We all have our individual pressures hurled at us when the marriage cards are being played. The narratives are always the same. Get married and give us grandchildren before we die or get married because you are not getting any younger as if marriage could be bought from the mall.
Society has made marriage the ultimate in a woman’s life— you are never complete as a woman irrespective of how much success you have clocked if and when you do not get married. Marriage is beautiful but there really is no need to pressure anyone to get themselves in to.
Actress Gloria Safo says she is under a lot of pressure to get married especially during family gatherings. According to the actress, her little sister is married so we can only imagine how uncomfortable her shoes would be.
Becca’s marriage has mounted a lot of pressure on our female celebs. Looks like everyone expects all of the unmarried ones to get married because she is married.
We have had followers asking Yvonne Nelson and Yvonne Okoro amongst others to get the rings already because they are equally not getting any younger.
“Me personally, the one after me is married, so when it gets to the gatherings and family meetings and all that, chalie, the bashing is too much everybody.
“Especially, when you are fortunate and have a good big body like me….. eei you are growing ooo, you are growing, it is emotionally stressful. The society, the pressure is too much, the pressure is too much on me, ” she told ‘Late Afternoon Show’ hosted by Berla Mundi.