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Why I Stopped Auditioning

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Why I Stopped Auditioning By: Ryan D. Daniels
Originally posted on September 24, 2016

A man wants a woman who has her own, a woman who can cook, a woman who keeps herself up, a woman who is this, a woman who is that. At one point in time I saw myself at least in a happy and stable relationship by the time I was 25. Every time I became halfway serious with a guy I started auditioning for the wife role—cooking and doing whatever in between to make him realize I was the “one”. However, as my 26th birthday draws nigh I realized something the man who is meant for me isn’t going to need for me to audition.

Diary of a Mad NC Teacher

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Diary of a Mad NC Teacher
By: Ryan D. Daniels


Another school year is quickly approaching and I’m spending a fraction of my time preparing my lessons, another fraction of my time studying for the LSAT (again), and another fraction is spent on me revamping my résumé and submitting applications to jobs outside of teaching.  No, it is not that I don’t like teaching. I actually love teaching, I love working with kids, and I love being able to have a positive impact in the lives of our future leaders. However, let’s talk about what I do not like and why I would quit my teaching job in a heartbeat if the option arose and I don’t care if people judge me for it.