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I Am An Unemployed And My Life Is A Mess

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Yes I'm Unemployed, But My Life Isn't A Mess

    I have been unemployed for ages, and although I could do with the money, I'm not really looking for work. I have so many money making ideas, and the time to persue them that I'd feel trapped if I suddenly found myself in a job.I only need one of my ideas to pay off, and not in a...
    Craftworkcottage Craftworkcottage 46-50, M Jul 26, 2013

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    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 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 2

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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

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    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

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    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

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    To All My Unemployed Friends Out There

    i just found a free way YES 100% FREE to make some money i been on this site all day and thanks god it is real and free so take a look http://instantpaydaynetwork.com/littleant
    brokeserb brokeserb 31-35, M Feb 11, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 8 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    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 4 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 24

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
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    I am unemployed for 3 months now and never been this happy for 2 years now since I started working. Just reading good books, enjoying home, streaming spotify music, preparing and...
    TobeGrey TobeGrey 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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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...
    CBradio0903 CBradio0903 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I have been looking for a job in graphic design and have been unemployed for 2 years now. I spent 11 years working for the same employer at ridiculously low pay an I wanted a new...
    couchpotato2014 couchpotato2014 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I like when I open my Ep app. And find some new messages from my friends.. I feel like the loading seconds I'm waiting to open the new messages it's like an hours lol..,
    ta7neet ta7neet 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    THE STORY OF A BLIND GIRL :There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks college… To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M Jul 1

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    It seems that I'll start all over again at 40. I became unemployed and separated from my partner for 8 years. I resigned from my dream job to process my papers (partnership visa...
    40shades 40shades 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    At age 11, I was among the top maths students in my country, which gained me entrance into the top ranked high school. Once again here, I excelled in maths, gaining entrance into...
    islandnic islandnic 31-35, M Jun 26

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    Going in for my first interview in a year. REALLY need this to come thru, been struggling big time with life. Wish a brother luck?
    MissinMySon MissinMySon 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 16

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    Someone message me i don't care who I'm so fricken bored..
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Well, it is easy to feel this way, because "they" keep telling your to just run faster, run harder, run with more of your "passion", and it will all be okay. They tell you not to...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have totally messed up my life. I am going no where in life besides mental hospitals for the last three and a half years. I'm never going back to one again..willingly that is. I...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'd give this life for a new life ..... I often spend alot of time daydreaming about a new life completely void of the reality I've lives for so long I don't think I can honestly...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    This goes for messages here on EP, and texts on my cell. I don't see the point. Don't text me "hi" and nothing else. I wont text back the lifeless "hi." We're not going to get to...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Why do I mess everything up and make things worse ppl call me "to funny" wth? What dose it even mean they just make me leave out of there life it makes me feel like i mess up...
    becca9011 becca9011 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Like, probably to the point of it being just slightly unhealthy. You know that little rush of dopamine you get when you see a new message? I love that. I have considered leaving...
    SpiffytheCreative SpiffytheCreative 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I have periodic spurts of good moments, but then my mood seems to swing back into being heavy and glum. The most annoying part is i feel trapped. My default mentality is optimism...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jul 11

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    It's more like, I can't seem to find any 'mould' to fit into. I have social anxiety disorder which makes me paranoid about what others think about me. That clashes with my...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    Throughout my life I have let many people take a hold of me take advantage of my emotions and hurt me I recently been hurt Exremely worse and I just want to give up I want to start...
    jakaylaruffin jakaylaruffin 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Evidently we can't share stories anymore if they involve s e x u a l content. Geeze isn't s e x part of the life experience? Anyway I guess if anyone wants to share we need to do...
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    hey i am just writing this right now as i badly need someone to talk to and i have practically no one. I am sick of things. I come from a country which is messed up and due to...
    ibrahimhaq ibrahimhaq 22-25 Jul 7