Award-winning Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, has opened up about the pressure she faces from family and friends to settle down with a man.
The ‘Johnny’ hitmaker expressed her frustration with the persistent questioning about her marital status as she revealed that she constantly receives pressure from both family and friends to get married and have children.
The popular songstress who doubles as an actress clarified her relationship status by saying, ”People often get married, especially towards the end of every year. I’m not feeling pressured. When the time is right, it will happen.”
Yemi Alade said; “Family pressure is a challenging thing to resist because it’s coming from the people I respect and look up to, insisting that I should get married.
However, I believe that if they genuinely have my best interests at heart, they will be patient with me because finding the right partner is more crucial than just getting married.”
But beyond that, I don’t think anyone should rush into making the wrong decision of being with the wrong partner,” she added.
Renowned Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, has publicly addressed the mounting pressure she continually faces from loved ones to start a family. The ‘Johnny’ singer spoke candidly about her frustration with the constant inquiries about her marital and parental status. Alade shared that she is regularly urged by both friends and family to tie the knot and start a family.
The popular singer, who also commands respect as an actress, clarified her relationship stance by saying, “People frequently settle down into marital bliss, especially as the year winds down. I’m not feeling the pressure, however. When the right time comes, I will embrace it.”
Alade further expressed her thoughts on the matter, “Resisting family pressure is quite challenging, especially when it’s from those I respect and admire, pushing me to get hitched. However, I strongly believe that if they truly have my best interest at heart, they would be patient with me. After all, finding the right partner is far more crucial than merely getting married.”
She concluded her statement by cautioning against rushing into relationships, asserting, “No one should be hurried into making the wrong decision of settling down with the wrong person.” Alade’s comments highlight the societal pressure many women face, emphasizing the importance of personal choice and timing in marital decisions.