Hi friends, I need help. I just met this guy who is a potential first BF , out if college and just focused on school before... What should I look for? What kind of question should I ask?
My teacher would always say that there are no stupid questions, but I think he just never had to work retail cause that’s very clearly not true
Since I got laid off in April I’ve been focusing on freelance until I get a full time job. Do I put freelance on my resume as my present job or is that not important?
I have been looking at the curriculums for Harvard Business School's Master of Business Administration and Harvard Extension School's Master's in Management. They both have the same requirements, generally speaking, including a field immersion course that serves as a capstone in the Master's in Management, which is fairly new. If I am not able to gain admission to Harvard Business School, but wanted a similar educational experience to become a consultant, should I attend Harvard Extension?
Do associates/a.c. get exposure to C-Suite interaction in the life sciences side of consulting?
For example in L.E.K. Consulting or other LS firms.
Wife is 7 months pregnant and I’m getting over COVID and we haven’t had sex for almost two weeks and I’m literally going to explode.
How short is too short for skirts/dresses to the office? West coast office if that makes a difference.
Looking for ServiceNow architect with ITOM/ITAM experience. Great company with a lot of growth! Feel free to DM.
For those that live in Manhattan, what’re you currently paying for rent (and for how many bedrooms, etc.)? Trying to get a sense of the current market because I’m transferring offices from Chicago to NYC. 4th year fwiw
After a challenging work week, the 2 day asylum in form of a weekend seems too short. What are some activities/hobbies you, fellow management consultants, pursue to unwind and recharge?
Recommendations for an Indian restaurant (preferably halal) in Manhattan that can accommodate a party of 30-40 folks? TIA
Do @masterCard gives international relocation? Or visa sponsorship for internal job transfer ?
It still feels like ETH is the most legitimate and promising crypto to invest in. True or false? Curious if the tides of opinion have changed based on any recent developments.
Has anyone taken the CAIA ? Any tips ?
Is anyone joining Deloitte India in October? Have you received any update regarding Background verification from Deloitte apart from submission of form?
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Anybody joined Wipro recently??
I have my onboarding this Monday on 1st August. How much time did it take for you to get the laptop??
And what type of joining kit you got ??
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Wanting to start therapy for social anxiety/depression but no idea where to start. Those that see a therapist, how often do you usually go? Ball park price range? Has anyone tried online therapists?
Been seeing a therapist for 4 months and finally scheduled an appt with a psychiatrist to get on antidepressants. Hope that I find a good combo that works quickly and I can actually start living life
We need to talk about the amount people struggling with alcoholism at all levels in this profession.
I have so much energy and I know it’s annoying my team and I just sit there and cringe at how much of a spaz I am. Advice? odd I know...
I'm a recovering alcoholic. Turns out my alcoholism was covering up a mood disorder and PTSD for about 12 years... In this industry people think I'm crazy/dramatic when I ask for what I need... Cont
I’m suffering from some extreme burnout and things have finally started to slow down. But my body still feels stressed and anxious. I’m considering going on an antidepressant because I can‘t (cont)
Anyone read “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck”? Is it worth reading or is it another stale self help book?
Friends, how are we this week? This is a pretty quiet group, so I want to check in and see how you are feeling!
First year staff and I think this job is making my depression come back. I find no meaning whatsoever in what I do and just want to cry every morning thinking of going to work.
Does the EY annual $500 better you plan that covers gym memberships and such cover counseling/therapy?
Feeling so meh lately about what the meaning of life is. Am I just supposed to wake up, try to workout, work forever, try to eat healthy and try to budget/save in my personal life. feeling very....
Anyone on anti depressants that have actually made a difference in your life? I’m on the highest dose of Lexapro (prescribed for anxiety) and I’ve been feeling super depressed lately, even worse than normal. I’m not sure whether there’s actually been a difference in my anxiety/depression since taking it, especially since these things are so hard to quantify.
Has anyone ever lost a significant other because they couldn’t deal with your mental illness?
Has anyone been prescribed Vyvense for ADHD? How has your experience been with this medication? I already asked at another bowl the same question but I thought it would be appropriate to post this question here too.
I’ve been divorced now for a year and a half. Prior to my divorce I was in a years long cycle of depression that cycled between moderate to severe enough I was having suicidal thoughts and even developed a plan to carry it out. Only thing that stopped me was the thought of leaving my now ex wife as the sole caregiver of my kids. Not for her sake but for theirs I couldn’t bear the thought of that. I’ve been reading recently about narcissistic personality disorder and feel very strongly contd
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Yes. I've said for basically my entire life since I understood how humans are brought into the world that I feel like I was swapped at birth by mistake at the hospital because of how much I cannot relate to my parents on anything (though logically I know I wasn't because I'm the spitting image of both of them combined). I grew up in a verbally and emotionally abusive household, was viciously bullied throughout my adolescence and my parents divorced when I was 8, so I'm sure all of that has something to do with it, but even my core personality traits that I've had since I was a baby according to other relatives are nothing like my parents. It's taken years of therapy and personal growth to reach the point where I can healthily be around my parents and set boundaries within myself to not respond anymore to my mom's emotional manipulation or my dad's antagonistic comments about topics he knows I disagree firmly with him on.
Honestly I've never agreed with the idea that "family is family" and you should feel obligated to love them unconditionally and keep them in your life purely because you're related by blood. I've made the personal choice within myself to keep mine in my life to an extent despite the abuse i experienced, but I am not close to them emotionally and never will be.
I admire your commitment to self Assurance Senior. 🙏🏼
The way my mom raised me and my brother (single mom) was just making sure our necessities were taken care of. For that I will always love her and she always has a special place in my heart. But I’m realizing we can’t really connect on anything beyond a surface level because of the stark contrast in personalities. And the differences are pretty extreme. That, combined with her constantly just talking about herself, makes it really difficult for me to be around her.
On one hand, she’s my mom so I want to spend time with her, but on the other hand while I’m with her I’m just extremely uncomfortable and can never really be myself. My wife and others around me notice how different I act around my mom. I’ve tried bringing this up to my mom in different ways and she just wrote it off as something I need to deal with internally, not anything she needs to change.
My dad is a narcissistic too. They will never change. I cut my dad off 4 years ago (for a multitude of reasons) and I’ve never been happier. Protect your peace however you can.
I can entirely relate. My parents were addicts and an accounting degree lifted me out of an unhealthy world. (Not saying accounting firms are healthy but I’ll save that for another day.) This thread reminds me of something I think of often- nature versus nurture.
My nurture was messed up. There are certainly events and experiences that shaped me. I saw what I didn’t want and chose the other direction.
Yet my nature is who I was born as- some might say my soul. My soul never wanted to accept the status quo I was born into. I had a knowing I could create a different life and have healthier relationships.
It’s taken A LOT of inner work to get to a place of gratitude for the parents my soul choose. Those life lessons living with them taught me a lot. Now at mid-40s, I’m happy AF. But the 20s and 30s to get here were rough. I had to learn how to have healthy boundaries and how to feel the feelings I’d shoved and heal it all.