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31 Jan 2006

I feel dumb!
My boyfriends family and friends all have degrees of some sort

His brother is a doctor, his mom a biochemist, his dad a bio mechanical enginner, his sister a lawyer, his best friends are a doctor and a lawyer respectively and he himself is doing his PHD in biochemistry.

Me, well I work as a PA which yeilds a pretty good salary and I have a BA degree (You know-a bugger all degree!!) I really want to study pshyc but I don;t have the money and it would take like 8 years to get where I want to be!

I used to think that just having a good job (and keeping it!) was good enough these days, but I am going to be meeting his parents soon and I feel so stupid! I am worried that I won;t be 'good enough!'
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Of course you're not stupid. Any degree takes a long time, and you could move in that direction later if you choose to. I'm sure neither he nor his parents are looking for your academic qualifications ( what would they need you to have, a Nobel Prize nomination ?) but at the nice person you obviously are. Sounds like they need someone in the family with genuine work skills rather than academic degrees. It's you the Person that he loves, and who they will like, too. Don't sell yourself short.
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