By Laura on Every Day by The Lake
A recent revelation: If you find yourself suddenly free of something that you feel you’re supposed to be doing, it has the potential to produce stark internal conflict.
Let me explain:
I’ve held a job consistently (save for a few months of being laid off) since I’ve been 15 years old.
I worked full time for more than a decade.
And while I would never say I’ve done it all alone (quite the contrary), I’ve played the role of main breadwinner for many of those years. This role and responsibility continues today.
Going to work and providing an incrementally improving quality of life year in and year out was just something I was supposed to do.
I take pride that I was able to move my family from a shitty apartment to a lakefront home.
I take pride that with the help and encouragement of a good man, I’ve turned my financial situation around, making me feel more secure and a better provider.
But recently– my ego, my brain, my something, my everything started screaming at me…Read More