Eh I’m still not very sure. A few years ago I decided I wanted to be a writer. But I get bored with writing easily and get writers block every single time I try to write. So take that plus the fact that you probably are not going to get paid very much for a long time, I don’t think it’s for me. I just don’t have the determination and I’m not willing to put in the effort.
At the moment I’m questioning what kind of jobs I would be GOOD AT versus what I WANT to do. I question my abilities and intelligence a lot so I’m always changing my mind on what careers I should put myself into. Sometimes I love the idea of a job but then I look up on the college/university requirements and competitiveness and stress and then I change my mind about that job because I don’t think I could do it.
Careers I want to do (but can’t for some reason or another):
Midwifery (I love the idea of just being one on one with a person and helping them through something like that. Plus at the end, you get to see cute babies! Only thing is it is a VERY competitive field pretty much anywhere. It’s an on-call job which sucks. Also a lot of universities don’t take students right out of high school and expect you to have a lot of experience in the medical (or anything child related) field before they ask you to join the classes. So I would pretty much have to be a nurse first THEN try this…but by that time I might be 50, tired and have no money to pay for the classes)
Teacher either [name_u]Early[/name_u] Childhood or Elementary Another way I can be around kids…another plus is I love sharing what I know about history…only problem is I’m very shy, have a hard time speaking in front of groups and…I’m really not good with any kid over the age of 1…I just freeze up and don’t know what to do with myself. That and my mom says I’m not a good teacher cause I get frustrated easily…
Pediatrician- Haha, if I thought trying to become a midwife was hard…
Adoption Counselor- It would fix a lot of problems I’m having but it’s really not something I want to do. It’s a huge responsibility trying to make sure the right children go to the right parents…
If Historians got paid more and had more stability in their careers I would consider being one.
I really think it will be a few years before I make up my mind. Right now I think I got to increase my confidence.
Sorry I kinda went on a rant there.