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What is this "work/life balance" I keep hearing about?

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Not a balance, work/life "fit"

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Work/life integration

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By "life" they mean a few hours to sleep a night.

I realized those days are gone when I am checking my work email at the grocery store post 5pm friday.... Why?

It's like the American Dream. Sounds great on paper...

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