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I Am Unemployed and Broke, But Looking For a Job

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    I'm 24 and have never been able to get a job.

    The problem is I don't have the conventional skills and experience that are expected at this age. People expect you to have already defined your career path and made some accomplishes by this age. I grew up in the UK after being taken here from the USA. I was expelled from...
    GalileoTheBlack GalileoTheBlack 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    I Might Have To Resort To Self-employment

    I need to strengthen my skills in certain areas & do my OWN job! I'm frustrated, & job search agencies aren't even TRYING to help! I have a disability, but I have many ABILITIES! Disability does NOT = dumb. But people seem to think that way.   I need to...
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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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 problem is the bottom now has such a high barrier of entry to the point that the "starting at the bottom" is no longer guaranteed...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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    Tired

    I've been unemployed for almost 16 months. I look for work everyday and most of the time find nothing to send my resume too. I'm tired of people who think the unemployed are on one big long vacation.  I know I'm not the only one in this situation I hope it gets better for...
    pjlove51 pjlove51 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    I really can't believe that I have to resort to this, but I'm going to give it a try. I'm 28, grew up in St. Louis, got a great education, was active in sports (still love to play...
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    Looking back on this last year, a lot has changed in my life. I broke off an engagement. I started a new job. I went back to school. I experienced the loss of two very close people...
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    I'm on a team of amazing young adults who have made a six figure income using social media! I am looking for more people to add to this amazing, supportive and motivational team...
    WrapMeFitnFab WrapMeFitnFab 26-30, F May 3

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    I still think of my first boyfriend. I moved on. We both did but I still miss him. He's the first person I ever loved. My only love so far. We dating for 2 years since middle...
    Barbiebased1 Barbiebased1 13-15, F May 3

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    I had been trying to be "zen" about still being unemployed - but honestly, I am just angry at the whole ordeal. It's not that I "deserve" a job after graduating college, but isn't...
    gillybeans gillybeans 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Not unemployed, but retired at an early age. Long story, but after 30 faithful years of heavy lifting, climbing, and swinging from the rafters at a factory job, I almost severed my...
    smarjo57 smarjo57 56-60, F 1 Response May 5

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    I have been unemployed since August, 2014. I was a legal assistant for nine years in Philadelphia and lost my job due to medical problems. I haven't been to the hospital since...
    BionicCarole1985 BionicCarole1985 26-30, F 2 Responses May 15

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    In five weeks I will be unemployed unless I get something else to do. Summer is rushing to warm us. I'd love to work the summer naked.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 26

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    Overnight the world in the UK ended and I am really frightened by it. This morning I was angry. I am not supposed to be political. I couldn't hold back. I erupted all over...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 12 Responses May 8

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    Few years ago, a friend told me about a tragedy of a friend of his..with one simple sentence; "last week, my friend's wife died in a car accident along with his 1st unborn son." I...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses May 14

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    Have been for about 1 year now. Luckily I have loving people and girlfriend who let stay with them as I look for a job. I wouldn't say my life is a mess, because quite frankly it...
    UnemployedandBroke UnemployedandBroke 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    This past Saturday he broke up with me via Skype. We are both 20 and had been dating for a little less than a year and everything was perfect to me we got along well, were faithful...
    laxmeg9 laxmeg9 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I broke up with my boyfriend yes I'm gay but that's not the point we broke up because he lost the interest in our relationship and that broke my heart 100% so I just broke up with...
    lookingaroundjustfurfun lookingaroundjustfurfun 13-15, M 19 hrs ago

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    I broke up with him. He was mean to me but he loves me. I meant the world to him. But he yelled at me for no reason. He always went back on his promises. Then he'd apologize...
    thatnailgirl thatnailgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Honestly, every ******* place I walk into they aren't hiring my bestfriend's girlfriend goes into the same stores and they hand her s application or direct her to a website to...
    GodlessWorld GodlessWorld 18-21, M 1 Response May 7

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    Not through choice . I did very physical work for many years which unfortunately took its toll and I am now disabled and unable to work whih I hate and will eventually land up in a...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm feeling depressed tonight. Only $15 left until I get paid this Friday. Two shut of notices for bills, so I will be doing without gas and electric soon. Glad I have a lot of...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I strongly believe in Karma. This is mostly why. A long time ago I went out with this guy let's call him "K" and i remember being really in love with him, we broke up and got bacl...
    Frankie1duhh Frankie1duhh 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    So ,growing up I had 5 sisters. I was the only boy and my parents work in the military. I was 12 years old and my oldest sister was 22 my second oldest sister was 19 then 17, 14...
    Loserbame Loserbame 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    My girlfriend, best friend, colleague and person I waited 2 years to be with broke up with me a couple of weeks ago because something doesn't feel 'right' with her. She left her...
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    This happened a long time ago. It's a long story, so bear with me. We were friends for 6 months. And we got together for 4 years. And then we broke up a little after celebrating...
    Lonely90s Lonely90s 22-25, M May 12

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    So... It's been just over a year since I broke up with my ex boyfriend for being unfaithful. I feel like I'm over him and happy with having friends, socializing and being single. I...
    TheCake4 TheCake4 22-25, F Apr 26

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    My car broke down today. Alternator stopped working. With my MS, it was really hard for me to do the work physically. Its really hard and my ex still expects me to carry as if I...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M May 6

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    I believe it began in 2007.The year the man that I believed loved me and wanted to spend the rest of his life with me,broke it off.Since that day,I was determined to protect my...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F May 16

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    Context: This is my final open letter to my ex girlfriend, hoping she will see this and maybe have enough heart to see what she has done, who she became and that I am not the...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M May 16

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    i broke up with him at a concert last night and he started crying his eyes out. i feel so bad for him. i should've never said anything. but i mean, i kind of had to because when he...
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    I ended it this past Saturday. Had almost been with him for 2 years and he broke my trust (which is a big thing since I don't trust people easily at all). I don't really miss him...
    grizz799 grizz799 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F May 3

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    He missed school and had been eating and broke his pants lol! Kinda jealous Should i ask him for help?, i don't think he meant to
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    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F Apr 25

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