To be, or…not?

An essay on the conflicts between the desire for a career and for motherhood.

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“Hey, kid, what do you want to be when you grow up?” A question posed to us from the day we can speak until the moment we find ourselves as working adults. “What do you want to be?”, not “What would you like to do as a job” or “what are you interested in?”. The goal is the job, and the job defines the life.

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Jasmine Poulton

English poet, writer and actress based in Los Angeles. Founder and editor of “Sundays” Journal. ~Perpetually speaking metaphorically~