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Matthew Dickson

Career and Practicality

I'm at that point in my life where I have to make decisions about a career path. It's a classic having a family that pushes you to study their choice of degree that they know would earn more. I was brave enough to decide and pursue the course I wanted but it's been tough looking for a job related to it. I dont want to hear them say I told you so and stuff like that. So right now, I'm just isolating myself to think more. I know I'll have to face these hardships anyway but I felt the need to vent things out. Even if I liked my choice, it doesn't mean that I won't suffer in the process. I just don't need another negativity saying how wrong I am.

Added on Mon 5th Apr 2021 9:34pm   Last edited on Mon 5th Apr 2021 9:34pm

Piper Rose Blackburn

Some people mean well when they offer unsolicited advice and others are just negative people who are looking to bring you down.  Sometimes it's hard to tell which is which.  I wish you tons of luck on your job search.  I hope you land somewhere amazing!

Added on Tue 6th Apr 2021 10:12pm   Last edited on Tue 6th Apr 2021 10:12pm

Adam Wells

It's a tough spot to be in, so I sympathize.  Have you seen this journal entry  It's an interesting take on choosing a career that is enjoyable versus one that is well-paying.