The driving force behind why people get married hasn’t changed much over the years. While it used to be that women were primarily concerned about marriage, it seems that now even men are worrying about how people view them when they aren’t married. However, there is a certain type of psychology behind why people truly get married. It seems that most get married to prove something. Whether they are getting married to prove to their families and friends that their lives are well put together or whether it’s because of financial gains. The reasons why people get married have remained the same for a number of years. The growing concern, though, is that because of people putting careers ahead of their personal lives, marriage will soon become something that is no longer on the top of people’s priority lists. After all it’s difficult to keep a marriage together when both participants are focused more on their careers than each other. People will continue to get married for love at times, but most of the time people are getting married to make a social point to others.