Dilemma by definition is
‘a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable.’
Though common in adolescence, one often experiences ‘dilemma’ in most phases of life.
It may be a question of
‘Should I become a business man or a university professor?’
‘Should I marry or remain single in life?’ or
‘Should I change my job or start my own enterprise?’
So, depending on our culture and personality, some remain confused. Some folks ask all around for advice. Some resort to divine intervention by asking religious heads.
Some people take advice from friends, parents and relatives.
The best person to decide is you – as there is no one other than you who knows the whole truth.
Rubber Band Model is useful to decide. What is pulling me to the right (PROS) and what is pulling me to the left (CONS)?
It is best to put the Pros and Cons on a piece of paper and sleep over it before deciding.
Sometimes you have to take a quick decision and sometimes a slow one.
“A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one” – Rita Moe Brown