How can I turn my life around?
I need advice about changing my life. I have been a housewife for years and my kids have left home years ago. I want to work but I am not very brainy and I have only worked wit kids in the past and done cleaning jobs. I don't want to really work with kids again because im 5O in a few months and feel I have raised my own 3 and want to do something different. im in a rut at the moment and all I do is get up and clean around the house and go the shops if I need things. The cleaning is taking over because I am letting it and I know I should be looking for work and be looking each and everyday but I don't. i feel no one will take me on because of my age and because i have not worked for awhile no reference to offer. Im not lazy, I just like to keep a clean house and that's where I take after my mother because she was a housewife all her life and kepted the house spotless, I didn't want to turn out like her but I have. My husband does all the cooking and will wash the dishes and will do jobs if i asked him like the hoovering but most of the time i do it from top to bottom each week and hoover up every other day even thou there is only two of us at home. I think I do it all because im used to doing it but I know I need to stop and get out of doing this week after week. I don't bother with family and have no friends at all so my life is just crap. we see our kids but that's only every now and then and they have there own lives. how can I get out of this rut I have built for myself and get some kind of life away from the home and stop being Cinderella. my husband says to leave it all for him to do and he will get round to doing it but he is not as clean as me and doesn't care if the floor needs mopping or the bath needs a good clean. he works full time as a sales rep. I look forward when we have stayed away in a hotel and I don't have to clean or hoover up and its nice to get away from it all and the house. I remember when I lived at home when I was young and I used to clean the house all them years ago and I feel I have never stopped doing it. am i to obsessed with it, how can I stop.
Have you thought about maybe a personal assistant or receptionist? Sounds like a good fit for you. You get the chance to keeps stuff organized, interact with people and earn some money.
Give it a try!