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Unformatted text preview: However, my mom did used to get interviews which she went to. When the interviews were unsuccessful, she would blame her multiple sclerosis. She would often ask the interviewer personal questions. She associates her lack of social manners with her disease (though I know she has been that way all her life.) My mom explains her lack of job because of the economy and her disease. She thinks of her failure as outside of her control and it helps her feel peaceful with herself. My mom always feels like everything is her fault so by blaming outside forces she is able to think that it is not her fault that she doesn't have a job. Her explanations for it are always blaming something else and she often get hysterical if we pressure her to get a job. She'll continue to believe that there's nothing she can do and she is constantly trying to convince us and herself....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course SOCIO 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '09