Why it’s Good to Mind Your Business

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I see a lot of articles on why it’s good to have kids young or wait, get married young or wait, move in with a significant other or wait, go to college or not, but really it’s no one’s life but your own. Everyone has an opinion. I understand that, it’s just that your opinion on someone else and their life doesn’t really matter and it shouldn’t affect them either way.

Today I got on Facebook and I saw an article “Why it’s good to get married young” and I was mad at first. It goes on about how it’s God’s gift to be married young, but for someone like me that is nothing that I’ve ever wanted. I don’t want someone judging me for not wanting to get married young, but I also should stop judging people who are at a point in their life where they feel stable enough to get married young.

I think the internet is great and all but I think there are some opinions that are actually personal decisions. I think there is too much pressure on people to make very personal decisions via something they read. I know I’ve read things which referred to me as a terrible Christian room just because I didn’t want to be a stay at home mom, or let alone a mom. This really offended me as a Christian woman and it was just someone’s opinion that was trying to influence my future when really God does call people to the single life and that’s my choice of whether or not to be a mother.

Sure it’s cool to get married at 20 but it’s also just as cool to get married at 65. If you want to have loads of babies go for it, but if you want to have none or one go for it! I’m tired of all these people trying to tell everyone what to do, let them live their lives and mind your own freaking business! I think we are all too far concerned with how other people live their lives and how they should live more like us or the lives we want to have and really NO ONE KNOW WHAT THEY’RE DOING WE ARE ALL JUST FIGURING IT OUT AS WE GO! You can’t do your own life wrong. I mean unless you’re a rapist or something I wouldn’t recommend that lifestyle but honestly everyone has to make their own choices so stop trying to control them. You do you and I’ll do me.

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2 thoughts on “Why it’s Good to Mind Your Business

  1. Zipporah November 12, 2014 / 1:06 am

    Omg I completely agree. I know exactly what article you’re talking about and I read it and got mad too. In fact I wrote this whole post on it but then decided not to post it. I know I have no desire what so ever to ever ever become a mom and marriage sounds iffy to me. Plus I think telling kids to get married and have kids is a bad idea on a whole. But then again, some people are ready for that lifestyle and that’s cool if its what they really want to do. I hate it when someone will tell me that I’ll change my mind about my future as if I don’t really know myself or something. Oh well, I’m ranting lol

    • Mary November 12, 2014 / 3:03 pm

      Right! I don’t understand why people need to influence either way, let us live our own lives!

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