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I Am Burnt Out On My Job

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    Don't Work Many Hours But Am Heading For A Fall....

    I work in daycare. It's a small business and I run it alone. I have done so for 4 years in September. When it first started, I had hardly any kids in and I was bored but when I did get someone in, it was great. I have gradually built it up to a VERY high level. Now there are...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 30, 2011

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    Stressed And Worried

    For the past few months I've been worried about losing my job. Every now and then I'll forget to do things that could cost me my job. It's gotten to a point where I literally pray I don't get fired on a daily basis. I also get nervous when i count money because math isn't my best...
    Chubby411 Chubby411 26-30, F 2 Responses May 22, 2013

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    Burnt Out

    I have been with my job as a behavioral assistant for six years and i am so over it, sometimes i just want to be so stupid and just quit, I know this would be a very bad idea,cause jobs arent easy to find but i feel like I am about to loose my mind
    hellsangel932 hellsangel932 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Burnt

    Every day it gets harder to go to work. Mental issues are riding alongside my work stresses. Before, I could keep them apart because work is so involved, but now its harder. Mine is extremely demanding,thankless and potentially hazzardous. Dare say not many could do it but it...
    bundyup bundyup 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Took Long Enough

    I've been working for the retail industry, specifically ecomm, and I'm burn out. Nothing ever goes according to plan, things change last minute, and we're always expected to react react react. It's rare for us to have a say in it, like 'I'm done for the day, you should have told...
    surewhynot2012 surewhynot2012 26-30 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Assistant

    I'm an assistant manager at a popular fast food chain. It is NOT what I want to do forever. My boss and her other two assistants are drinking the koolaid at such a rate I think they're swimming in it. Don't get me wrong, I used to be all about the job but I've changed and just...
    dongero1 dongero1 22-25, M Mar 17, 2013

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    Total Job Burn Out

    I finally can acknowledge that I am completely unhappy with my job - after a decade I am burned out, and it's time to go. My health and personal life greatly declined as the stress, pressure and disappointment in a less then pleasant environment finally took its toll. I began...
    SophieLee SophieLee 36-40, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Other Side Of The Bar Please!

    I've been a server bartender for about 3-4 years now. It seems sooooo much longer, I am going back to school and this job fits best with that. I love my regulars, most of the time. The hours and the drama are killing me. And people treat me like crap sometimes too, like bc I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Yes I like this but I only like it when their job is more then their job. For a lot people like what they do, but the choose a certain type of kids to treat them like their own...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 7

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    I resigned from my work for four years as purchasing staff and find a new job as HR staff, of course the offer and benefits were good that's why i give up my four years job and...
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    We were coming home to Calgary, Alberta from our Vancouver holiday and driving through the mountains on the highway near Golden, BC in our little red 370Z when a SUV (looked like a...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 15

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    My desk is too low to the ground, but that's just the beginning of my problems with the job I currently have. I got screamed and cussed at yesterday by a complete stranger over the...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 1 Response Mar 16

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    Is that wrong? I mean I have seriously learned after being in two colleges and dropping out that I don't really have a strong enough will to pursue any career. It's not that I'm...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    So I got a new job. Not the one I really wanted. Door to door charity promotion. And I quit on day 2. I'm not usually a quitter. And I didn't walk away because of the job. See, I'm...
    bethany1990 bethany1990 22-25, T Mar 3

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I was let go from my job 10 months ago because, it's a long story. I got $900 of my paycheck advanced and told my boss I would pay it back when I got paid 3 days later. I put 600...
    annona annona 31-35 Mar 11

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    I can't believe that instead of working today I spent my morning driving my 2 managers around like damn it was so crazy and they want me to take them to a bar later and they're...
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F Mar 14

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    Today I quit my abusive job. I stuck it out for 2 years and could barely go into work anymore. I had been working for a lady who had a love hate relationship with myself, and...
    mzemmafyl mzemmafyl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    If you are stuck in a job that you can't stand GET OUT OF THERE!!! trust me! I was stuck in a job I hated so much for 6 months and it ruined me. It caused me to have horrible...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I dropped out of college after two weeks of attempting to go to it. I felt so...archaic and so far behind. After a horrible break-up and being left by my ex-boyfriend over...
    Lunan0va Lunan0va 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I wanted a nose job all my life hated my nose the best thing i discovered was contouring with makeup at first I did it religiously .. The only thing that scares me is the process...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Nobody is going to ever like me after writing this. Nobody likes a girl who complains, so if you're on this page, you don't have to continue. I'm just venting a little bit in hopes...
    NinaBunny NinaBunny 70+, F 6 days ago

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    Been at my job for over 13 years. Every year gets even worse than the year before. I have worked hard and at times to the point where i have all i can do to move because I'm...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I received a letter from the Calgary City police about 2 days after I returned home from my over night stay at the hospital. They said they were now in possession of all my...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I am in IT job from last 9 years. Now I feel I am not a fit for the corporate world. I can’t make stories and can’t talk other than the truth. I know I am hard working but not...
    xxxprojectxxx xxxprojectxxx 31-35, M Mar 9

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    Friday was suppose to be my last day. It's now Wednesday. I cannot wait I am so excited. I've worked at this daycare for 3 years and I've hated it with a passion! I am so glad i am...
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    That's why I'm worried I'm going to lose it tomorrow. I'm currently on paid suspension, sitting at home, waiting for a phone call. Yes, it is in my court. I could have done better...
    designbycassandra designbycassandra 31-35, F Mar 15

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    I've finally decided to leave my job of 10 years. A new staff member was hired two years ago that has since become the practice manager, The power has gone to their head and is...
    Lalassa Lalassa 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I got a job finally. I've been waiting so long for my DBS check, I filled it out December 23rd, just before Christmas and its finally come through!! I am so-so happy, I can't even...
    Clu3l3ss Clu3l3ss 18-21, F Mar 17

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    My parents are really pressuring me to start applying for jobs, and i agree i need a job... but still i have like no idea what im doing and how all this works. im going to spend my...
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Maybe you guys could help me out because i am loosing my mind!I love my job,i dont wanna leave.I have a decent salary.I work hard and have great ideas but the manager is not...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I've been working at a job for 20 years that I never liked. The money and benefits are decent. I've been scared to leave the job because of the fear of not finding a job with the...
    rlb0468 rlb0468 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Last night I phoned my dear friend Michael who lives in Brighton and he told me that after he spoke to me last time he racieved a phone call from my other dear friend to tell him...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am flailing everywhere and at this point I am applying for unemployment. I can't find a job. I've applied to so many places and I just can't manage to find a job. I feel crappy...
    Greensickle Greensickle 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    I got a call for a new job try out tomorrow, they'd like observe me in how am I doing. I hope I got this one and may they offered me a higher salary than my current job cause I...
    Spore93 Spore93 36-40, F Mar 15

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    My friend who has no job experience applied to a job and got it. I've had a bit more experience than him and I applied to the same job and got an email saying I didn't meet the...
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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