• captainlezbian@lemmy.world
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    1 month ago

    I’m smart and had middle class parents and went into the family profession. I have a friend who’s smart as hell, but had unsupportive and poor parents, she’s just learned she’s a perfect match for a variety of office work, as well as learning that given her talents and what she likes there’s a well paid and respected profession that she could do well in. When I was her age I had my degree and was working in my field for middle class pay.

    I’ve been coming to harsh understanding of how deep inter generational wealth and class goes through knowing her