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    Okay so I have been with my boyfriend for 3 1/2 years, we met whilst I was working part-time at McDonald’s during college. I will be qualifying from university next year as a registered nurse and we have plans to get a home together and start a family, however, my boyfriends lack of motivation to better his job is getting in the way. He has always said that he won’t be working at McDonald’s forever, however, he is miserable in his job, earning minimum wage and not doing anything to actively change it. I have suggested applying to other jobs yet he always thinks of an excuse why the job is not suited to him. We will not be able to afford to move out together on his current wages, yet he is reluctant to progress further at McDonald’s either. I love him dearly and he treats me perfectly otherwise, but at the moment I feel like I’m stuck with an unmotivated loser and it’s putting a rift between us.
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    Sit him down and tell him that. If he doesn't change jobs, he will never be able to have the life he wants. See if that makes him realise he needs to change.
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    (Original post by Anongirl12345)
    Okay so I have been with my boyfriend for 3 1/2 years, we met whilst I was working part-time at McDonald’s during college. I will be qualifying from university next year as a registered nurse and we have plans to get a home together and start a family, however, my boyfriends lack of motivation to better his job is getting in the way. He has always said that he won’t be working at McDonald’s forever, however, he is miserable in his job, earning minimum wage and not doing anything to actively change it. I have suggested applying to other jobs yet he always thinks of an excuse why the job is not suited to him. We will not be able to afford to move out together on his current wages, yet he is reluctant to progress further at McDonald’s either. I love him dearly and he treats me perfectly otherwise, but at the moment I feel like I’m stuck with an unmotivated loser and it’s putting a rift between us.
    I think I understand where you are coming from, I am a highly driven guy and have been with girls who aren't very ambitious and it causes a lot of tension. It just isn't pleasant to feel you are being held back by someone's lack of ambition!
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    All you can do is be honest about how much of an issue it is and decide how long you're prepared tow ait.
 
 
 
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