Of course. Even if it sets you off, you can't truly blame them for worrying, no matter how much it hurts. It doesn't stop it from hurting, but then there's the opposite too, isn't there? That if they become too complacent, you start to wonder if you're really doing well or if you've just managed to trick them too well.
You wouldn't be completely wrong. The proposal was around then. I turned 22 while in Storybrooke.