Make a choice: Your career or Love?

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Re: Make a choice: Your career or Love?

Post by Nancy1234 » 01 Jun 2018, 01:49

I rather choose love over career

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Post by BookishCoffeeBlog » 09 Jun 2018, 22:18

I would definitely choose my career over love. I am at a point in my life where I am selecting what I want to do with my life and I believe that, for me, it is crucial that I stay focused on what my passions are. I feel that I would regret a decision of choosing love over my career. If the person truly loved the other, they would work to figure out the situation or they would wait for each other.

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Post by PlanetHauth » 09 Jun 2018, 23:32

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Actually if we're going to base in reality now a days. Most of us will choose career over love. Because in this world if you don't have stable job love is meaningless if you don't have money to buy food or etc. So it's better to choose career first.
I 100% agree with this. Our societies have become such that there is no surviving without a job or career. Just look at Japan. It's population is declining because the younger folks aren't having as many babies. Part of this is because the work-life balance is non-existent thanks to the pressure put on workers by the companies, but also because the cost of living has continued to rise, but wages haven't. People are having to work countless hours just to survive, so why would they want to choose love over survival only to end up with more people in their care that they'd be hard-pressed or even unable to care for.
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Post by Salihu Auwal Lugga » 09 Jun 2018, 23:36

Career without love is useless, so I go with the Love.

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Post by Kendall jojo » 14 Jun 2018, 07:00

I would choose my career, if you're frustrated in love then it's no longer love; it becomes a burden.

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Post by Nmesoma » 14 Jun 2018, 07:03

I would choose career, I'm not big of a sucker for love anyways.

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Post by Nmesoma » 14 Jun 2018, 07:04

I would love to keep an open mind, since love can hunt the most unbelieving of us in its mystic ways.

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Post by farhan asif » 16 Jun 2018, 10:49

You’ve heard the Confucius saying, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” But what if you have yet to figure out what it is that makes your heart beat faster -- or, an even more common scenario -- how to turn what you love doing into a lucrative career path.

But before we explore this, I’d like to acknowledge the flip side of the coin. In one of Chrissy Scivicque’s Bad Career Advice articles, she argues that do-what-you-love career counsel is actually a bit of a fairy tale.

“When something you love becomes work, it fundamentally -- and unavoidably -- changes the way in which you interact with it,” Scivicque asserts. “Instead of focusing on doing what you love so work won’t feel like ‘work,’ take some time to figure out what work means to you. What do you want to get out of it mentally, physically, socially and spiritually?”


Her argument is fair. Doing what you love for a living is more complex than turning a passion into a paying job. Careful planning, loads of networking and graceful navigation of the mundane day-to-day tasks that go hand in hand with all types of work will always be there. But I can tell you this: Pursuing those menial tasks under the umbrella of a career you love vs. one you don’t is equivalent to enjoying a steaming cup of coffee with that flavored creamer you love and slurping down a day-old cup o’ joe on your way out the door just to get a caffeine fix.

Related: Marvel Comics' Stan Lee on Success, Creativity and Following Your Passion

But don’t take my word for it. Here, I’ve asked seven women I admire greatly to share their advice on how to do what you love and maintain passion as you propel forward.

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Post by farhan asif » 16 Jun 2018, 10:50

I 100% agree with this. Our societies have become such that there is no surviving without a job or career. Just look at Japan. It's population is declining because the younger folks aren't having as many babies. Part of this is because the work-life balance is non-existent thanks to the pressure put on workers by the companies, but also because the cost of living has continued to rise, but wages haven't. People are having to work countless hours just to survive, so why would they want to choose love over survival only to end up with more people in their care that they'd be hard-pressed or even unable to care for.

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Post by 0707745765 » 16 Jun 2018, 13:20

That is very crucial you fulfil your first carrier and definately loves comes

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