Honestly, if we lived in another country with universal health care and where there weren't so many benefits for married folks, we probably wouldn't be married," says Becky, 30. But now having NEVER been married, f*ck yeah, it matters to me. We have a joint checking account, GGG sex, and I want to stay and grow with you as a person.
The reality likely differs for most, but I'm going to hang onto this last bit of optimism for a little while longer. The life stage is featured in The Sims Free Play with the Teenagers update, in which pre-teens can grow up to the teen life stage by completing a certain quest.Prior to the update, Sims can only grow as far as the pre-teen life stage.Brooke Marks and Avery Ray like to party so it's natural they get together on vacation to get down!They are on the bed in some skimpy lingerie getting naked for the camera.The teen life stage is not present in The Sims, as Sims in this game do not age.
Players can download custom head and body skins which can give a Sim the appearance of being a teen.
I'm not talking about the benefits of being able to say, "Cool! " but the other benefits, too, like tax breaks, shared expenses, double income, and, of course, getting to be princess for a day at your wedding. Then there are those who are totally down for the long run, but just don't think marriage is necessary. We asked the ladies their thoughts on being in a committed relationship with someone who has zero intention of getting married EVER.
Which is awesome for them, but what happens if their partner is hoping they'll put a ring on it? Is it totally cool, because convention sucks anyway?
In The Sims 2 and The Sims Stories, when a child becomes a teenager, their aspiration can be chosen by the player.
If Nightlife or later is installed, turn-ons and turn-offs are also assigned at this point.
I'd do it again, but it's more important for me to know my partner is committed to me than to have a ring and a piece of paper to confirm it," says Jen, 36."I'm happy with [commitment without marriage.] What we have is pretty much a marriage anyway. But for both of us, it's more of a hassle than it's worth,” says Joan, 29."[Marriage is] not that important. We're fully incorporated into each others' lives and familial relationships.