Women – Why do we put so much pressure on ourselves?

Komal Bhan || throughmymind

Two years back in the year 2015, Rachel Gow, 29, killed herself because “she was still unmarried and had no kids.” Four years prior to this incident, Rachel had lost her mother who was suffering from Cancer, and after going through several heartbreaks, she was in relationship with boyfriend, Anton Tsvarev, 30. As per her boyfriend’s statement, she constantly feared that he’s going to leave her. She always worried of not being married and having kids while her siblings were doing so much better than her. Rachel was smart, had graduated from Lancaster University and was working as an administrator at Royal Bolton Hospital.

It is one of the most unfortunate events, however it shows the undeniable pressure young women experience as they start approaching their milestone birthday. I understand that not every woman is affected in the same manner as Rachel, but I think we should definitely not ignore…

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