is this more of a financial question though? if you have the means to support yourself, then why not, there are times that I would have loved to quit my 9-5 to work on a side project but then a quick glance at the bank account draws me back to reality.
yeah, and the fact is a lot of the 'quit your job and chase your dreams' advice comes from people with a ton of privilege. Be it an easy way to get another job as a fallback, parents to bail them out, or a lot of assets in their household (e.g. a partner who's stably employed).
Fundamentally no single piece of advice works for everyone. As a single parent it's a struggle to make time for coding after 5pm. If I had to re-tool quickly I would have to stop working, no matter the risk that entailed.
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