I'm 21 years old and my boyfriend and I have been together for almost 10 months now. We decided to move in together about 8 weeks ago and it's a decision I don't regret. Our relationship is a strong one, I love and trust him, as I believe he loves and trusts me. My problem: He's a struggling musician trying to break into the recording industry. He's been actively pursuing his dream of recording an album for a little more than a year now. He has some connections and is getting studio time when he possibly can (which leaves me home alone until 4 or 5 in the morning a few times a week). I'm so proud of him and his progress, but it's difficult for me to not feel left out of the sequence. I decided to drop out of college last year and I've been working full-time. I love the company and the people I work with, however, I do not necessarily enjoy what I'm doing. I feel stuck. I have absolutely no idea what direction I want to go in, but know that I cannot live feeling like I have nothing for myself. With work becoming monotonous and home-life becoming all about my boyfriend's music and staying home alone, I can't help but feel unhappy. I'm beginning to see my boyfriend less as his career takes off and I'm finding myself more lonely and depressed. I love him and I don't want to end things with him... in fact, I truly believe he's "the one" for me. How do I pull myself out of this slump?
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