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What would you do if you were me? I quit my job a few months ago and started thinking about creating my own start-up - I've had this itch for years but was too busy selling every second of my life to advertising agencies. Long story short, I got an offer from an agency. The salary is great but I am not excited at all about it and this would again bring to a halt what I really want to do in life. *A bit more info in the comments.

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The job would give me financial security but it's something temporary because i. the back of my mind I don't plan to do this for much longer. On the other side, my project is just starting and there is absolutely no guarantee that it will ever work. I am ambitious and determined to make it work, but you never know. My partner is really supportive and she even insisted I should never go back to working advertising because she saw me losing 15 lbs in 3 months of working 24/7. I'm lost to say the least. Help.

Take a chance on yourself, it won’t get any easier as you get older. And if you fail miserably? You have that exp and can just get another agency job.

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