My take on this? Not everyone is meant to parent a family. T.N.’s exploration of one’s personal destiny, goes much deeper.
I once watched a movie which depicted the life of a painter… The painter, described by the Internet as ‘morally skittish’, left his family behind for a carefree, Tahitian existence. If I remember correctly, the painter had a friend who also aspired to be an artist -except that the friend had a more responsible approach. The friend kept his day job and provided for his family while pursuing painting part time whenever he could.
If I recall correctly, the protagonist painter mocked his friend at some point in the movie for thinking that he could have it both ways. Or at least that’s how I remember it. The way I interpreted it was that the protagonist painter was saying you’re frittering the best of your creativity away at a job which then exhausts the better part of your day and leaves you with crumbs for your art, then you expect…
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