June 9, posted by: Megan 0 Comment As I mentioned in a previous blog post about shyness and introversion, I was an extremely shy child and teenager. Not surprisingly, I was behind most of my peers when it came to dating and relationships.
Her father was Captain Stephen Barton, a member of the local militia and a selectman who inspired his daughter with patriotism and a broad humanitarian interest.
He was also the leader of progressive thought in the Oxford village area. When she was three years old, Barton was sent to school with her brother Stephen, where she excelled in reading and spelling. At school, she became close friends with Nancy Fitts; she is the only known friend Barton had as a child due to her extreme timidity.
She continued to care for David long after doctors had given up. He made a full recovery. She was brought back home to regain her health. Upon her return, her family relocated to help a family member: The house that the Barton family was to live in needed to be painted and repaired.
After the work was done, Barton was at a loss because she had nothing else to help with, to not feel like a burden to her family. It was not until after she had injured herself that Barton's mother began to question her playing with the boys.
Barton's mother decided she should focus on more feminine skills. She invited one of Clara's female cousins over to help develop her femininity. From her cousin, she gained proper social skills as well.
This profession interested Barton greatly and helped motivate her; she ended up conducting an effective redistricting campaign that allowed the children of workers to receive an education.
Successful projects such as this gave Barton the confidence needed when she demanded equal pay for teaching. Early professional life[ edit ] Barton became an educator in for 12 years in schools in Canada and West Georgia.
Barton fared well as a teacher and knew how to handle rambunctious children, particularly the boys, since as a child she enjoyed her male cousins' and brothers' company. She learned how to act like them, making it easier for her to relate to and control the boys in her classroom since they respected her.
Barton decided to further her education by pursuing writing and languages at the Clinton Liberal Institute in New York. In this college town, she developed many friendships that broadened her point of view on many issues concurring at the time.
The principal of the institute recognized her tremendous abilities and admired her work. This friendship lasted for many years, eventually turning into a romance. Her writings and bodies of work could instruct the local statesmen. No one could exceed her outstanding service to humanity in war and in peace.
Once completed, though, Barton was replaced as principal by a man elected by the school board. They saw the position as head of a large institution to be unfitting for a woman.
She was demoted to "female assistant" and worked in a harsh environment until she had a nervous breakdown along with other health ailments, and quit. For three years, she received much abuse and slander from male clerks. American Civil War[ edit ] Clara Barton circa Victims within the Massachusetts regiment were transported to Washington D.
Wanting to serve her country, Barton went to the railroad station when the victims arrived and nursed 40 men.
She began helping them by personally taking supplies to the unfinished Capitol Building where the young men of the 6th Massachusetts Militiawho had been attacked in Baltimore, Maryland, were housed. Barton quickly recognized them, as she had grown up with some of them, and some she had even taught.
Barton, along with several other women, personally provided clothing, food, and supplies for the sick and wounded soldiers. She learned how to store and distribute medical supplies and offered emotional support to the soldiers by keeping their spirits high.Singles Clubs and Events and Speed Dating: These are fun, especially if you go with a friend or a female friend.
Just get there and talk to people and make it clear that you don’t only want to meet a girls for dating. Talk to anyone girl/guy/group of girls. Maureen, an attorney, went to law school to become a child advocate.
Instead, she accepted a high-paying job at a corporation and was a partner by age When looking back on the last two decades of her life, she wishes she had made different career choices.
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