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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jun 2

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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 3 Responses Apr 24

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    At some point I need to put my foot down and put an end to this mess. Just sick of the fighting, the drama, the hurtful words, the hate. I'm sick of it all. I'm so tired of my...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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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 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I need to take some time away from EP... I have become extremely busy with work projects and some things going on in my home life. There are a ton of projects at work and home...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 32 mins ago

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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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    So i am in my early 20s, unemployed and don't know whats going to happen in life. I feel and abandoned and homeless. Not literally. I have an amazingly supportive family though id...
    Ambiguoustruth Ambiguoustruth 22-25 Aug 7

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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...
    ooohhhjerry ooohhhjerry 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I used to have so many hopes and dreams for what my life would be like, but none of them came true. My mother became disabled and had to quit her job as a federal employee when I...
    troubledinparadise troubledinparadise 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Who's life turns put perfect anyway? I planned to be some great artist or animal saviour or something but instead I've finished college with ridiculously high grades and I'm sat at...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Name is seamus831 look me up and send a message!!!
    grasshopper831 grasshopper831 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    I like to make friends and chat on yahoo messenger. I only have 2 requests before I add you to my friend list...# 1...PLEASE be over 18...and # 2 That you not be offended by nudity...
    Sg435 Sg435 46-50, M 4 hrs ago

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    Anyone wanna send me a message? ^^
    xpinkunicornsx xpinkunicornsx 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Tyree1187pq Tyree1187pq 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So fokyn true. Disgusted by employers. And supervisors. And how business is done. Lies for profit. No quality products. Legal abuse. Catering to jerks. No...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Where to start, what is it with me and love, I am a good guy, a caring guy, the kind of guy that every woman claims they want, but yet each and every time I get cheated on, lied to...
    joetheknob joetheknob 36-40, M Jul 29

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    Spiritual Understanding Through Disassociation We all as humans live within a world of business because it involves production and sales which brings money for all to spend while...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Aug 4

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    THis story starts in Pennsylvania. I am now in kindergarden everything seems to be going well until my dad showed up. My dad had to have everything his way (so did I) and so since...
    Farl Farl 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    My boyfriend of almost 2 years cheated on me, when I found out, the other girl got mad at him and said some horrible things, to make him feel bad she said she would take her life...
    katierow katierow 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    What should I do ? Yesterday I was given an assignment in school. We had the option to do it solo or in groups. I wanted to do it solo but my friends made me join their group. So...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M Aug 8

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    x.x one problem i have, that i notice is that i msg ppl... alot... idk, i guess i just like keeping in touch with ppl, and i like sharing experiences with things x.x. I always ask...
    InfinityHeart InfinityHeart 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    WHAT THE **** ELSE ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO SAY??? Have any of you get had a conversation in real life? You say "hi" or "hey" right? Why do you get mad when someone does it online...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I always reply. No matter how rude or nastythe message is. If i don't want to talk to that person, I'll say it. Would you ignore someone in real life and just walk right past them...
    TheLongestFrickinUsernameOnEp TheLongestFrickinUsernameOnEp 18-21, M 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    When I became an EP member, I met different kinds of people but I met this guy who became my real friend. We've share lots of stuff and we're even growing... But nothing lasts...
    imerosiie imerosiie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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