“Why I Choose To Marry Late” – Actress, Blessing Obasi Finally Opens Up

Nollywood actress, Blessing Obasi has finally opened up on why she decided to get married late.

Blessing detailed her experience in response to a discussion show about single women’s difficulties and pressures, via her Instagram page on Tuesday, February 6.

According to the mother of one, marrying later in life wasn’t just a decision she made; it was also a process of resilience, self-discovery, and defying social expectations.

She said,

“You know, I had to jump on this conversation because, after several years of feeling like an outsider in a world that often equates a woman’s worth with her marital status, I’ve finally stepped into a chapter that I crafted on my own terms.

“Getting married at an older age wasn’t just a choice; it was a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and breaking free from societal norms that tried to dictate my happiness.

“The pressure and stigma were like unwelcome shadows, whispering doubts and casting long, lonely nights. But in those moments of solitude, I found strength. I learned that love isn’t a race, nor is marriage a trophy for early achievement.

“It’s about finding someone who understands the chapters of your past and wants to write the future ones with you.

“So here I am, not a bride of youthful naivety, but a woman adorned in the wisdom of her years, ready to embark on a shared journey of love, respect, and partnership. And to those still walking their path, remember: your life, your pace, your story. Embrace it,”

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