christian singles are perfectly content remaining single, which means they are probably called to a life of singleness. While we should all find our ultimate contentment and joy in Christ, it’s okay to not want to be single as long as your ultimate joy is in Christ. Marriage is a blessing for those who want it.

So if you are in a season of unwanted singleness, here are 5 negative thought patterns that could be keeping you single which God wants you to reject.

3 Ways to Stop Satan from Keeping You Single

1 John 4:4

Marriage is a gift from God for those who have been blessed with this gift, and according to 1 Corinthians 7:7, singleness is a blessing from God as well. Therefore, it would not be biblical to say that Satan is trying to keep everyone single, but it is biblical to say that Satan always wants God’s people to do the opposite of what God wants.

Why Won’t God Just Give You a Spouse?

3 Reasons God Won’t Just Give You a Spouse?

why is God keeping you single

1 Chronicles 14:11

The word I’m focusing on in this article is “just.” Why won’t God “just” give you a spouse? When people ask this question, they are asking for the reasons why God will not just make their future spouse appear in their life? Why won’t God just let you bump into that person he wants you to marry? Why won’t God just put flashing lights around him or her and say, “This one? Marry this one!”

4 Tips If You Feel Sad After Another Friend Gets Married While You Are Still Single

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1 Peter 5:7

When you see another engagement announcement on social media, how does it make you feel? What should you do when another friend asks you to be in their wedding but inside you are grieving that you are still single? How should you respond when many of your friends are beginning to have babies while you have not even gotten married yet?