When Parents Who Gave Up On Their Dreams Project On You

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Treating it like a hobby

She talks about your true career aspirations as if they’re a hobby. Perhaps you’d like to become a novelist, and in the meantime, you work as a bartender to pay the bills. When you talk to your mother about how the book writing is going, she shifts the talk back to bartending, saying things like, “That’s nice, I’m glad you’re having fun with that, but how is work going? Your real work? Are you getting enough shifts?”

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