Teachers and professors are so important in our lives, but they are highly underestimated for their job roles. One such teacher named Abby Norman from Atlanta, Georgia, shared a Tweet about how she switched her carrier from a school teacher to a bartender after nine years of service.

She spent nine years in the classroom, but after “loving the students and the learning and despising the testing and the paper-pushing of the classroom,” she gave it up. In her tweet, she explained

This former teacher shared how happy she is after quitting her job and becoming a bartender




Inspired by her tweet, others also talked about exchanging teaching for enjoyable, less stressful careers that also pay more

 

The thread also has teachers sharing how they realized they were severely underpaid

People also spoke about why it’s getting harder and harder not to quit teaching and why so many already did