It sounds like you actually don’t want to be there for him then, because if you wanted to be there with him you would just deal with the depressive episodes.
Otherwise, if you think that’s unfair, it would be better to just not pursue such a difficult future together, for the both of you.
I mean, this could be interpreted a number of a different ways without the full context.
The other mother said that her own child was not special and didn’t get into any colleges, was she bitter about that? Because if she wasn’t if might have been a comment in passing.
This is a really well-written introspection — I can almost feel the obsession with beauty as you walk us through your thoughts and preoccupations with it during your everyday life. Do you think that this is just something unique to yourself as an individual, or something that affects all of us to some degree, whether the quality is that of beauty…
In the most non-snarky way possible: where are the statistics for that? Do most people come out of their college career paths not following a Plan A? I know that’s the case with myself, but I think this is really too speculative to even be generally true on a local level.
Wouldn’t this be incredibly inefficient. Shouldn’t this training be left to those in charge of the oversight of these processes? Which types of “technology workers” are you exactly talking about? Executives? A college student out of high school?
Just curious to see where you’re coming from with this idea.