Stay or Quit

I was a teacher in a primary school before I took up a degree in TESL. When I graduated, I was sent to a school far away from my present home but it was just about half an hour drive. 

I was teaching the Form 1 and Form 2 students but I had to be a form teacher. When I was teaching in the primary school, I didn't need to be a class teacher at all. I didn't like it..

Ok, never mind. Soon I got used to it and I love my life there. It was fun teaching the students even though they were not too good in English. I love to bring the laptop and projector to my classes as teaching through computer was so much fun.

However, I dreaded the drive to school. So I applied for a transfer back to my present hometown. I applied for the fourth time before I finally got it. 

I thought that I would be happy in my new school. But I were not. I was given all kinds of responsibilities which I felt was too much. Worst of all was I was given Form 5 classes. For the past 5 years, I was only teaching the Form 1 and 2. I should be given a follow-up. Say Form 3, then form 4.

I appealed to the Headmistress but nothing was going to change. Then, there was a turn in my life. My husband's brother wanted to break away from the business partnership so I was asked by my husband to help him in his business.

I thought that it was good for me to just quit and help my husband instead. Decision made and I started to work in my husband's shop..

But there were a lot of complications while working with him. Should I stay or quit?





Comments

  1. i'd like to answer your question, but this is a matter of personal decision i'm afraid..

    xx

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  2. Do what your heart tells you to do. Listen for that.

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  3. will support whichever decision you decide to take

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  4. Que sera sera...what will be will be.

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  5. it's hard for us all to say which one is the best option.

    But you will choose wisely, by looking into your heart, Wenn.

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  6. half an hour drive and you think it's far away?? hahaha..

    errr, but i think there are always complications when you work with people, anywhere and with anyone.. it just have to be open communication to sort things out.. :)

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  7. I wonder should I go or should I stay the band has only one more song to play..Give it a full thought while listening to the last song. In life there are ups and downs. You are now caught in a situation of work and a lifetime partner. Agree with [SK] you just need to have more communication to arrest the internal and external issues of home and work.

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  8. aiya, can see hubby everyday....good lah...

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  9. If I were your husband..I hope I can see you every day. :D

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  10. Then again if you are not happy and your husband can employ another worker to replace you...then...

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  11. Stay lo...cannot go back to government..

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  12. Sigh... life n its tough decisions.

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  13. it depends where your priority lies... how much a family business means to you and your family, and is it important enough to let go your preferred choice (teaching)

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