As mentioned earlier, I chose early in my adult life to marry and settle down and I had the impression that I had found someone who wanted the same thing. What I hadn't realized was that a part of me wanted to go on to bigger and better things. I enrolled as a student at the local community college. During the past 20 years of trying to juggle both, I incurred heavy financial obligations, two failed marriages, three children depending on me and not enough experience to bear the burden. It has been difficult and challenging, but in retrospect, I have found so much personal reward in learning about my children as well as growing with them, while never giving up looking for my niche in the workforce.
I experimented with many fields of employment. As early as high school, I held a job in retail sales. I enjoyed meeting and helping people. I enjoyed working with the cashier side of the job, and decided that I would pursue the banking industry. I was employed for many years off and on, in the customer or operations fiel...
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...he mind that no achievement is greater than self improvement. I have always tried to maintain this personal objective over the years and after my graduation, I will locate a better job to support my family which will enable me to provide a better life than what we have now. They deserve the best and I would like to have that to offer them when I finish my education. An article I obtained recently from Ashford University Library explains that by reaching self-transcendence, I am broadening my perspective of myself (Wiggs, C., 2010) and I believe nothing is impossible in this world as long I am determined to make it possible.
Wiggs, C.. (2010). Creating the Self: Exploring the Life Journey of Late-Midlife
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