How to be happy in biglaw

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How to be happy in biglaw

Postby DELG » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:04 pm

Actually like k-cup coffee.
Hate your spouse.
Dislike or find your children overwhelming. Having none isn't nearly as effective so distant second.
Crippling social anxiety helps. Getting an MD to misdiagnose your crippling social anxiety as ADHD helps even more.
Be fat or skinny fat with no interest in the gym.
Overvalue free cab rides and seamless dinners.

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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby Johann » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:12 pm

I would like to assemble you cogburn me and biglawv20 in a great thread.

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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby Desert Fox » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:04 pm

have your tiger mom remove your ability to enjoy anything but work.
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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby DELG » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:10 am

Desert Fox wrote:have your tiger mom remove your ability to enjoy anything but work.

She should also be cold and withhold affection

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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby TLSModBot » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:30 am

Enjoy competing for the sake of competing
OCD
Extremely impenetrable self-regard?

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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby DELG » Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:38 am

zacharus85 wrote:Enjoy competing for the sake of competing
OCD
Extremely impenetrable self-regard?

Only the last 2

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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby Desert Fox » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:38 pm

zacharus85 wrote:Enjoy competing for the sake of competing
OCD
Extremely impenetrable self-regard?


I think any self regard would have you quit.
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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby jimmythecatdied6 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:01 pm

"Enjoy competing for the sake of competing."

You sound like someone that has this life thing figured out.

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Re: How to be happy in biglaw

Postby DELG » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:03 pm

I don't think people in biglaw are particularly competitive and I don't think firms pit associates against each other. At all.



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