Make-Believe Lives Part 8: Meet Ben, The Doctor Wannabe
Ben is a kid who is smart and empathetic with almost every living creature and cried whenever he sees a dead animal on the roadside. Ben also joined scouting because he always wanted to save the people or the animals. He has known for his service in which he excelled in first aid the most. Out of curiosity, his father asked him what he wanted to be when he grows up. Without a shed of a doubt Ben wanted to be a doctor. Ben’s father was a janitor and his wife had a minimum paying job how can they pay all the bills for school in that rate?
Ben was able to learn more about scouting and how it can be beneficial. There were suggestions that due to his ability to empathize he fits well as a guidance counselor or could be a psychiatrist but Ben did not want to be either, he wanted to be a doctor.
Understanding that his family would not be able to pay his college tuition, Ben engaged in different activities that would take the mind off the stress.
Through education Ben was able to learn more info about trade schools and how it contributes to improving individuals. Knowing that they do not have the means to spend so, Ben did his best to earn money through doing odd jobs and because of this he was able to save.
Ben was not able to become a doctor, however, with his dedication he finished his course and is now a medical assistant.
Ben was able to discover more about how life is more than just success and wealth.
That is why he went back to school and later revealed to his parents that he was gay. The first response Ben got was frustration and anger but later on his family became more accepting. Ben has his own website wherein he narrates his journey every day through updates.
Ben found the love of his life in the form of Jake, a doctor who works at the same hospital he got in plus he is such an amazing guy.
Was not that long that the two entertained the thought of marriage. Ben and Jake were to be wed if the stipulation for each of them is met.
Jake was tasked to pay off his student debts while Ben, on the other hand, must cut time from work to be with his partner. The both of them reached their end of the bargain and now they travel all across the globe and share their adventures with the world through their adventure blogs.
Presently, the couple just got their first puppy and they are living happily ever after.