Mary Portas One Life: over to YOU

06 March 2009

Mary Portas

Each week in Grazia, Mary Portas talks one reader through an issue in their life. But now it's your turn to tell it like it is. Our next reader letter is below. What's your advice for Natalie? Have you been through something similar? What did you do? 

‘I'm not an earth mother or a career woman - so what am I?'

I have two children but no idea where I'm going in life because I'm not an earth mother but no career woman either. I dropped out of school after having my son when I was 18 and met my husband Craig two years later. We're happily married, have a three-year-old daughter and I do all the paperwork for Craig's business. But I feel like I'm wandering through life with no clear direction. All I know is that being a wife and mother isn't completely fulfilling and I need something for myself.

Natalie, 29, Kent

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