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The Life of Unrealistic Expectations

I’m tired

Be perfect. Don’t let your emotions get the best of you. Don’t show your fear, or your disgust, or your anger.

Stay calm. Disguise your feelings behind a perfect smile and pressed blouse.

Be understanding when you’re passed over for the promotion but still asked to do the work of others.



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Carol Chea

Former evangelical, proud LGBTQ+ ally. I write about blended families, trans rights, and whatever else strikes my fancy.