How Pressure Drove me into a Marriage that lasted just 3 years- CNN correspondent, Stephanie Busari Narrates

How Pressure Drove me into a Marriage that lasted just 3 years- CNN correspondent, Stephanie Busari Narrates

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CNN on scene reporter, Stephanie Busari has taking to twitter to share her story of how extreme family and parental pressure drove her into bad marriage.

She further revealed that the only joyful thing she left the marriage with is her beautiful daughter, but she also left the marriage with bag full of regrets

She explained in details saying

MarriageStory Ten years ago today I got married. It lasted 3 years and I came away with a beautiful daughter and a heart full of (some) regrets. Does one mark such an auspicious occasion? Or just quietly acknowledge as one of the hopes and dreams that didn’t quite pan out?

Despite all my achievements, I was flying high in my career. I had bought a flat, all before 30, I felt like a failure because I wasn’t married. Parents have their own timeline for your life. You must create and embrace yours and BE HAPPY with your choices.

I got married largely due to pressure. It enveloped me like a cloud. Every time an embossed handwritten envelope thudded through the letter box ‘inviting the pleasure of my parents’ company.’ I heard my mother’s heavy sigh, my father’s questioning glances.

10 years later, and I am still so sad at how miserable I was. My ex-husband was not a bad person, but we were just desperately incompatible. Even I was surprised we ended up together! Make sure and be doubly sure and be sure again before you say I do”

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She ended her story with an advice for young women

She said:

“These women feel like Mr Right Now is better than Mr Right, as long as they become a Mrs. Please DON’T do it! The sadness of an unhappy marriage and home seeps into your soul. It is crushing and turns you into a shell of who you are”

She later appreciated the kind gesture and encouragement received from her followers.