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What to do when people tell you to get a (real) job

“Get a real job!” This sentence seems such a harmless remark, sometimes made without thinking what harm can it do. And yet, it carries such demolishing power. It strips you of the power to lead your own life.

In today's video you will her me pull apart the sentence, where I believe it comes from, and what can you do in those Grrrr! Bah! Aaarrrgh! moments when a loved one serves you their piece of advice: "Darling, shouldn't you get a real job?" (Hint: This sentence is a lost opportunity to connect)

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