I Am An Unemployed And My Life Is A Mess

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    What Now?

    In April I lost my job as an entertainment lawyer. It was my dream job. I had been working towards this my whole life. Now I can't even get my foot in the door at other companies. I'm either overly qualified for paralegal position or under qualified for attorney positions. I had...
    JB4883 JB4883
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    How I Been Losing Weight

    What I Been Doing To Loose Weight.. Posted July 8th, 2011 at 1:43PM I went to a solid big guy to a small guy..lol Because of my German and Scottish heritage i was always thick and muscular.Then when I went into the Marines I went from 180 to down to 150 and a 36 waist to a 29...
    jfiegel1 jfiegel1
    41-45, M
    Jul 8, 2011

    Unemployed And No Way To Get A Job

    I am unemployed and have been for over 12 years now, due to being mentally ill, though I am much better now, I still take meds, I have many skills and I volunteer but I Cant get a job, due to having no good work record for the past 12 years and before that, since I was 22. I am...
    quartzy quartzy
    56-60
    4 Responses Dec 29, 2012

    Unemployed, And Betrayed

    First things first, I'm 21 with no job yet, I AM in fact job hunting whenever and wherever I can go. My ex-girlfriend broke up with me because I'm trying to find work, I'm in debt with this college loan and I'm in debt with my bank for a purchase I didn't make. So I tell her...
    kokurou142 kokurou142
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

    My work history is sparse

    because I have left a lot of jobs due to physical injuries. My hope that I will find something tolerable that works for me is taking a dive.
    4d3d3d3 4d3d3d3
    26-30, M
    Jun 2, 2014

    What Am I? Other Than Unemployed

    Where to begin… My position at work was eliminated (I was let go) about two weeks ago. I was with the company nearly 7 years, but I did not like my job. The day to day was good, and it was great have a close team of me and my two coworkers. Our ability to bounce ideas off...
    brewcitychica brewcitychica
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 17, 2012
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 29, 2015

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    lyndilee lyndilee
    46-50, F
    May 27, 2015

    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 degree and when I was a child seeking out a new adventure and experiences. They are half open and are failing to find that...
    theworldasitis theworldasitis
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

    How Long Can You Chase?

    How long can one chase?I want you to imagine that you are in a band, whether solo, four or five people I want you to imagine that you are in a band and your goal is to make it in music. You want to be the next Beatles, the next Rolling Stones, Coldplay etc… You don’t want to...
    hereweare99 hereweare99
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2012

    If You're Unemployed Read This (Not An Ad!)

    How To Get A Job When There Are None Many people who remain unemployed for long periods of time consider purchasing or starting a small business. Before you do this think LONG AND HARD if this course of action is really for you. It's not for everyone - in fact I believe it's for...
    BusinessToday BusinessToday
    56-60
    1 Response Sep 2, 2012

    I am well educated and without a job

    for the last two and a half years. My my wife just lost her job the last week. We have a huge mortgage and three kids with one in college.
    myapp myapp
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2015

    Capricorn To The Core - Life Story In A Nutshell

    It's true what they say about Capricorns. I'm proud to be one. But, like everyone else, we all have our curses. I, for one, enjoy that I dislike being the center of attention (my definition of a social target). I enjoy the fact that I'm very accepting of many things (i.e...
    kokurou142 kokurou142
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 5, 2013

    Jobless And Hopeless

    -I finish my studies on january, got my last result on march, and officially graduated as a degree holder on may. -It is now july and I am still jobless and hopeless. Everyday I will apply for several new jobs and I think my application have reach hundreds now. -Sometimes I would...
    lazycat7 lazycat7
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    1 Response Jul 25, 2013

    Got a call today from a local dealership

    for an interview (reception)! I'm super excited. The interview is set this Wednesday. I really hope I get the job. There would be so much more order to my life. Here's hoping!
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    Without A Job Sucks

       What gets me is. We used to be a strong nation we helped our own out. Now that we have people here that are practicaly loosing there homes, kids are starving, are schools are crap. I been out of work for six years because the company decided to move to Mexico. While the...
    jfiegel1 jfiegel1
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2011

    No Job, No Money, No Life

    Since 3.5 years I am jobless and it is killing me... I can't do anything, am depend on my husband, I have no independence. What does this cause; - I want to leave my husband, I can't coz I can't rent a place for myself, - I want to go up country to stay with a friend, I can't...
    haveadrink haveadrink
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2011

    Cant Seem To Get A Job And Move On In Life

    So I finished my Masters in Renewable Energy and Architecture in January 2013. I have done some odd jobs here and there but currently I am unemployed. It is frustrating me that I cannot get anything in the field that I am interested in. I mean what more does it take? I did poorly...
    chenobyl1986 chenobyl1986
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jun 11, 2013

    No job=no $$$ And I'm starving right now.

    I can't buy what I want to eat! Hastage $$$prob
    QuInieSmuah QuInieSmuah
    22-25, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    I Just Wrote A Book To Help Unemployed People.

    Knowing how bad the economy is these days, I decided to take some time to write a book. Unemployment now is very different than other times due to the economic mess the world is in. So I took the time to write a book to help the unemployed. It's on Amazon and Called...
    PercyKwong PercyKwong
    36-40, M
    2 Responses May 24, 2012

    I Am 26, Educated, Unemployed And On The Verge Of Getting Depressed.

    I just shut down my facebook because I am so envious with my classmates and friends who have great jobs and having the best time of their lives as I speak. I know this is wrong but I cant' help it. I just find myself irrelevant in today's world and it sucks! I was a...
    Filipina26 Filipina26
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Sep 25, 2012

    One Wish...

    If you only had one wish, what would you ask for? I know mine, and the lot of people who will read this will think its absurd. Not if you know me. My one wish, would to be able to speak normally like everyone else does. Perfectly. Text isn't the same as speech. Speech, my words...
    kokurou142 kokurou142
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 19, 2013

    I hear that. I am practically a nurse (dare I

    say slave) to my Alzheimer's Grandmother and as a result I can't even get a full time job taking care of her a long with other obligations that do nothing to benefit my life. But I guess being about to turn 30 and living life for others is what was meant for me.
    RebWolf RebWolf
    26-30, M
    Oct 9, 2015

    Unemployable

    My 1st Step Toward Becoming Unemployable: Wheels of Justice Make Odd Gyrations Written by Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat Gazette Octoberish 1995 Mark X Is in trouble, and he doesn't know what to do, maybe he deserves the trouble, maybe he is nothing more than a punk drug dealer...
    gwmgwm gwmgwm
    51-55
    1 Response Sep 29, 2012

    I am 19 years old living with my.

    . 'Challenged' grandparents. They got custody of me after my dad kicked me out 5 years ago (completely abusive *******), and he got custody of me because he got my mom to sign some papers after she had a mental break down (she was later diagnosed schizophrenic). I've had...
    Mee909 Mee909
    18-21, F
    Jan 21, 2014

    To All My Unemployed Friends Out There

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    brokeserb brokeserb
    31-35, M
    Feb 11, 2013

    I was once unemployed

    and came to a point where i did not know what to do with my life... i was sharing my story with someone who helped me be on a team called GLORY TEAM CHARITY.. i am now happy with my life thanks to them..They help a number of people every month and i was lucky to be one of them...
    bernadine1 bernadine1
    26-30, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    I Need Help

    I've been unemployed for over 2 years now. The last job I had was very casual, I was friends with my employers and managed to maintain being a complete stoner while working there. I have done a bit a different work over the years, bits and pieces, I've only had one "proper job...
    transformerman transformerman
    22-25
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

    From Deeply Inspired To Highly Discouraged

    Not sure if anyone has known fully about my life. I know I barely know a damn thing about my life, my childhood. You know theres always secrets that parents always want to keep secret from their children, and there's things even in general that parents just don't even want to...
    kokurou142 kokurou142
    18-21, M
    Sep 14, 2013

    well i hope i can find some advice on this site,

    im 28 and have never worked, i have low self esteem and low self confidence, i am not a lazy person, but without any qualification i dont know what i would do?and im not good at expressing myself, i dont even have friends, i spend most of my time at home, either taking care of...
    sibo123 sibo123
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    I've been jobless since mid January.

    I feel worthless and useless and like I've failed my family. I helped support my family and now I can hardly support myself. I'm looking around for a job but with just high school, employers don't see much. I don't want to go back to walmart!
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    I got made redundant 4 months ago,

    my anxiety had risen and I find it hard to picture my future or even leave my room. Every day I get bad pains in my stomach from guilt and anxiety that I'm wasting my life. I can't even form relationships with people as waiting on replies give me constant anxiety. I live with my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2015

    Employed, Yet Unwanted

    January 30th, 2013 Had a job interview, got the job on the spot. We weren't open yet, but I was helping stock the shelves with the items, pricing everything, moving things around. That friday we were unofficially open, and I told one of my managers that I really liked the job, I...
    kokurou142 kokurou142
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 6, 2013

    I'm 40, severely depressed,

    no friends, homeless and I am struggling to get it together.
    therealblackop therealblackop
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    How I Been Losing Weight

    What I Been Doing To Loose Weight.. Posted July 8th, 2011 at 1:43PM I went to a solid big guy to a small guy..lol Because of my German and Scottish heritage i was always thick and muscular.Then when I went into the Marines I went from 180 to down to 150 and a 36 waist to a 29...
    jfiegel1 jfiegel1
    41-45, M
    Jul 8, 2011

    So tonight, another 5 applications emailed .

    .. 2 not even in my field. I can't believe that I'm a degreed professional and I am about to be homeless.... It's mind blowing, really.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2015

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