"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."
This question can best be addressed by the use of lyrics from “Cold Red Light” by IAMX:
This isn’t a lame, daytime court show. This is how to appeal to the man! Today the man is one who loves to learn to speak languages. Recognizing this interest in the lingual sense is definitely your best bet in ‘bagging the Swede’. What you can say: right before he comes, in breathy exasperation, yelp “sacar la basura!”
Funciona cada vez, damas y caballeros.
I am incredibly conflicted.
I have an opportunity to go into early childhood education, which i would excel in seeing as I love interacting with small children. The problem is that taking on this as a career path requires me to portray a “wholesome” creature- the epitome of a teacher. I would need to change my image to appear as teachers and superiors want me to appear. I like piercings, tattoos, booze, and drugs. I like to be out of control, which isn’t really a puzzle piece in that landscape… AND that’s not even all there is!
I also fear falling into the childcare field. It is what my parents have always expected for me to end up doing, but even worse: it is what society has always expected women to do. I don’t want to just fall into the trap of conditions based on societal values, or the values of my parents for that matter, who exhibit the views of society; they, themselves are products of this society.
This whole conflict is constantly coming up in other aspects of my life as well; I have two distinct divisions, which as they alter my perceptions, they leave me feeling more and more doubtful. The icing on the cake? I experience such indecision with significant life choices all to often. I’m far too moody and gaaah I exhaust myself.
And this is only an insignificant layer of my issues…