How do I get my quitter son to realise that no job is perfect? | Ask Annalisa Barbieri

He blames all his frustration on others, but would actually cope better if he faced up to the everyday reality of failure

My son is 30 and a lawyer. He is ambitious and enthusiastic, but he’s now in his fourth job, and already wants to leave after just a few months.

When he starts a new job, he is generally happy, but within a short time he realises there’s a gap between the job description and the reality, and wants to get out because he feels he’s wasting his time. He says the problems he encounters are poor management and bad organisation.

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