Quitting has become a dirty word, associated with failure and weakness.
Anyone who has experienced any measure of success knows that quitting is par for the course. A few dinners have opened with folks talking about their failures. Really talented, accomplished individuals getting honest about places they screwed up, projects that were complete disasters, even relationships that weren’t right.
I’m not sure quitting and failing is something that needs to be hidden. Your story could be the inspiration someone else needs.
If you want to read more on quitting (what to quit, how to quit, resources to help) check out The courage to quit on Medium.