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If your significant other is not in consulting, what is your SO’s perception of your job? Are they supportive of the long hours and unpredictable, demanding schedule? Any tips?

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they think i’m cheating on them...they ain’t wrong

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A1, with an attitude like that, is going to be the youngest person to make partner at his firm

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Cost me a 7-year relationship. Prioritize them as much as you can. Work will always be there for you. It’s constant

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They’re in banking. They work more hours than I do.

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My husband works long hours too but still gets annoyed with how much I travel and gets depressed when he’s home alone (I probably would be too). It’s tough. But he knows it’s a good job realistically so doesn’t want me to quit for possibly less pay locally. Luckily we don’t have kids yet but I don’t know how we’re going to make that happen

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@PWC2 - not far off from therapy either. Best of luck!

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Not at all supportive. Makes jokes about how nice it must be to get paid to “just talk on the phone all day” and complains about the travel.

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Mocks me relentlessly about being a sleezy consultant, but still has no issues spending the paychecks 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Cost me 1 relationship early on. Engaged now. The right one won’t care

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I moved in with my mans this year but before that we were in a LDR and I was doing consulting. It’s so demanding emotionally, physically, and mentally. I felt like I had three jobs (work, family, relationship).
It takes the right type of SO to be a consulting SO. For me, I knew that this is the path I wanted to follow and if he ever made me choose, I would never choose him. I thought that because I felt that I was too young to be put into those type of predicaments. That never happened and I’m glad. He knows how happy my work makes me when I have a good week and I could never do this type of work internally— for now. We live together and he is still supportive. I try to be home at a reasonable hour on Thursday and I’m present with him when it’s time to do that. Relationship are transactional. Even though we are absent a lot, don’t feel like you have to be the only one to make the effort to make it work.

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They’re in high tech and work more hours than I do

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Spouse seems to disapprove of the travel and hours I’ve been putting in. They urge me to quit at times.

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My wife thinks my job is mainly moving shapes around a PowerPoint slide. She ain’t wrong!

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SO is in law school she’s at home even less than me.

Both of us have the same issue- love the money but hate the travel, especially with kids. My main goal always is to minimize travel and when I can’t, he understands.

My girlfriend told me she’d never move in with me as long as I’m in consulting. Still loves it when I use my points to take us places though...

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