LIVING: Young people, just do you; whatever makes you happy - Nairobi News - 6 months ago, 25 Aug 09:50
When I was going away to the university to pursue my degree, of all the advice I got, the very best was from my aunt who kept it real with me.
An uncle had told me to take a course that would enable me to employ myself, eventually. Another told me not to get a boyfriend from the “wrong” tribe while there.
My cousin’s then girlfriend advised me to change my course because I would never get a job (I would really like to meet her and show her how wrong she was).
My aunt’s advice was very different. She did not tell me to work hard, or to watch out for the kind of friends that can mislead you. No. She simply told me that it was okay to quit, if I found that things were too tough for me.
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