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I Am A Unemployed Teacher

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    Just became unemployed

    as of June 30, 2014. I was a teacher in the Camden City Public School District for 8 years. I've applied everywhere and have received no callbacks. As of Monday, I will be visiting the 'One Stop Career Shop' to see if going back to school is the right option for me. Maybe...
    BeFree619 BeFree619 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Dispirited And Sad

    Mid-October, 2009:  the department of education of a nameless state decided to close our district for a number of reasons (some valid/some not). May 28, 2010: the door of my classroom was closed and locked for the last time. After putting in applications with hundreds of...
    homesteaded homesteaded 41-45 Mar 26, 2011

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    I've been unemployed for 2 months now and scared out of my miind. I have 2 kids and the only breadwinner. Ive read some posts here where people have been unemployed for a very long...
    jerseygrl1103 jerseygrl1103 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    And I don't enjoy it. I do some voluntary work which is okay, but I'd rather have a paid job. I also hate the attitude of some people, tarring those who are unemployed with the...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    Here I am writing this. A month as passed since my last job and yet the words I use to express the feelings that I do I cannot comprehend. My eyes don't seem to open to the same...
    theworldasitis theworldasitis 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    After many years on searching for a job, I finally got one. During my search for a job I was desperate, I was willing to do take any job, and promised myself that once I got a job...
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    I struggled for years to get an Engineering degree, just to find out that nobody wants a female engineer. How funny is that? I got my degree almost two years ago, and I could only...
    caritus caritus 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    After School Fire Drill It was May and sophomore year was nearly ending. I knew it was only a matter of time before not having Mr. A as my teacher anymore. I was still grateful...
    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    My science teacher was a kind looking man with blue eyes and a soft smile. I used to admire him, becuase he seemed to be the happiest man on Earth. I would always raise my hand...
    Teenager1421 Teenager1421 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Sudden Change of Heart, or I Grew Up I don't know what it is, but everytime I'm on this group and see underage (like young young) girls and their teachers that seem to "like" them...
    pnktiger09 pnktiger09 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 8

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    Confessing My Feelings.... So I've read a few stories on here about how you all will confess how you feel to your teachers, most haven't ended well and some have ended okay. I...
    pnktiger09 pnktiger09 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    My drama/media teacher is awesome, he is the only teacher i feel is really easy to get along with since we share similar interests, film! I remember one lesson where the class were...
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Its only been a month after graduating middle school yet, i feel pain and sadness that i will never see my teachers ever again. So, with that in mind. Let me begin my story. Im not...
    Makeupxo Makeupxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    The first time I fell in love with a teacher, it was 7th grade. He was a shy teacher though, so I didn't act on it much. Then when I got to 8th grade I just fell in love with THREE...
    LightTheDarkness LightTheDarkness 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I can't help it sometimes. On the first day of school I always sit at the front, raise my hand, and talk to the teacher after class. If I find out my teacher is lazy and doesn't...
    ElizabethRivers33 ElizabethRivers33 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Im graduating in a few months and i really like my teacher. Hes in his mid 20s i assume and was my coach (Kinda still is?) for a sport. To me, he looks like the type where if you...
    turtlemonster turtlemonster 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Leaving an impression In elementary school, I really liked my teacher, Ms Kimble, even though which he was unfailingly strict. Some teachers leave a permanent impression on you...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F Aug 2

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    Leaving an impression In elementary school, I really liked my teacher, Ms Kimble, even though which he was unfailingly strict. Some teachers leave a permanent impression on you...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F Aug 2

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    This happened a while back but . I was super young and my gym teacher was my first real crush he was about 25 and I was only 13 . I was in love really . So it all started back when...
    MahoganyLoves MahoganyLoves 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I Liked You, I Loved You. Junior Year, this English teacher that wasn't my teacher was cute. I talked to him and told him how cute he was and how much I loved him. In the end, I...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Aug 12

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    There's a new teacher that I've seen around campus and wow! My jaw dropped all the way to the first floor! Lol He's a young , buff , hipster teacher. Normally I'm not really...
    jest04 jest04 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Does anyone else hate when people say things like "you shouldn't develop feelings for your teachers" or "you shouldn't friend/follow your teachers on social media" or "you shouldn...
    see17 see17 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I just thought I would start posting some of my favorite moments I spent with my teacher so that everyone in this community can get to know me and my situation a little better...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    The last moment I want to share with you all was the time that I had died my hair a super bright red like cherry red and It was a pretty non-washed out red that had black frosted...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I hated my middle school teachers. they were always controlling with my life. What video games I should play, what tv or movies I should watch, what music I should listen too. one...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Jul 28

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    This post is devoted to all of you teacher lovers out there. I have some phisophical/psychological questions to make to you and to myself... questions: 1) since we love them and...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    i am 15 years old and he is 21 , am inlove with him but theres a barrier his my teacher , i love him its started when am still in the 8th grade , he is a transffered teacher and he...
    Gazeintothestars Gazeintothestars 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Hey, my teacher- loving friends! I am back! Sorry, I had to take a break from EP… reasons… one of them being the excessive amount of pervs that were messaging me lately. I have...
    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Well, I was. And it wasn't really love as in kissing someone.. More like loving someone as you love family.. Does that count ? I just wanted to tell this, since I've kept it a...
    perksofbeingamermaid perksofbeingamermaid 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Upon reflection it was a really nice experience, and as I was in the dream, it was a really nice ambient sort of feeling, just me and her (more about dream below) , I've flirted...
    AIM97 AIM97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    So I'll make it short. The summer between my ninth and tenth grade of high school, I had an injury that pretty much took away a lot of my memory. My parents didn't care, they weren...
    Southernpanda Southernpanda 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This actually happened to me twice in my final two years of high school. The first time was on a relief teacher for Social Sciences. I went to an all-girls school so like 90% of...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Today I read about a boy who was badly beaten up by a teacher.I was sad.I understand that it is difficult for a teacher to get the best out of a student.Nowadays corporal...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Literally I have no sexual feelings for my teacher I just want her to be my mom or a mother figure. We had a lot in common, and we talked more than the average student and teacher...
    ellealaska28 ellealaska28 16-17, F Jul 26

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    I have a really big crush on my physics teacher mr M we talk quite a bit and we have a lot in common. He's about 25 or so a new teacher and I think he's really cool he has long...
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I now have a key to his house yaya so whenever I'm in I play our fav songs so when he walks through the door he knows I am ... But There is a bad side of going to his the other day...
    secretschoolgirl4 secretschoolgirl4 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Any of you who are in love/in a relationship with your teacher type in on YouTube or any other music sight 'The call' by regina spektor The words basically sum up a student teacher...
    secretschoolgirl4 secretschoolgirl4 13-15, F Jul 28

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    Hey guys did I told u guys about what happened when he came from the trip so we talked and talked and he told me what he did there .. he didn’t drank , didn’t went to that...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I was fortunate to have some amazing teachers. They helped me acquire knowledge, encouraged my interests, and shaped my personality. I owe so much to them. We, as a society, owe...
    exmarinebusinessman exmarinebusinessman 36-40, M Aug 1

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    Caged Up Emotions This was it… only finals, and no more Mr. A as my teacher. I refused to believe sophomore year went by that fast. I have not felt in such a way before. A...
    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Ok..... so it all started nine months ago..... well he's not a school teacher , he teaches me in a language course , he's 24 I guess.... Anyway.... I've been through many in my...
    terrieluna terrieluna 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I don't know if I'm crazy or he maybe did like me but I didn't have this teacher well actually he was a student teacher and I really started noticing him in march it seemed like...
    soccer14FC soccer14FC 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    ok... guys.. I won't say much... I told him that I am in love with him..and he said that it's cute etc.. but we shouldn't spoil our relationship..and I asked how he really feels...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm 14 I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I could remember! But I'm bad in school I think I would make a great teacher I just get in with people so much!
    billiecm billiecm 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Like I said in another experience, not anymore. And it was the type of love that you feel for your family. But he kind of just helped me a lot and always tried to cheer me up...
    perksofbeingamermaid perksofbeingamermaid 13-15, F Aug 11

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    Funny thing this came up, oh man my history teacher was ******* awesome! Although I never enjoyed history :/ and art my favourite subject! My art teacher helped me expand my mind...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ok, so let me get the title straight. I don't know if this is "love" or just strongly liking, because she's a girl and so am I. I guess this summer was pretty cool but I just kept...
    mustachiogirl mustachiogirl 13-15, F 5 days ago

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