I Feel Like I’m Doing All the Errands

©Ryan McGuire 2015
©Ryan McGuire 2015

When you lose your job or don’t work at all sometimes you can be stuck with all the errands of the house. You can also be working full-time and taking care of the kids with errands driving your mind crazy in the background. You could feel trapped or alone. You could be close to exploding. Don’t let yourself explode, follow some of these tips instead:

Get a Job

Sometimes when you having nothing to do but errands it seems endless. You wash the dishes and after dinner, you have more dishes to clean. The cycle starts over the next day. It’s a drag and can become depressing. Don’t let it go that far. Working can free your mind and let you use some hidden talent. Discuss with your partner your dilemma and split the mundane chores. Figure it out, Your spouse can’t say no to more income or they’re insane.

Have Your Spouse Home More

If your spouse has an activity that they like to do you may need them to cut back. They should cut back especially if it doesn’t bring any income. Again, talk about it and make a move.


Hey, the world won’t end if the dog’s bath is pushed back another day. Relax, work more hours or sell your craft or hobby. When you have extra time you can be making money! Someone else can worry about the chores.

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Yessenia Diaz has a background in graphic and web design but is also intrigued by writing and teaching. Yessenia created Tru.Works as an outlet for all her talents and continues collecting stories from around the world to share with people all across the interweb. Follow Yessenia on Instagram and her favorite, Twitter, @ythegreatdiaz.

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