Wife is struggling. She's on a 2 month contract for a job 1.5 hours away. She's been applying non stop for a full time job but no luck. She tells me she wants to quit everyday. I don't know what to do anymore

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Can you afford her quitting? If so, maybe that’s for the best.

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Well yes and no. Thankfully we have 6 months worth of savings and our lease is up soon. So technically we can use some of our savings and downsize for our next apartment. But I think that will do a lot of damage.

Any word if they planning to extend her? Commuting 1.5 hours is soul crushing, I've done it for so many years, and it just makes you hate each day. Is she considering contract roles that may go FT later, or just FT? Good luck to her, and I hope she can find something closer.

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She just wants a FT job. But her field got killed from COVID. So it's a rough situation. Also very difficult to plan finances for contract jobs.

I like counting down the remaining days of a task I don’t enjoy (eg busy season). Make a paper chain for the number of days left (or put small post it’s on the fridge or something) so she can feel satisfied ripping each “day” off and visualize that this time is coming to an end. Now, if it gets extended that would be crushing. No advice on getting a new job etc but this is how my brain manages things like this.

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But you said it’s only for 2 months?

She keeps extending. It's been 4 months now. She has another 2 months. This is also while she applied for 40+ full time jobs

What type of work/field is she in? I know some companies have adopted full time remote roles lately

She's a nurse

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