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I Am Longing to Find the Right Job

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    Meanwhile my boyfriend is in NYC for a college course schmoozing with publishers and, after one day, got a job working for a cooking website from the publisher he is staying with...
    dendroica dendroica 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I don't know what kind of job i want! I really need to decide, and i just don't know.. Numbers aren't anything for me, but i love working with people, and helping them and i love...
    isabel6 isabel6 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I was in high school, I couldn't wait to run off to college and have a haphazard adventure. Then I went to a private college 6 hours away from home, only to cry everyday and...
    absurdities92 absurdities92 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I was living in SanJose ca. I became homeless so I had no choice but to move to Long Beach with an ex whom I don't care for at all! He lives in a run down apt, that has rats and...
    vivduff vivduff 46-50, F Apr 2

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    I have been with my boyfriend for two years and I love him dearly we are very compatible and he found a job last summer and its awesome he finished his course for plumbing and...
    kindhearted77 kindhearted77 18-21, F Apr 3

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    If you would have told me my life would be what it is today as a kid I probably would hate that guy just because... Some days I wake up and ask myself is this real? Is this...
    DiorRage DiorRage 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I am a registered nurse. I like my job. I've recently scheduled myself to work all day shifts which I surprisingly love! Even though it tends to be very busy, very fast paced, with...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 39 mins ago

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    having honest conversations , being friends and knowing a person completely , and also observing what he/she says...
    lifetriangle lifetriangle 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have ADHD and RADS. So I find it difficult to know what I'm doing is right or wrong. My ADHD makes me loose focus and my RADS makes me fix problems my way.
    602rea 602rea 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    It's 3:45am, while surfing the internet I ran across this site and decided to sign up. I've been single for two years now and my loneliness is really getting the best of me. It...
    Nikki623 Nikki623 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I work as a hostess at a restaurant called Copper River Grill and today was the last straw ! Too much to type but long story short , I decided that enough was enough and right...
    beautenaturelle beautenaturelle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    "Have you ever longed for someone so much, so deeply that you thought you would die? That your heart would just stop beating? I am longing now, but for whom I don't know. My whole...
    cherishuforever cherishuforever 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I find it really, really hard to learn to drive and it's becoming a huge issue, emotionally and financially. I have been learning to drive since January 2013 and I have had to...
    ladysatine ladysatine 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm letting go of the things that used to hold me back. For example, my weight, drug usage, people who I considered "friends" and even "family", but most importantly, myself. I...
    SweetxSorrow SweetxSorrow 18-21 Mar 18

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    Laying here wondering what I truly want to do with my life. I want to do do many things bit school is really burning me out. Only 2 more years I keep telling myself but in reality...
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    If you read some of my posts from the past you would remember I was fired right before Christmas of 2013. That sucked. I worked in a very stressful environment. I worked for a very...
    Mariah522 Mariah522 31-35 Mar 26

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    Never knew there was anyone like me out there. My boyfriend is a very hard worker. While he is at work he works very hard. Problem seems to be that he lets everything that others...
    geminigurl595 geminigurl595 41-45, F a week ago

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    I just started at a new job working in a group home for people with disabilities about a month and a half ago. I know how to help most of the people right now and usually ask for...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 1

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    It's super hard in my state to get a job in the degree field I chose. There are so many out there looking for the same job, it sucks. My field is education and I got my history...
    sharp1989 sharp1989 22-25, M Mar 26

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    Ok, so I was fired as well yesterday (personality issues, not a good fit, and it "just isn't working out").... It wasn't even 4 full weeks. I even had this marker on my calendar "6...
    andrew319 andrew319 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Sooooo I GOT THE JOB without even going in for an interview now that's whats up ya..boa I need some money right now and I will be working at kings island so now I got TWO JOBS...
    dreamB1G dreamB1G 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Growing up was hell. It was hard to to say the least. Lost my father to suicide. Never met the guy. His family has never cared or wanted to be a part of my life. Even when I needed...
    Iammyownworstenemy79 Iammyownworstenemy79 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was reading online and came across the following article which I think is valuable information for anyone who is currently discouraged with job-seeking. http://www.bbc.com/news...
    SoftWillie SoftWillie 61-65, M Mar 26

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    I've been at my job for over 8 years now and I quite enjoy what I do.. The perks of being a Monday to Friday 7-4 help too. My issue is that no matter what I do, it seems to make...
    AlynaBean AlynaBean 36-40, F Apr 7

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Hoping and praying for one. I just want something with more pay. I feel like all the work I'm putting in on my current job, I'm not getting what I should for it. I mean, I'm a...
    Brunhildevonshaft Brunhildevonshaft 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am listening Dark Horse by Katy Perry right now
    luckymummy luckymummy 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Thank you Cassidion and longroad2go. I am going through some hard decisions on what to do with my marriage. My husband suffers from bi-polar and what ever else. We have been...
    pab16 pab16 46-50, F Mar 31

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    I hate my ******* job so much right now... I work for an arts organization that doesn't deserve the good work I do for them as a grants manager...the CEO makes $180,000 a year and...
    waynerman waynerman 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I'm quite unhappy at my current job but am scared to move on. I have job security right now and am making the most money I have ever made in my life. I'm scared try elsewhere and...
    fullofhope123 fullofhope123 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    that I've been at for the past 5 years. When people find out how much money I make they think I'm crazy and ungrateful for hating my job. Truth is, I don't know wtf I'm doing and...
    okaydoood okaydoood 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    So I arrived at my new job today and walked in the front door and instead of seeing a normal staircase up to the next floor I see a tunnel slide you would normally find at a...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 31

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    I had my interview they told me that everything checked out and that as soon as a position opens I'll be the first one they call for the job. I can not find one any where, I just...
    clnj clnj 26-30, M Apr 7

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    So i wanted to post a question which goes something like "what/how do you know which job would make you happy? Or how did you know its what you wanted?" but unfortunately theres a...
    lr625 lr625 18-21, F a week ago

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    I've been with my long distance boyfriend for a year and a half. He recently moved and now he is only an hour away. He moved because he found a job he wanted which he got. He's...
    Jeanine92 Jeanine92 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been an avid lover of all things aerospace. My first two professional jobs were probably as good as it gets in terms of work/life balance, fun at work, good company focus...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M Mar 19

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    I have so many things in my mind I´d like to express .. things I care about, which make me feel I´m alive... I usually write about some of them as random thoughts in stories...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Five years. FIVE YEARS I've been with this company...starting when I was still in highschool and working my way up to supervisor and I STILL hate my job. Its thankless. No one...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    April 7. Those Old Time Feelings. "I still have bad days. But that's okay. I used to have bad years." —Anonymous Sometimes, the old feelings creep back in. We may feel fearful...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M a week ago

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    After 4 years of searching, and doing all sorts of jobs that I hated (like cleaning old people's houses) I had a job interview today for a job as a help desk call center agent, and...
    lowlandgirl lowlandgirl 41-45, F Mar 18

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    I work for a collection agency and absolutely hate it now. I have been there for about 3 years and the past year has been very frustrating and a bore to me. I am so sick and...
    koolbreezz8 koolbreezz8 31-35 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I used to have loser jobs..that are now occupied by Mexicans (illegal types) I HATE AMERICAN WORKERS AND AMERICAN JOB SITES. I have this job were the N*gger guy is supposed to...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have a really good job, I get paid extremely well, my job is never monotomous. I've been in my career field for abou 15 years and have 5 till retirement. But there are parts of...
    teaser907 teaser907 41-45, M Mar 21

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    So, tonight was my last night after putting in my two weeks notice. It's like a two ton boulder has been lifted off my shoulders(slight exaggeration lol). I've witnessed coworkers...
    Hiram404 Hiram404 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    What will happen tomorrow? I am currently doing my updated resume, still not finished with it. Because tomorrow I’ll have my first job interview. Am I nervous? It’s one of...
    Caisus Caisus 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6

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    So my first day was yesterday & it went really well! I learned a lot & managed to do things on my own on the first day. I think I'm going to really like this job because everyone...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I am a secretary at an elementary school of 500 students. I am the only person who works in the office. I do everything from being the school nurse to bookkeeping. Payroll...
    officelady officelady 41-45 1 Response Mar 19

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    People say "you got to apply for the administrative assistant, temp, mailroom clerk etc..." Essentially they are saying you have to start at the bottom- which make sense. The...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19