By Luxe on The Luxe Strategist
Because nobody was involved in my education, and because I didn’t know any better, I graduated college with an English degree.
It wasn’t until three years after I’d started college that it occurred to my mom to find out what she had been paying for the entire time. She was headed to a party that night and wanted to brag to her friends, so she knocked on my door and asked me what I was studying at school. When I told her, she shook her head, “English??? But you already know HOW to speak English,” then padded back to the couch in her slippers.
There was no bragging done that night.
In any case, my mom would have been happy if I went to work with her at the factory, making $13 an hour. Instead, I chose uncharted waters–I was the first person in my family to graduate high school and go to college. And my mom’s indifference? It ended up being a huge stroke of luck…Read On