Sometime in 2019, Omotola Jalade shared on her Instagram page that she was grateful that at 40, her last child is already in the University. Remember she has four kids and she married quite early.
Funke Akindele (Jenifa) congratulated her on the post. Funke was 41 and just had her first babies in December of the previous year, 2018.
Now, if you try to compare these two women, you’d fail at it because they are both accomplished.
Will you say Funke is unfortunate for just having her first babies at 41 while Omotola’s last child was already in the university?
My point? Stop comparing yourself with others! Your life journey isn’t the same with anyone, irrespective of societal expectations.
Not everyone will get married in their twenties, not every couple will have a baby nine months into the marriage, not everyone will become a millionaire in their thirties, some people will get their dream jobs at 40, it doesn’t mean they’ve failed. Some will still become CEOs at 55. The brilliant and amiable first female vice president of America got married after 50years, yet very successful and a very powerful woman.
Please learn to focus on your life. I know it’s a difficult thing to do in this era of social media where everyone seems to be doing well in life except you.
Don’t compare your life journey with others, not even your classmates.
There are only CLASSMATES, there are no LIFEMATES. You’re your only mate in life.
Whenever you’re tempted to compare yourself with others (which makes you to feel pressured and sad), come back to this Soultonic and digest every word. So you better save it. By Miracle-z Peters