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I Am Burnt Out On My Job

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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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    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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    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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    I like that people trust in my skill set at

    work. I do. I like that they feel I am reliable and that they ask for my professional opinion on things. What I don't like is how people seem to think that I have no life and would like nothing more than to drop all of my plans to work more. I leave at the same time every day...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F May 12, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ok since my parents have been bugging the hell out of me about getting a job I start applying for some. So one of the managers or director after that experience working in a store...
    ImAShopaholic ImAShopaholic 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Ok since my parents have been bugging the hell out of me about getting a job I start applying for some. So one of the managers or director after that experience working in a store...
    ImAShopaholic ImAShopaholic 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Wouldn't it be nice if jobs were all on trial terms, and you could try different ones without fear of being labelled a quitter or a loser? Of course there are careers out there...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate my job so much that while I'm working, I think about what the most sensible way to kill myself would be. I am very grateful that I HAVE a job, in a city with very few jobs...
    PsychoticFlower PsychoticFlower 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just miss waking up in the morning and not dreading my job. All my other jobs I had I never actually hated. I just hated waking up early LOL. I made such a mistake moving here...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Well I got ****** over bad at this job I was told that I would be getting $16 an hour as a hourly employee. The hiring manager that hired me screwed up and put me in as a flat rate...
    Diaperdragon Diaperdragon 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why is it that applying feels like throwing paper-trash against a brick wall - hoping for it to break? Why do i have the feeling that i am losing self-worth with every application...
    rogermuppet rogermuppet 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    My last job was solo stressful and dysfunctional. I hated going to work with a fake smile pretending to be happy knowing I am screaming inside. Working at this hospital for 10...
    Anchor79 Anchor79 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Recently I have been piecing history together. Putting the pieces together of Nostradamus, the things I was "taught" in history, current laws and debates etc. it's all very...
    glitternglamxo glitternglamxo 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a very stressful job, but nevertheless I like it. I have very nice, gently bosses, I like my clients, and my clients like me. Furthermore: I love the feeling to help other...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I work at a childcare center, where I look after and teach a room of 1 to 2 year olds. I love my job because there's never a dull moment and it's rewarding. Those kids keep me on...
    CubicSphere CubicSphere 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    To say I hate my job is a vast understatement. This place is absolutely horrible. Worst Machine shop I have ever worked at. Filthy and dingy and dim lit. Machines are ancient and...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I know I've posted a lot of times on here about how I was discriminated against at my job at Macy's, but let me just state that even without the discrimination, I still would've...
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Harrison worked with me a while back at a movie theatre job. We were both ushers while in college. He loved to party and get drunk though he wasn't quite 21 years old yet at the...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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    This is a typical night on my job, what we roll up on!!! Is your job like this????
    JennyTom JennyTom 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 4

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    I've never been able to keep a job for over 2-3 years. I always seem to get ... I don't know what it is ... exacerbated. So I quit. I get fed up. I dislike authority figures...
    dmcac dmcac 46-50, F Feb 3

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    So I work for a credit card company both there name and the name of the customer will remain nameless.... So today at work I had a person call in wondering about a charge on their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3

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    I just got a new job (temporary till the summer), and i hate it! It is fine if you like doing nothing but I can't stand that. I'm jut an admin with 3 other admins in an accounting...
    IX00I IX00I 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Well, i was very high spirited when i knew that i was selected for a job i've been craving for. Yay! It's well paid than my former job. I've joined it with full enthusiasm but i'm...
    girlcop girlcop 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I'm 18, not in education and currently not working. I do need a job but my confidence holds me back so much to the point where I can't answer the door or telephone. Ideally, I...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    What do you do when you outlive all your goals? Do you just pick a few; some easy ones for short-term goals and some crazy ones for the long term? Do you take it to a committee...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 2

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    The company I work for is slowly dying, and it's depressing to be here and watch. It's a small company, but at one point it had great potential for growth. Then they lost two big...
    chronicmisfit chronicmisfit 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Im 17 and i really need a job as soon as possible for personal reasons, does anyone have any ideas or tips to getting a job fast?
    Jcarto Jcarto 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    i am sooo upset and depressed. me and my boyfriend have lived together for the past three years. over the last two years his parents have payed for our rent, and provide him with...
    zainafatmi2015 zainafatmi2015 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I have been at my job going on 15 years... I have amazing coworkers and love my bosses... Have always loved what I do and don't want to quit and actually CANT quit.. However, I...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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    It's actually a good job. Software consultant. It pays very well. I work from home 3 days a week. But, I can't seem to keep my head in a place of gratitude. When I married my ex...
    DefineItFromNow DefineItFromNow 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I have just started working about 3 weeks ago, the workload is alright but I can't bear to be around my boss another day. He is one of the most patronizing people I've ever met...
    notyofish notyofish 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I meant to take things easy for the rest of this school year, since I'm a senior and it's my last semester at the university as an undergrad student. In an attempt to do so I...
    imagine524 imagine524 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months, he recently went to Samoa to visit his mother who he has not seen in ten years, he wanted her to live with us and I told him no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    It seems we are too easily distracted. We are all to ready to pounce on the first red herring waved in front of our noses. We talk about race when the real issue is class. There...
    Radrat Radrat 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 28

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