Although I have no immediate career goals or romantic prospects, it is my life’s dream to be a housewife. But in our modern society, I fear others will look down on me for it. Can you tell me my goal is a viable one?
Desperate to be a Housewife in Springfield, Kentucky
Your troubles are not uncommon. In a changing economy, a dual income household is more and more becoming the standard; many women feel pressured to secure a career in addition to household responsibilities. However, as you do not have a family (yet!) it is time to do some soul searching.
You have a unique opportunity to discover what’s really exciting to you. Regardless of how rewarding family life is, you will need personal time for yourself. Consider volunteering at the library, or taking an art class. Keeping up with your own interests while building a home is essential to maintaining an identity. A sense of self will give you a much needed dose of sanity when things get crazy! Plus, let us not forget transitive theory from ninth grade geometry
1. Know thy enemy
2. You are your own worst enemy
3. Know thyself
Enough said – now dive in, and know yourself better!
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