We must take the leap. It really is up to us.
Marital status aside—my life looks a lot like I thought it would when I was growing up.
I live in the Ohio suburbs. I’m middle class. My child goes to Catholic school now, just like I did.
When I was a kid, I didn’t really know what marriage would look and feel like, so I didn’t spend a great deal of time imagining it.
When I was a kid, I didn’t really understand what separates the financial winners from the losers. And I still don’t. I often feel like a complete failure. But compared to many people (the statistical majority, actually), I’m really doing quite well.
I hold myself to pretty high standards. And maybe that’s not psychologically healthy. But I don’t know how to quit. And I’m not sure I’d want to if I did.
Ask me why I’m 35 and have never been promoted at any of my…
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