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Get A Grown-Up Job!

Anonymous
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Someone on here actually said that to me.

My husband and I have both been lucky and have found careers that we love. He is in retail management, I am an administrative assistant. We live in a small town with a lower cost of living and, together, we bring in around $40,000 a year. That is MORE than enough for us to live comfortably on.

A lady on here told me that we are both losers and we should get "grown up" jobs, because HER husband makes over 200,000 a year alone.

Okay, that's great. We don't need a lot, we both absolutely love our jobs and we are happy.  Why should we give that up to go along with what some consider a "social norm"?

ETA:

I was just venting......just to let y'all know. What she said didn't get to me, I just wanted to vent.

Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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lovemymini
by Emerald Member on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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We couldn't do it, but good for you if your happy.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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most of these women are full of shit...
Kellileanne
by Gold Member on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:08 AM
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 Don't listen to a damn negative comment from anyone--you are happy in your jobs and making enough for the life you want and that is WAY more than most have.

bleumonster
by Ruby Member on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:08 AM
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I would rather have a job and live in a place that makes me happy and fulfilled than make $200,000 a year. I bet he works all the time and doesn't have much time to spend with his kids. Don't let people bring their agendas to your life.
Childofares
by Silver Member on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM
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Agreed. If you go by what is said on CM, we have the entirety of the 1% right here in our online world. 

Quoting Anonymous:

most of these women are full of shit...


ProudMommaBear
by on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM
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You're happy, that's all that matters and your family is taken care of
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Curiosity, how old are you?
Roxygurl
by Emerald Member on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Lol I probably should get a grown up job too, I'm a nanny.

Ignore the idiots on here.
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MrsDavidB25
by Stacey on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM

 If you're happy then so be it. It would not work for us.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Nov. 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM
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We are the same way.  DOn't listen to that mom. I grew up with money and it's not always that "great."  Right now, I'm looking for a job as an administrative assistant myself.  I'm hoping i get a job here soon but we live off of 51,000 in the DC area and are able to save 1000 a month.  Money does not buy a family or happiness.  I learned that growing up.  We live so basic because I hated my childhood

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