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I Am Not Made For A 9 To 5 Sitting In An Office

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    That's Why I Work In Care

    I have never enjoyed working the 9-5. Whilst I wish I had more patience to deal members of the public, I am glad that I do not have the patience because my lack lack of patience lead me to a career in care. It takes a lot of patience to work in care, I work in autism and I don't...
    sillyshaman sillyshaman 26-30, M May 19, 2012

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    9 To 5

    I don't think I have ever had a 9 to 5 job and doubt I could I have worked most of my life on an on call basis or shift work and it is just normal to me. Ok maybe I'm not normal I think that is a setting on the clothes dryer.
    ihavapa ihavapa 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2010

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    Just Can't Do It

    For starters i know I'm young but the thought of working 9-5 stuck in front of a computer all day and the thought of sitting on my *** that long just terrifies me lol.. I personally like the out doors like farming and working with my hands mostly but working 9-5 in a office 5...
    James19962 James19962 16-17 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    It Would Have Been Easier To Forgive.

    24 years ago I was supposed to be aborted. My parents made the mature decision that they were not emotionally ready to raise a child. It would have been one of those despised "convenience abortions." My mother made an appointment and went to a clinic. Because she started...
    therainbowyouvebeenlookingfor therainbowyouvebeenlookingfor 22-25 Mar 26, 2011

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    The Joe Job

    I cannot see myself ever working somewhere that i go in for 8 hours 5 days a week. it just doesn't seem all that fun. I mean i wanna be a responsible person and mother when its my time to act like one but i am sure i can find a job better suited for me that will be just as...
    lisra lisra 18-21, F Oct 22, 2010

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    9-5 Not For Me

    I work the night shift as a housekeeper at a local hospital. I like it very much. There is always something to do to keep you busy. I have realized that I am a night person and dont have a problem being up all night. I also dont like it when I have to sit down in one place and be...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M Dec 9, 2012

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    Then Be Your Own Boss!!!!

    When people hear Mary Kay they think 'selling makeup isnt a job' but we do so mich more than that! We enrich womens lives by giving them the opportunity to be their own boss and control their lives. Yes, you sell the amazing product, but the product sells itself! You also recruit...
    dallashelana dallashelana 18-21, F Feb 25, 2013

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    Don'T Do It Any More

    I couldn't do it anymore. I got pregnant, left on mat leave, couldn't go back. I just couldn't do it. So now I work from home, it helps, I can contribute financially, and don't have to go back to that life again. I make more now then I ever did before. It's freeing. Not having to...
    mollymeunier mollymeunier 22-25, F Feb 11, 2013

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    More Like 11-4 Pm Or 12-6pm Job Twice A Week Lol

    I am being realistic ok.... and I know that so much has changed in me. maybe one day my self-esteme and my brain etc will improve and I can be more. sometimes I fantasize about working in a up-market boutique like Myer or Chanel etc.. but I wonder how long I could handle the push...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    I Could Never

    Ideas come to me at late hours of the night, I could never sit down for that many hours without my butt getting numb. I enjoy being ouside. No, I could never work a 9 to 5.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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