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Ever since I became a mid-level I feel like this job has become so lonely. I’m running my own deals - which I actually enjoy - but I don’t have any juniors so usually I’m also doing 100% of the work. Since I’m handling everything, I only hear from my partners if I ask a question or if I’ve done something wrong. Still being WFH doesn’t help…but I feel so alone day-to-day. Do any other mid-levels feel similarly? Or is this just an issue with my group?

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YES! Life was so much easier when I wasn't running the show.

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Afraid to become a mid level for this reason :(

I don’t think it’s you, I think it’s generally being more independent at work. You have more freedom and flexibility, but being in control of all of your own things means there’s less need to check in with others. Makes perfect sense, and so does your loneliness.  Maybe you could try to make some time to check in with some colleagues (or outside of work friends) on a more regular basis to mend the gap?

I feel similarly! I lateraled as a mid-level just before everything became WFH and haven’t really been able to meet anyone in person except for a few random happy hours or dinners. Hoping that once WFH ends the feeling goes away somewhat.

I’m feeling this as a litigation midlevel as well. No partner supervision (and can barely get their attention most days), no juniors to assist. I really miss having someone to talk to about case strategy the most…

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