My Job Has Become My Identity, and Now I’ve Lost Sight of My Purpose

In this new era of work, how can I separate the way I earn a paycheck from who I am as a person?

Woman lost in the desert, searching
Photo by Katerina Kerdi on Unsplash

After my first month on the job, several months into the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in the U.S., the CEO of my new company scheduled a 1:1 with me. He looked at me through the Zoom…



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Sophie Rose

Sophie Rose


My writing is as varied as my life: sex, sobriety, non-monogamy, books, research, relationships, and mental health are my favorite topics.