I mean, you’ve made it this far. You’ve taken all of the classes. Wrote all the papers. Went to all the conferences. So, why is this dissertation so hard? You love your topic and so excited about the research but this writing… Listen, I hear you. Today, I’m breaking down what’s most likely happening and what you can do about it.
The truth is, you don’t have all the answers and nor should you have all the answers. The dissertation is a learning activity designed for you to demonstrate your understanding of the research process. Are you able to design, complete, and write up a research project? Once you have demonstrated that you are able to do that then you can be called a doctor.