not incel, but never been "a couple" since I was 25. Some sex here and and there, but no more girlfirends, because to much hassle from my point of view
most of my friends are mariied or on their way to marriage, same for kids.
when we hang out sober during the day, they have the conventionnal "best thing in your life, a companion to share everything with, anonette has a friend, I'm sure you'd like her, etc..."
whrn comes 1a.m, and it's just the lads, drunk, they all start gushing about how they wish they were signle, and miss their freedom, and that I don't know my luck
If you meet a woman you can't live without, by all means go ahead, but most people get with someone out of fear of being alone, and because social norms require it.
I'm not some bitter incel, I have nothing against women, I just miss celibacy way more when in a relationship than having a gf when single
>"You'll die alone"
maybe, but marrying is not an antidote. people who divorce after 20+ years of their couple being 90+% of their social life are even more alone, and not used to loneliness, which destroys them