As habitual quitter, you know that it’s not day one the that’s hard. It’s the next day, and the day after, and the rest of the days that you are trying to change. You know, because you have had a lot of day ones.
Day after Thanksgiving 2004
You’ve spent today realizing the guy you brought to Thanksgiving dinner with the family isn’t “the one”. Your gut will be an electric mixer as you end it over a phone call at 2 pm. You’ve had a rough year, and (spoiler alert) it will get worse.
It was the most important thing my supervisor told me when I was fired, because it was true, and nearly two decades later, it’s still true.