In personal life we hold familial roles such a being a daughter, son, wife, husband, mother, father, aunt, uncle, cousin, grandparent, and so on. We have friendships. We also may be employed, or be a student, or both. We may have authority over others in some of these roles.
We all have some accomplishments, skills, hobbies, connections with other people through a variety of ways. All contribute to giving our life meaning, purpose, and identity. Key word is “contribute.” So what is it exactly that defines us?