Janie wrote:Do most schizoids finish college and get professional jobs? What kind of jobs? What is a good job for SPD?
I am not going to say what job I do as I detect a certain amount of job-related prejudice on this forum.
Steppenwolf wrote:In case a schizoid has the intellectual abilities and occasional motivation, staying in academia for the rest of the life sounds like a great idea to me. It's what I'm trying, although I can already picture myself as Dr. Hobo.
astreal wrote:Steppenwolf wrote:In case a schizoid has the intellectual abilities and occasional motivation, staying in academia for the rest of the life sounds like a great idea to me. It's what I'm trying, although I can already picture myself as Dr. Hobo.
i couldn't really imagine doing anything else. i've struggled a lot with the motivation required to earn the advanced degrees one needs though. i quit for a year during my m.a. studies and it's taken me eight years to finally be close to finishing my ph.d.
the rewards are many and have kept me going. no boss, i mostly set my own schedule, i can work a lot at home. i have colleagues i say "hi" to in the hallway, not coworkers i'm expected to work with and probably socialize with too. the teaching isn't too difficult once you get the hang of it. it's a lot more like acting or performing than socializing. and i'm in the classroom for less than eight hours a week.
it's hard work and it's not for everyone, but it's not a bad way for a schizoid to make a living compared to most other jobs out there.
Peptron wrote:Sabratha, you do not count, as you are a freak of nature. You go through life with cheat codes.
Sabratha wrote:It will require socializing during courses or lectures, but actually it seems that its a much smaller problem for me than for other schizoids here. Maybe its because I don't expirience stress.
insomniakat wrote:I've thought about getting a PHD, but I simply do not have the motivation to go through with it, nor the finances.
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