REALLIFEtalks Episode 5 – Parents Turning on the Guilt
For many Gen-Is going to University is a special time in their lives. It is when they start to figure out what they want to be when they grow up. What path they want to follow. Which career is right for them. But it is also a time to change their minds and explore their options. Ambitions to be a doctor one day and next not so sure. However, parents don’t always see the Uni years in the same way. They have a definite plan for their child’s future already in the works which includes a post-secondary education. Beginning a “real” life of deadlines and responsibilities and stresses often isn’t all that it is cracked up to be. What if, you wanted to take a year off and find yourself. But your parents dangle the tuition fees and not having to worry about your finances. Do you tow the line or not?