I don't know where you from and what your cultural background is.
I can just speak for myself.
I had the same problem. "You need to get a real job", "You need to earn money now" and so on.
But now I think I should have listened to my gut feeling and stayed on the freelancing route.
It will be hard in the beginning but if you really put the work in it will be so much more fun and the money then will come!
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