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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, 2014

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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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    it depends. I would date someone who is unemployed and looking but unemployed and not even trying for anything is a huge red flag.
    Deeplyflawed89 Deeplyflawed89 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Not unemployed, but retired at an early age. Long story, but after 30 faithful years of heavy lifting, climbing, and swinging from the rafters at a factory job, I almost severed my...
    smarjo57 smarjo57 56-60, F 2 Responses May 5

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    At the end of the month i will be unemployed. How do i support a family of 7 on benefits?
    alexed65 alexed65 46-50, M 1 Response May 12

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    I am unemployed and afraid of diving back into the minimum wage industry, so I have applied for a community college and financial aid in order to get a job that (at least) pays...
    amb3rxo amb3rxo 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm an unemployed graduate and I wouldn't date me right now.
    Genuine2811 Genuine2811 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Eh it depends. If you are a contractor you may be the exception if your on a break. If youve been unemployed all your life then no. If youre part of a big layoff cuz some big...
    BoxJellyFish64 BoxJellyFish64 22-25 2 days ago

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    Yeah, unless they were unemployed for violent/disruptive reasons.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I would date someone unemployed, only if they are doing things to seek employment. Even if they are going back to school, I wouldn't mind. But I will never date someone who is...
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Just a repost in case some girls missed it! As we approach the end of the school year, I am aware most girls in this experience group are panicking, and filled with anxiety. I am...
    XOAfraaXO XOAfraaXO 18-21, F 2 Responses May 20

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    You guys will not be hearing anything from me anytime soon. I cannot put up with my teacher's complexity any longer. You know, there is a good kind of mysterious, and a bad kind. I...
    XOAfraaXO XOAfraaXO 18-21, F 4 Responses May 5

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    3 of my teachers blamed me for something I didn't do! So what happened was: I waved at my friend (she was washing her hands in the washroom) and I needed to go to the washroom so I...
    FunnyBunny6129 FunnyBunny6129 13-15, F 2 Responses May 12

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    So I've had a meeting with my psychology teacher (female) this afternoon. After my teacher got fired, I was kinda in trouble too, but in my case, it is a lot better than him. I...
    Karinyu0422 Karinyu0422 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    Omg!!! So camp started Thursday. On the 3 hour car trip we stopped at a cafe for drinks and food. Where all my friends were sitting there wasn't enough chairs. So I went up to the...
    LostByWords LostByWords 16-17, F May 16

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    School is almost over and I can't believe time is flying by so fast! How am I going to survive the entire summer without seeing Mr. L! Okay, as you guys can see, I have a huge...
    cherryylips cherryylips 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi everyone! My name is Alice (Ah-lee-ss) Wind! This is my first post! I was at class and saw me teacher wet herself! --------------- I was on the last question of my social...
    AliceWind AliceWind 13-15, F 1 Response May 5

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    Just reminiscing here... I loved how his black raven hair always shined with intensity. Not too thin, not too thick, just enough to get a good grasp in my hands. I've never had a...
    XOAfraaXO XOAfraaXO 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    She's a teacher from hell. She has favorite students and she wont bother keeping this info to herself and its super degrading because sure she'll compliment her favorites and...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    Pre-graduation update: So this week has been my final exams week and I only needed to show up for 3 finals (one of which being my Chemistry final). I took Mr. N's final on Tuesday...
    acidicgirl13 acidicgirl13 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know why I don't like the job teacher or most of my teachers I only like ones who act like a friend more And most of teachers like me, especially math teachers even...
    ariettaxsydney ariettaxsydney 18-21, F May 12

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    Okay, so I've talked to my friends about this before, or one at that, and they don't give me any advice so I'm just going to let it all out here. Reply if you want, hope you do...
    ch4465 ch4465 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    He isn't my teacher anymore but he was. I live in Hungary so I wanted to find English speaking people and my sister found a teacher. We went to his class together. I remember I...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F May 4

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    So, after my semester had been canceled I had to send a message to all my teachers to tell them I wouln't show up to class anymore. My handsome teacher responded and he made a...
    darlynplease darlynplease 18-21, F May 6

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    Everything just seems strange to me. I've posted some stories here about my situation, and the last one stated that my teacher is fired. Even though he's fired, I don't see any...
    Karinyu0422 Karinyu0422 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    I gave my teacher a present today, yenno cause it's almost summer and what not. He's a teacher who has really made a difference. I spent my own money and he was the only teacher I...
    jordan43930 jordan43930 16-17, F May 11

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    Where should I start? This person has affected me so much in many ways, whether it is mentally, emotionally or physically. As much as I hate to say this, I have been a fool over...
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    it began in 2014 when I had a disease called thyroid disease. I was depressed everyday.I told every teacher about my disease but only she cared about me. She asked me how I feel...
    anonymous0601 anonymous0601 16-17, M 1 Response May 18

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    Hey you guys I decided I'm gonna post something on here that will hopefully lighten up the mood in this group. It's not a sad story, but rather the opposite. It's the story of my...
    purpleemandem purpleemandem 16-17, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Saw My Teacher on a Saturday..... I think every teacher has experienced this at least once. My students are completely taken back when they see me in public...and they always ask...
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    How can I tell my teacher she's my favorite? I'm asking because I don't consider myself a preferably confident person. I'm not shy, but certainly not that confident. I love her so...
    yarazebian yarazebian 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    This poem reminded me immediately of my teacher... Do you ever wonder if your teacher has seen your experiences on here and knows who you are? If he did, I would hope he would...
    Elossia Elossia 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    He is my french teacher in college, he's probably in his 30's but he looks young and I'm 19. He's not married and probably single because he never talked about anyone else than his...
    darlynplease darlynplease 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    He's Leaving. The teacher I have a crush on is leaving in 4 days time. I started liking him after a week of his arrival. He's not good looking or funny. He's just charming and I...
    TheMaskWithin TheMaskWithin 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I'm Not A Teacher But I Like Male Teachers c;
    SoDamagedxx SoDamagedxx 16-17, F May 2

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    She is best teacher ever..the great confident and dignify personality...she have taught me more then her subject..i have learned a great lessons of life by observing her actions...
    notrustanymore notrustanymore 18-21, F May 3

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    anybody else have a cute teacher? my gym teacher is soo cute and has such a great personality. (:
    jordan43930 jordan43930 16-17, F May 3

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    yesterday I went to school and I was waiting for my guy best friend he was in the bathroom and I saw the comp teacher walking :o I looked away fast after that conversation we had...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F May 5

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    ok so i am in 8th grade an my english teacher (lets just call him mr.a) is the best thing that has ever happened to me. i am completely in love with him. i have already planned our...
    ilovealpacas ilovealpacas 26-30, F May 5

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    I always love posting under this experience group. There are so many wonderful and amazing people in this experience group. In fact, we are the best group of people on EP. I don't...
    XOAfraaXO XOAfraaXO 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    So, I'm in my religious studies class and my friend, Henry and he knows that I kind of fancy my teacher. He thought it was funny to shout "*My name* Fancies *Teacher's name*" and I...
    Notification Notification 13-15, F May 8

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