Everything That Happens When You Try To Explain Your Nonprofessional Career To Your Parents

April 24, 2017

1. The face your parents make when you tell them what you do:

2. How your parents look at you when you start explaining what the job entails:

3. But internally they’re really like:

What is this child saying? I’m not hearing bank or firm. What kind of job is content developing? What content are they developing? Is it like an Estate Developer?

4. And then they are like, “But how much are they paying you?”

Because it’s really all about the money.

5. When they hear the amount and it’s a lot more than they expected:

6. When they hear the amount and it’s less than they expected:

7. Then they say, “So this is what you want to do with your life now?”

8. How they look at you when you try to explain that the job is your passion:

Is it passion you will eat?

9. When they keep telling you about “real” job vacancies:

But I already have a job na.

10. When you have to always remind them what you do:

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