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Give up great job for wife's career?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Jan 17. 21 Replies

Hello, Gentlemen. I have a job I love in management at a new public library in my home town. I don't make a ton, but cost of living is very low and I do earn what I would as a teacher (I'm also…Continue

Office Gifting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon VanOeveren Dec 18, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello, Gentlemen. I am an Assistant Director at a public library and my Director has always given all of the employees a small gift at Christmas (~$10). My position was created recently so I have no…Continue

 

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Regular Joe replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
Jan 17
John Pound replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"This is wonderful. I'm so glad that you have been able to find a mutually acceptable way forward. I wish you every happiness for the future. Warm Regards, John. "
Jan 17
StaggerLee replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Genuinely happy for you that things are running in your favor. "
Jan 17
vsound replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"I just wanted to give everyone an update about what has transpired since I posted this thread and received such great advice from so many of you:I was curious about the job market for librarians in one of the areas my wife is currently commuting to…"
Jan 17
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Jan 16
John Pound replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Yes, StaggerLee this is a prime example of how a real man deals with things. Logical and with honourable self sacrifice for the better good. Thanks for sharing this. I respect you for it. You are a good man indeed. Back to the original post. This…"
Jan 16
StaggerLee replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Thanks for that."
Jan 16
Nathan DeParis replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"I second this. To even think about what you are willing to give up is in fact very manly. I also would like to second what Stagger Lee said being that Self Sacrifice is a very hard way of life. To be honest in response to the original poster, I…"
Jan 16
Regular Joe replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Let me just say that, since everyone on this site is so concerned about what is / isn't manly, that I believe in all honesty that what would you did is indeed very manly. To be able to look at a situation objectively and measure the overall…"
Jan 16
StaggerLee replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Your post really hits home for me.   It boils down to what tolerance level you have for self sacrifice. I had a great job. Loved it! Traveled around the world, worked on billion dollar (no exaggeration) defense tech development, and…"
Jan 16
Steven Moon replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"I don't think you're being unreasonable, but it's subject you're going to have to open up completely with each other.  It sounds like she enjoys her career path very much and it would be difficult to convince her to give it…"
Jan 16
Nathan DeParis replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Hey vsound. I second the idea of actually talking it out. Not that I am that experienced in think about thes things but I think maybe one thing that could help is if you talk about the other aspects of life that get affected by jobs. Where I am…"
Jan 15
vsound replied to Peter O'Reilly's discussion What do you think is the biggest and/or darkest secret that is being kept from the general public? in the group The Great Debate
"I would say how full of holes Christianity is. For example, it doesn't take much historical research to figure out that the Romans never required a poor family to travel great distances to their home town to assess their few belongings for tax…"
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vsound replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Thank you, Regular Joe. One of my main fears was that I was being unreasonable. I will take your advice and work on communicating what each of us truly wants in the future. Thanks again."
Jan 15
vsound replied to vsound's discussion Give up great job for wife's career?
"Sound advice! Thank you, David. "
Jan 15

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