Did you ever have any issues with your family questioning what you do and saying it wasn't a "real job" ? They think being a social worker is fluffy and I should have just become an "actual doctor or psychiatrist"

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I have not personally had that happen but I find those who do not understand the reality of serving hurt people tend to speculate in underwhelming fashion. Sorry this happened to you

My family is a bit confused by my choice to become a counselor after having a “real” job as a pharmacist. They don’t say much which sort of says they think it’s weird and are confused…or maybe I’m just assuming. 😂

I haven't experienced that yet. If you did, I am sorry to hear that. Sometimes people, including our relatives, don't really think twice with their remarks.

Oh not by my family but by my clients family, lol

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