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I Am Burnt Out On My Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response May 12

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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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    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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    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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    It never fails... As soon as I start to back away and move forward, he shows the changes that I needed to see years ago, even months ago it probably could have worked. I start to...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    Pigging Out On Chinese Food Being a foodie, a woman who likes to stuff herself on food of all sorts, I just love it when I get a chance to stuff my face and simply pig out, which...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 5 hrs ago

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    When I was little, I thought being an adult meant having the freedom and money to do whatever I wanted to do. How wrong I was. I lost my job recently, so I'm looking for one now. I...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    ive been looking and looking. I lost my last job at walmart. sucks. I have two college degrees n Communications and Business Administration. I need a good job, so i can get health...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Hello this is for all the people that are looking for a flexible job and to make money doing something for the greater good that feels so rewarding. Plexus is a worldwide million...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    To my father, my abuser for 25 years: I am writing to inform you that I know exactly who and what you are. Additionally, despite your many years of bullying & brainwashing...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I really miss it. I'm not saying the company name or anything like that because I don't want this to be used against me since I am currently looking for work... and I hope no one...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello this is for all the people that are looking for a flexible job and to make money doing something for the greater good that feels so rewarding. Plexus is a worldwide million...
    PlexusSlimChick PlexusSlimChick 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to love it. I used to go into work early because I loved it and I love the people. In May 2014, I graduated from college and I decided to do nothing for a month; no looking...
    MrShortStory MrShortStory 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My excuse or maybe my reason was to work a second job to get extra money so I could move out of my parent's house. When I separated from my husband, I moved my daughter and I back...
    orewinelover orewinelover 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    And before any of you judge me for quitting my job without having a back up, let me explain something to you. It's about living with mental disorders and having to deal with them...
    Bobafettt Bobafettt 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want money so I can buy things without doing petty jobs. I can't actually find a job because no one will hire me at this stage and it annoys me. I like to do chores like cutting...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate my job so much I wrote a funny song about it. Check it out. Kirsty :) Xx YOUTUBE KIRSTY HAM CUSTOMER SERVICE CHICK
    kirstyham kirstyham 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I have a 19 yr old son who stays up all night playing xbox and hanging out with his friends. He tells me he really wants to get a job but that no one is hiring people with no...
    beinmee beinmee 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I thought I had it all and never imagined that I would be unemployed at this age. I worked at my first job for ten years then I decided to try another job because I wanted to do...
    aquadreams aquadreams 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I am almost 30... I don't have a steady income. I don't have a working vehicle or a place to live within the next year. I suffer from manic depressive bipolar disorder and it's now...
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do need a new better job. But there was this lady that came in today and she have this heavy accent and she's from somewhere idk...anyway. So I took her order but before we...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's a long story which I'll detail later but she found email about a hook up I was going to have that morning after she left for work. At 4 AM she came in the bedroom screaming at...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    Currently working two dead end jobs to pay the bills for myself and my family. 22 years old with the resume of a 30-35 year old. Yet somehow, I can't seem to find anyone willing to...
    DeltaWriter93 DeltaWriter93 22-25, M a week ago

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    I'm starting to notice something in myself that I'm not proud of. And as much as I want to change it I know now it's not possible. For whatever reason I have horrible people skills...
    hniki21 hniki21 22-25, F a week ago

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    more than twice. I actually like working more than I like studying, and I'm generally an intellectually curious person who likes studying. it's just that uni is so fvcking...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46 22-25 Jun 25

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    I'm beyond stressed. Inside I'm a train wreck and on the outside I try and hold myself together and make it look like my life is perfect. I'm irritated too. I'm about to finalize...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    a few months ago before i quit for the first time (private job) i worked 3 weeks (that's 7 days a week minimum of 42 hours a week) for free. Yea. I got ****** out of 3 weeks of...
    bigben7240 bigben7240 16-17, M Jun 24

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    So I recently created this account, because this "experienceproject" seemed interesting, and I thought I would give it a go. No offense to all you other users, but I would think...
    rorylovesrainbows rorylovesrainbows 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    So I transferred to a new job a year ago, my manager is my gm, she probably used to be a good manager years ago, but so far she's barely there. Sure she's a nice person but my job...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F Jun 23

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    its taking all my energy, happiness, and sanity. I've never been so miserable at a job. Im only sticking around so that inca get my maternity leave. While on maternity leave I'm...
    sunny198917 sunny198917 26-30, F Jun 23

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    its taking all my energy, happiness, and sanity. I've never been so miserable at a job. Im only sticking around so that inca get my maternity leave. While on maternity leave I'm...
    sunny198917 sunny198917 26-30, F Jun 23

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    I'm currently a grad student living with my parents, who offered for me to live at home. Despite working two jobs and going to school, my mom doesn't think I contribute enough even...
    WritingMachine WritingMachine 22-25, F Jun 21

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    Probably one of the most asked questions about my job; what does it feel like to be photographed nude? The honest answer? It feels completely normal. Yes, I was nervous at first...
    CemoneGeorgiouAndrea CemoneGeorgiouAndrea 18-21, F 24 Responses Jun 21

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    We are often detatched from what is most worth fighting for; our busy work consumes our day but it's not our life's work. Most do not feel a stark, stirring life purpose- they don...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M Jun 20

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    i work at a pizza place and let me tell you everyone there but me gets mad for silly things. like this one guy works up front and he answers phones, helps people pay for there food...
    CALIFORNIAN945 CALIFORNIAN945 18-21, M Jun 19

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    So i got a new job yesterday. I'm doing the samething as my old job but i wint have to travel for 3 hrs in order to get ti work. its a lil of a pay cut but idc cuz i don't have to...
    BipolarNDepressed BipolarNDepressed 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Carnelle Rutledge is a salesman at Grote Automotive, a reputed automobile company in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Being in the sales profession for more than fifteen years, he understands...
    healey57 healey57 22-25, M Jun 19

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