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Have you surpassed your parent’s achievements in life

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Have you surpassed your parent’s achievements in life

I think I can say in all/majority of cultures it is important for a child to surpass their parents achievements in life.

Simple question have you surpassed your parents achievements in life or are you on your way to surpass them?

I am not no where near competing with them. Set the bar high, what about you?

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i surpassed my dads achievements when i was 9

mum, nope

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My parents came over here in the 60s with all they could fit in their pocket's to live with grandparents. After having their first child whilst their average age was barely over 19: They have gone through various career avenues, various business avenue's, paid off the mortgage on the 3 bedroom whilst raising 3 terrors and are building a retirement project in the tropics.

Now if you put the opportunities presented to me in scale with their acheivements I won't surpass that until I can withdraw my first million.

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No

Dad has worked for himself since the age of 20, is now 54, mad respect for him

Mum worked at a record label for like 25 years, was renowned for diligence and professionalism and being safe

I've done a lot for my age but I'm not scratching the surface yet in terms of personal achievement IMO

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Maybe, not sure. They basically had zero opportunities and a lot more obstacles so it's hard to compare.

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Maybe, not sure. They basically had zero opportunities and a lot more obstacles so it's hard to compare.

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Maybe, not sure. They basically had zero opportunities and a lot more obstacles so it's hard to compare.

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Actually, on consideration, nah i haven't. I've achieved what I should have based on all the opportunities that this country gave me, but i haven't done anything spectacular

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Actually, on consideration, nah i haven't. I've achieved what I should have based on all the opportunities that this country gave me, but i haven't done anything spectacular

this is the kind of thing i use for self motivation,

in comparison to my parents my achievements to date have been handed to me on a plate, mostly by hard work they've put in both at work and as parents,

so 90% of the things i achieve are their achieve are theirs anyway.

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In terms of education yes but in other aspects of life no

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Not my Dad, he wanted me to be a nurse and get married to a white man.

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Not my Dad, he wanted me to be a nurse and get married to a white man.

Yeah and he is not the only one dissapointed that you never followed his dreams harlot

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That isn't his achievement tho that's what he wanted for u

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Dunno what my parents greatest achievements are...

Will ask.

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Oh yea, didn't read any of this properly.

I work with my Mum and this business is our greatest success, so we are on a par. My Dad has worked the same job from 16 and still loves it, he's on a lovely wage too.. He's ahead but I will get there

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Pos I love ambition in a women absolutly love it xox

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That isn't his achievement tho that's what he wanted for u

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Dunno what my parents greatest achievements are...

Will ask.

Yeah there is their expectations of you, and then their own achievements (which either went with or against their parents expectations..)

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Nah, no way. Suppose I feel a sort of pressure to do so, when I think about it.

I've surpassed their educational milestones pretty much, but like a next man said our gen. didn't face the same sort of struggles.

In a way, our parents had it easier when it came to copping houses etc, I ain't gonna be able to cop a year for 10 years if I'm realistic. I don't want kids yet, and I think most parents have to consider their kids and achievement unless you go and raise a Gayle-esque sexual deev or some sh*t.

Moving to another country is another achievement in life I haven't attained yet.

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Keep working hard fam

One day u will be shanking man in the tobacco fields

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Have you surpassed your parent’s achievements in life

I think I can say in all/majority of cultures it is important for a child to surpass their parents achievements in life.

Simple question have you surpassed your parents achievements in life or are you on your way to surpass them?

I am not no where near competing with them. Set the bar high, what about you?

you're lying. you have surpassed them. about no where near

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Not my Dad, he wanted me to be a nurse and get married to a white man.

So you intend not to marry a white man?

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I misread the thread, don't wanna turn it into that kind of topic. I have no intentions but who I am with right now is not.

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Na he doesn't try and force his opinion but he makes suggestions. Ultimately he wants me happy but I know what he would prefer.

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they came frsh from nigeria with nothing

both got their degrees and masters

1 business, some of property here and a fat yard back home

so no.

edit: f*ck i need to get on my bike

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I misread the thread, don't wanna turn it into that kind of topic. I have no intentions but who I am with right now is not.

would u marry a muslim? would ur parents be disappointed if u married a muslim?

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I have in some ways, but not in others.

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Yes and my dad probably would be yes

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