Cupid's Pulse Article: Career vs. Family in ‘1,000 Times Goodnight’Cupid's Pulse Article: Career vs. Family in ‘1,000 Times Goodnight’

By Courtney Omernick

For one of the world’s top war photographers, Rebecca’s life is about to become even more complicated when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous lifestyle any longer. Even though Rebecca loves both her family and work, she’s caught trying to make a decision between the two.

Should you see it:

If you like relationship tension, action, drama, and movies with family dynamics, then this film is for you. The movie also features a great cast such as Juliette Binoche, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Larry Mullen Jr., and more!

Who to take:

This intense drama would be great to see with your family members or significant other because it covers balancing a career and family and showcases the struggles that come with it.

How can you properly balance your love life and career?

Cupid’s Advice:

Sometimes, it can be hard enough coming up with a solution for dinner let alone balance work, family, friends, and a love life. But, somehow, many of us make it happen. To ensure that one part of your life doesn’t outweigh the other, Cupid has come up with some advice below on how to properly balance your love life and your career.

1. Set and share your goals: First and foremost, it’s important that both partners know the goals that the other has in terms of their career and relationship. Sharing these goals lets your partner know they’re included in your long-term plans, and that the work you’re putting in towards a career will benefit the both of you in the long run.

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2. Prioritize: Now that you have your goals mapped out, it’s important to decide what takes precedence. Sometimes, prioritizing can mean eliminating one goal in exchange for another. Find out what really is important to you.

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3. Establish expectations: Now that you have goals in mind and have prioritized them, make sure that the both of you establish your expectations with one another regarding these goals and more. This way, you can work on your goals, but you also have an idea as to what your partner wants and needs.

How have you balanced your love life and career? Share your stories in the comments!