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Samurai_Writer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-09-05 10:01 AM
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32. My son is 23 and has never gone to college...
He started working right after high school at a tile manufacturer/distributer in their warehouse. Four years later, he is their shipping and receiving manager. I keep asking if he wants to go to college, but he does not want to a)give up the job he has to go to school, and b)give up the independence he has had for the past 3 years of living on his own.

Also, I think he is a bit afraid of failing, because he had such a hard time in school, being ADD. He was an "A or F" kid -- classes he found interesting, he'd get all As in... classes he didn't like or found difficult, he failed.

I haven't asked him about college in about a year. I figure if he really wanted to go, he'd bring it up. He already knows I would help pay for it.
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