A fundamental requirement for a man and a woman, should they wish to be together, provided both being within the legal requirements, certain women for men are forbidden and vice versa.
To understand the importance of marriage, let us imagine family as a house before building can take place in any scenario, the foundation has to be verified and solid, otherwise, it is will not last except a few moments or less than it and anger the Lord of the worlds to a great extent.
Islam does not require celibacy as He understands the needs of humans.
What is a better way to express these feelings than with a life to after-life partner commitment?
Know that though what you look for, you will soon find the opposite except, the one who is looking for a pious companionship.
The one you find for beauty, at first they will be beautiful, you will soon then see their flaws, no human is perfect except in design.
The one you find to attain for paradise and work towards it has been given every other quality, which was not expected nor wanted.
An illicit relationship in the media portrays a disrespect of women, also having children outside of marriage.
This is a great transgression!
Merely saying that marriage does not express their love, is an excuse to stay away from commitment.
The whole reason why you should get married is to avoid terrible consequences, also it is for love and not lust if indeed marriage is what you are seeking.
Personally, do not believe in the belief of providing a ring, diamond traders currently have the monopoly and with advertising, that is what they want you to think.
How is it disrespectful towards women?
Allow for an explanation.
If the man does not believe in the Hereafter, hell is waiting for him.
Thus, inviting the woman to join him!
What other reason would even come close to sufficient than the one just given?
A partner was made for every individual, you have to firstly, invoke Him.
A man as a creation is also equal to two females.
But both, if they believe and do righteous deeds, they will have their reward by Him!