Earlier this week, Reddit user chouse33 posted this semi-serious call-to-action on r/Teachers:
While this post was made under the “humor” category, the responses show that teachers demanding to only work their contracted time for their contracted pay is clearly a serious subject for them.
User haysus25 responded with the top comment:
Another teacher, user 123LoveMyLife123, also attested to how creating boundaries improved their health:
Other teachers remarked on their own burnout last year and/or in recent years. From user woahyougo:
Many teachers who have or want children weighed in on the importance of putting their loved ones first. From user chuchunk:
From user ShineImmediate7081:
User gettingteachywithit pointed out a sad reality of the expectations we have of teachers:
User Global-Firefighter33 told this sad but relatable story on the importance of boundaries:
And a final note from user Math-Hatter:
I think you’re onto something, Math-Hatter.