Feeling the Pressure of Getting Married

Proposals. Engagements. Bridal Showers. Babies. Baby Showers. Baptism. I’M FEELING THE PRESSURE, alright.

Personal Musings - Pressure of Getting Married Dec 28 2014

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Not that there is anyone pressuring me but I’m feeling uneasy about all these events. My competitive self is having this anxiety and heart-twitching feeling. I know these things are not a competition but there is a feeling of, “getting left behind,” as the people around me are experiencing life-changing things.

Here I was peacefully picturing my future, enjoying the current happy state of my family and relationship, planning the next possible steps for my career.Β I feel anxiety because these life-changing things my friends and family are experiencing are things I cannot seem to control which makes it harder to imagine in the future. I’m the type of person who constantly imagines the future because it helps me achieve it.

I guess I just need an open mind and heart as I grow older.Β I know that I should be seeing these kinds of things as exciting.Β In time.

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About Mariel Tan

Artist at heart who shares the spice in her life. Visit my blogs: https://marieltan.wordpress.com/ https://joiedevivremariel.wordpress.com/

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