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I Am About to Lose My Job

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    A Very Lonely Feeling

    the worst part of this is going to work each morning and wondering if today will be the last day
    angelwatchingyou angelwatchingyou 31-35 3 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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    I've pushed it to the limit

    and my attendance is terrible. I called in yesterday when I felt no energy to even go to work. This has put me one step away from termination. I will be suspended for two days without pay coming up soon. I slept until 4pm yesterday and this exhaustion and fatigue has me...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Jun 27

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    I will probably be unemployed soon.

    My employer was just bought by an east coast corporation. Upper management will most likely be replaced. This has come at the worst possible time.
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    Losing My Nonprofit Job

    I work for this nonprofit organization that works to prevent recidivism among youth who have committed some sort of crime.  I do admin work as well as lead these life skills classes that we hold a few days a week.  We get pretty much all our funding through grants and...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    I'm not going to sugar coat this .....it's freaking hard ! If you are a parent that cares about your child , wants to do right by them ...then it's hard ....... I see many people...
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 14 mins ago

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    Update to what I last wrote. I did go to the house after all. My younger (faviourite), sibling had gone away on holiday abroad with his new family and my mum rang. My Stepdad...
    moyesp moyesp 51-55 1 Response 30 mins ago

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    Can some one explain something to me because I'm confused. Why does the wife have to work full-time. Come home, cook dinner and clean while the man gets to sleep, drink beer and...
    Lotusflower80 Lotusflower80 31-35, F 16 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    This is one of the most horrendous feelings in the world! Two of my then best friends were messaging back and forth about me on Facebook, saying that they thought I was selfish and...
    tinyheart8888 tinyheart8888 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I feel absolutely massive. I really believe that my weight is getting out of control. I'm 5 foot tall and around 230 pounds. I was going through old clothes from last fall and the...
    purplepumpkin17 purplepumpkin17 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hello Everyone! My Name is Ellie and I am writing this post on my journey to losing weight. Back in December of 2014, I started to notice that I have been gaining a tremendous...
    eteo1 eteo1 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to be a busy college student and lived in the gym, led a pretty healthy active lifestyle. Then I got into drinking, almost every night, and with that came a lot of late...
    Calderon24 Calderon24 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I didn't know this, but I was supposed to work yesterday. When I checked the online schedule on Friday night this whole week was blank. So I basically did a no call, no show on...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    it seems like some people are sharing some good information here. I am about 20 to 25 pounds overweight and in really good health on paper. I am constantly looking at new things...
    volvoman60 volvoman60 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    All the jobs I liked never worked out and all the jobs I didn't care for ended up being long-term, more stable. Although I know I didn't always make the best choices career-wise, I...
    TeaAndReading TeaAndReading 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My mom was recently let go from her full-time job this year. Now she only has a part-time job, but it's not enough to cover our rent, so she's receiving unemployment money. So far...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My line of work steals the meaning from the human experience in each passing moment. I am afraid I'm going to lose my mind but I'm already gone. I am so afraid of rejection I don't...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Never lose yourself, While trying to Hang on to someone, who doesn't care About losing you. Darlingrose
    darlingrose darlingrose 70+, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's hard for me to "whine" or "vent" to others. As the oldest child, I was always expected to find my own answers and I did. I took pride in always being independent and never...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Personality assessment, how important are they for employers? I've done three interviews within the last few months and all the prospective employers has required a personality...
    Unapologetic2 Unapologetic2 26-30, F a week ago

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    Starting my final month of work tomorrow in the best job I've ever had. Don't want it to end but that's just the way these things go sometimes. Worst thing about loving a job is...
    IrishGuyPat IrishGuyPat 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I remember when I was 21 and lost 30 pounds in 3 months, I looked good and I looked my best. Now I'm almost 30, over 200 pounds and I am so depressed and so OVER it. I try to...
    Befree1988 Befree1988 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I just moved to Texas and I am searching for a job. I went to a interview today and got a second interview. I really hope I get the job. It would be really great, because I have no...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I did && this is no lie! It really sucked. In the beginning I loved it. I love meeting new people && brightening their day but after so long it became a nuisance rather than an...
    ebonynicole ebonynicole 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I haven't lost my virginity and none of my friends have either. I really have no pressure from my friends (most aren't open really at all about it) and I don't have a boyfriend or...
    Dakex Dakex 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    I've never been too concerned with losing it and I don't feel ashamed that I haven't, but at 23, I do think about it sometimes. I would never want to lose it just to lose it--it...
    NevanB887 NevanB887 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    I lose my best friend yesterday she said she don't want a friend like me. I remember I use to promise her that if we were not friend anymore I would fight to get her back I can do...
    lookket lookket 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    Well it's not the job I hate, it's the people I work with. I am an auto mechanic and I feel like I'm the only one who takes the job seriously. I could be slaving away on a...
    DeathSaw DeathSaw 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    My mom was in a car crash about a week and a half ago. Her car was totaled but I'm thankful and glad she's okay. She has a few minor injuries but she's fine overall. I just had a...
    IDreamofPeace IDreamofPeace 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    So my company was acquired in July 1st it was such a big surprise, I only needed 20 days for my 1 year anniversary with the company .I lost all my Vacation time .My husband and I...
    jcat09 jcat09 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I need to complain somewhere, so here goes. My husband was laid off more than two years ago. We kind of expected he might not find anything right away, but it's close to two years...
    gale5 gale5 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm going to start the ketogenic diet this week. I gave myself 3 months to lose 30 lbs. I'm about 182 lbs right now. I think I can do it. I'll track my progress here. Wish me...
    stella517 stella517 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Every time I end up exercising I lose a couple of pounds, when i lose motivation then I end up putting on even more weight than when I started.
    Basma1 Basma1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    The heart is a lonely hunterIt lovesIt adoresIt radiates warmth like the first day of the SpringThe heart, it killsIt bestowsIt lies by remaining silentIt straysIt loses its pathIt...
    prettyfate prettyfate 36-40, M Aug 17

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    This is not real story. I love to think and write new stories that is why I am here...This time I am writing story about girls secret private game... This is just imagination not...
    priyankapatel131089 priyankapatel131089 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    1.i can eat more than a guy 2.i want to lose 20 pounds 3.i love watching the sunset 4.i get jealous when I see old people holding hands 5.i hope I get a new job that pays better 6...
    soulmates1 soulmates1 26-30, F Aug 16

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    So I quit my job for personal reasons about 2 weeks ago, and I was just informed that these people have been constantly talking about why I left. Oh and I was like really new to...
    mavsgirl41 mavsgirl41 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I'm on vacation from my job this week but it has been cut short by a job offer from another company. I am so excited!! I feel more confident now about my ability to take care of my...
    harliieq harliieq 22-25, F Aug 13

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    Because, why not? Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4. Answer: "the context and the suspected intention. She must" ... Wow. Speaking of context, where...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M Aug 13

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    I love so much about my job. That's what makes leaving harder. But I know it is the right thing for me - I need to step back from the stress and busyness - at least for now! Today...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Aug 13

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    Why is it so difficult finding a job that isn't minimum wage and completely mind numbingly boring. I left my job for the job I am in now (more money, nearer home, better prospects...
    bjammy bjammy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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