Marriage is an important journey in life that many people in the modern era feel pressured to take part in. This pressure can come from friends, family, society, or even our own thoughts.
This pressure can often lead people to make quick decisions about things they are unsure about. They might think “I want to get married” or “I need to get married” without truly understanding what marriage means for them.
Often, when people are feeling this pressure they don’t know how to say “no” or “leave me alone” or even “I am not ready” and end up agreeing to an engagement, even if it’s not what they truly want. They might think that their partner will stop it if it was wrong but their partner may be pressured into it too and they will both end up being married regardless of whether or not they really wanted it.
This may also come from the fact that they think it’s too late for them because other people their age or younger, have already gotten married.
The only way that we can avoid the pressure is by being clear with ourselves about what we really want and who we’d honestly rather be with for probably the rest of our life.
You can choose to leave the question unanswered :
With pressure from family, society, and the media, many young girls are under immense psychological pressure to get married. Some of them don’t even fully know who they are yet and what they want to do with their lives, but they already feel the need to get married because it’s “expected” of them.
Maybe it’s your own family or friends who are putting the pressure on you. It is so hard to say no or to explain why you don’t want to get married. You might feel like you owe them an explanation and also they might be so adamant that they won’t listen to any excuses.
In this case, you might find it easier to just ask to be left alone and to remember that you owe people nothing. Sometimes though, we put a lot of pressure on ourselves without needing anyone else doing it for us.
But, why are they pressuring you to get married?
Family members are often the main people who ask an unmarried woman when she will marry. Asking this question may be annoying for some women, but it is a sign of concern from family members.
Some women may feel confused and that it’s unreasonable to be pressured by their family members to marry. They feel that nobody should ever feel so comfortable to keep asking personal questions shamelessly. They may even feel that their relatives should rather worry about if they are happy with their life and satisfied with it instead.
It is important for individuals to know that they don’t have to answer these questions.
Throughout history, women have had to deal with being forced into marriage. They are often pressured by their family to get married or are asked when they will marry. It is necessary for people in their life who are close to them; like friends and family members, to be supportive of the decisions that they make about whether or not they want to get married and when.
A lot of people feel anxious about the idea of marriage. It is a big change in a person’s life and requires a lot of commitment. You have to learn how to live together, share responsibilities and manage finances, among other things. If you are not ready for that kind of commitment, then you should not rush into it just because you feel that your relatives are pushing you to take the big step.
To sum it up:
Whenever Valentine’s Day is around the corner, we will be bombarded with ads for weddings, but it’s important to remember that not everyone is eager to find a spouse.
Some people feel like they are under pressure from society, and some feel like they are pressured by their families. It can seem like there is no escape from the pressure.
When it comes to relatives being the cause of the pressure then the time has come for them to stop pressuring their daughters into marriage and to stop putting them in a situation where they have no choice but to obey their parents’ wishes. This may cause girls to be forced into an uncomfortable situation or awkward marriages for the rest of their lives, just to silence their parents which is not worth it at all.
On the other hand, the source of the pressure can also be ads and companies’ marketing that would make you believe that you need to get married or else your life won’t be fulfilled or happy. You need to remember that this isn’t true, so if you’re single enjoy and live your single days to the fullest. This way you can savor each phase of your life journey and not have any regrets when the time comes to move on to the next chapter of your life.