I first came across the above statement when I was watching this talk by Frugal Guru Pete Adeney (from Mr. Money Mustache blog).

All my life after graduation, I have been in a job. In my 20s and early 30s, I worked really hard. Managed to pay off my student loan, HDB mortgage, got married and have 2 kids.

I did not really think much about whether I like my job or not. It was satisfying at times, shitty plenty of times…(kind of remind me of the relationship with my kids)…. but when you are busy, you seldom think about how much you love (or hate) your job.

Not too long ago, I came across these wo posts by fellow financial bloggers:

1) Is Your Work A Necessary Evil? (read here)

2) The Maths behind being Financially Independent with $1 million by Age 40 (read here)

And …