The past two summers have been challenging. I work my ass off, even harder than during a regular school year. So when it comes to having a personal life, it doesn’t exactly work out.
And I’m sick of people getting mad at me because of that. I’m trying to balance work, family, and different groups of friends. No excuses, because I’m sure that there are people who work a million times harder that can still get by, but I’m still trying to figure it out.
My first priority is work, and that has not, and will not change (at least until school starts). By the time I get home, I like having time to myself. Just some peace and quiet, that’s all I ask for. At work, we’re constantly talking and since we’re around children, being positive and chipper is a given. When I get back around 8, I just want the night to unwind. Of course, I’d love to hang out with everyone every day on my days off, but I have family that I need to be with too.
So what is more important? Work, that I am professionally committed to, family that I should be committed to, or friends that I want to be committed to?
Yeah, two years, and I’m still struggling to find balance.
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