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    I don't think it'd even enjoy it.
    I really hate having to make conversations people on a daily basis especially old people because it's hard for me to talk casually with people that are older than me (partly because of my culture)
    I'm volunteering with the elderly right now and everyday I just sit and wait until it's over I don't enjoy it at all. It's hard for me to talk with anyone there even other volunteers so I just sit in silence for the most part.
    I also hate touching people so I can't imagine having to wash someone.
    I feel like this is basically what I'd be like as a nurse as well and I'd probably end up dropping out within the first year.
    My mum really wants me to do nursing and it seems like the smart thing to do but it's not what I want to do at all.

    I have two interviews coming up and I don't know if I should go and then just go with the flow or just decline them because this isn't the future I want and the thought of being a nurse depresses me.
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    Don't do it if your heart isn't in it. It's massively hard to get funding for another degree, so unless you want to be working in a job you hate until you retire, don't do it. Take a year out, find what you like. A year out now is much better than years doing a job you despise - believe me.
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    I'd agree, don't do it. Also don't take a uni place that someone who is passionate about doing this could have.
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    If you can't communicate with people and you don't want to do personal care then nursing is not for you. That's okay, it's not a profession for everyone. I think you should take a year out and find something that you really like or just go out and gain different experiences. Do what YOU want to do as it's your life and your career, not your mothers.
 
 
 
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