Woman Pursues Writing Dream, Family & Friends Flip Out 😱📚

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Imagine having a well-paying career in a computer-related field, but feeling unfulfilled and trapped in a cubicle. One woman, tired of living her life for others, decided to pursue her passion for writing while recovering from major surgery. She even got interest from a literary agent for her children's book! 📚✨ But instead of support, her family and friends reacted with anger and ridicule, accusing her of wasting time and chasing a pipe dream. Let's dive into this dramatic tale and see what unfolds. 😮

A Career in STEM 🖥️💼

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Not Obsessed with Tech 🤖

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Life Changes & Realizations 🌪️

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The Writing Dream ✍️

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Awards & Recognition 🏆

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Writing Feels Alive 🌟

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Family & Friends' Fury 😡

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Unread but Judged 🙄

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

The Supportive Aunt 🥰

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Harsh Words 😤

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Gatekeeping Fulfillment 🚧

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Still Successful 💪

bunna_jkrowling | bunna_jkrowling

Writer's Pursuit Sparks Family Drama 🎭

So, our brave writer is juggling a successful career, raising her kids, and pursuing her passion for writing, even winning awards and catching the eye of a literary agent. 🏆✨ Yet, her family and friends are anything but supportive, accusing her of wasting time and chasing a pipe dream. The only one in her corner? Her black-sheep aunt, who actually read her work and believes in her talent. 🥰 With a six-figure salary and a clear passion for writing, it's time for the naysayers to back off and let her chase her dreams. 💪✍️ Now, let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...

NTA pursuing writing dream despite family's lack of support. 📝✨

XxQueenOfSwordsXx | XxQueenOfSwordsXx

Don't let anyone dim your light. You're NTA 👏

retconbacon | retconbacon

Follow your dreams and ignore the haters! 💪🏻

mugrita | mugrita

Is the agent telling the truth? Missing details and red flags ℹ️

docgok | docgok

Passionate writer with a day job faces family backlash 😱

gemekaa | gemekaa

Debate over legitimacy of awards for unpublished manuscripts 🤔

thismakesmesaaaaad | thismakesmesaaaaad

Realistic advice for pursuing writing as a career 📝💰

PossibleCheque | PossibleCheque

Debate over feminism's relevance to woman quitting STEM for writing.

Flubber1215 | Flubber1215

Follow your dreams and ignore the naysayers! 💪🏻

floralanthracite | floralanthracite

Is it just drama or are her loved ones truly unsupportive? 🤔

woahthatsme20 | woahthatsme20

INFO: Balancing passion and responsibility as a parent. 👨🏻‍🎤

[deleted] | [deleted]

Publishing 10+ books doesn't guarantee financial stability. Part-time work + writing is the sweet spot, IMO 👍

Cow_of_Doom | Cow_of_Doom

Supportive comment acknowledges family's concerns, encourages pursuit of dream 👍

SiFiWiRi | SiFiWiRi

Don't let unsupportive family and friends stop your dreams! 💪

Originalhumanbeatbox | Originalhumanbeatbox

Commenter questions OP's commitment, gets sassy reply 😎

Sahtyr | Sahtyr

Follow your dreams! 👏 Don't let anyone hold you back. 😊

HelloImSparky | HelloImSparky

Balancing writing and family is tough, but outsiders should butt out 👍

youm3ddlingkids | youm3ddlingkids

Balancing a full-time job and writing can lead to success 💪

NoLurkers | NoLurkers

Follow your passion and ignore the haters! 💪🏻

OhHeyGrrrl | OhHeyGrrrl

Don't let the haters bring you down! You go, writer! 💪

AITAthrowawayeeeee | AITAthrowawayeeeee

Follow your dreams, but have a backup plan. Good luck! 👏

Haras-Nos | Haras-Nos

Something seems fishy 🤔 Let's investigate 🔍

goatmansportsfan | goatmansportsfan

Commenter receives judgement for post, no sympathy in replies 😬

cuetheawkwardlaugh | cuetheawkwardlaugh

Is pursuing your writing dream worth risking financial stability? 🤔

[deleted] | [deleted]

Don't let the crabs pull you back in the bucket 🤞

Enlightened_Gardener | Enlightened_Gardener

Pursue your dreams and don't let others mislead you! 👏

letsbecute | letsbecute

Follow your dreams, not others'. 👏

MechaV3 | MechaV3

Supportive comment defends pursuing writing dream despite negative feedback.

9pmlmn | 9pmlmn

Supportive comment seeks clarification and congratulates on book release 👏

umbraboy245 | umbraboy245

Believe in your writing dream, but have a backup plan 👍

cancer2009 | cancer2009

Supportive comment and friends. Keep living your best life! 👏

BreathOfLizard | BreathOfLizard

Not the a**hole for pursuing her writing dream 👏

honeytea23 | honeytea23

Follow your dreams and ignore negative opinions. 👍

Vitruvian_man21 | Vitruvian_man21

70s child reminds OP to embrace feminism and pursue happiness. 🙌

HalcyonEve | HalcyonEve

Follow your passion, success will come. Don't let others discourage you! 👏

aliceathome | aliceathome

Balancing writing and work? Commenter seeks more information 🤔

DammitEd | DammitEd

Don't let the haters bring you down! 🙌🏼 Pursue your dreams!

FurryChildren | FurryChildren

Concerns raised over OP's mental health and authenticity of story.

Yserem | Yserem

Follow your passion and don't let anyone hold you back! 👏

jajanans | jajanans

Follow your dream and forget the haters! 👏

mathhews95 | mathhews95

Follow your dreams without risking your family's finances! 👏

jaywinner | jaywinner

Follow your dreams, affordably and confidently. You got this! 👏

awekittycat | awekittycat

Follow your passion and live life to the fullest! 😊

lucyztreatz | lucyztreatz

Follow your dreams and ignore the haters! 💪

kavalejava | kavalejava

Follow your dreams, don't quit your job, and ignore naysayers! 💪

seba_make | seba_make

Follow your dreams and don't let anyone hold you back! 💪🏻

impish_admirable | impish_admirable

Encouraging comment suggests seeking professional help and refining writing skills.

Uktopsbx | Uktopsbx

When pursuing your dreams is met with resistance 🤷‍♀️

thewannabewriter1228 | thewannabewriter1228

Don't steal time from work, but pursuing dreams is NTA 👏

Sentrion | Sentrion

Redditors advise against being an AH in pursuing dreams 👍

babaganoosh333 | babaganoosh333

Following your passion is not selfish, it's smart 💪

MildlyCaustic | MildlyCaustic

Follow your dreams and ignore the haters 💪🏻

DreadCoder | DreadCoder

Chase your dreams and seek professional help for family relationships. 👍

Same_0ld | Same_0ld

You go, girl! 🙌 Not the a**hole in this situation.

JuicyMellonMan5 | JuicyMellonMan5

Follow your dreams and forget the haters 👊

punkisnotded | punkisnotded

Balancing dreams and expectations can be tough 😔

[deleted] | [deleted]

Clarification needed: Is violence being wrongly accused in this story?

garbagepail69 | garbagepail69

Curious about husband's opinion on writer's work 🤔

wxguy215 | wxguy215

Commenter shows support for writer amidst opposition. 👏

wolf0fcanada | wolf0fcanada

Follow your dreams and network with peers to succeed! 👏

C_Alex_author | C_Alex_author

Overcoming unsupportive friends and family to pursue your dreams 💪

socialjusticecleric7 | socialjusticecleric7

Follow your dreams and ignore the naysayers. 👍

Suchboss1136 | Suchboss1136

Follow your dreams and forget the haters! 👏

ilikechopin08 | ilikechopin08

Realistic advice for pursuing writing dream, keep options open 👍

HockeySphincter | HockeySphincter

Living your dream is badass! Don't let anyone dim your shine! 💪

PaperTowelWarrior | PaperTowelWarrior

Encouraging comment, inspiring others to pursue their dreams 🙌

SL8Rgirl | SL8Rgirl

Commenter accuses writer of smugness and bragging about success.

t3h_PaNgOl1n_oF_d00m | t3h_PaNgOl1n_oF_d00m

Find your tribe of fellow writers for support and understanding! 👏

ParishRomance | ParishRomance

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