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I Don't Want to Work At My Job Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    I'm Used And Abused And Not In A Good Way

    I've worked hard at the same job for the last 6 years almost maybe 7 burnt out and don't even want to walk in the door tomorrow. Im tired of all the stress the running around having to do most of every thing my work meaning nothing toy boss not getting any extra help from any...
    Poconopaul26 Poconopaul26 31-35 4 Responses May 14, 2011

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    Just... Stuck

    Like many of you, the recent economic downturn has put my aspiring career out of its misery. I had left my family's business to work as an account coordinator with a "growing" distribution and fulfillment company. Over my two years there, I ended up managing the call...
    asombershade asombershade 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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    Who Gets Whacked Next ....

    I think everyone wants to be successful.  We negotiate a salary / wage with the manager hiring and we do the job we are asked to do. Simple enough right?  I have worked for 30 years and was told recently that the company is going to restructure which mean painful decisions of...
    stealth1099 stealth1099 51-55 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    Torture

    Every day is the same thing happening at the same hour Mon-Fri. Working with these vultures is being nice there are no words to express the mere torture that i go through on a daily basis. But why does it almost feel like i cant leave. Like i am cursed to be here with these...
    swtgemini swtgemini 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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    I Don't Want To Work Anymore... It's Worthless

    Don't judge me wrong. I'm not lazy or waiting for handouts. The reasons why I don't want to work anymore besides the health burden it carries its because a lot of things have changed over the years. I thought that if you work hard like show up on time and do what they told...
    Onigiri Onigiri 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    What Is A Job Anymore?

    I have tried several jobs, which either pay too little, have way too many constraints and politics, or simply consist of dredging out a daily living through the service supplied (whether needed or simply the latest fad). I am pretty much done with that. I worked in Columbus...
    Watchman220 Watchman220 36-40 Jul 30, 2012

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    I Was In The Service, It Wasn't For Me...now I'm Making My Own Money. Residually!

    Even as the navy veteran I am, it was hard for me to find work! Struggling to stay committed to school, I am yet again changing college programs (for the 4th time!). I am an entrepreneur at heart but of course I would like to stick with something to have as a "plan b". But...
    EntreyStatus EntreyStatus 22-25, M Dec 28, 2012

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    Fed Up of Working

    Ever since the age of 14 I've been working.  I am now 52 and I'm fed up! Some day I would like to wake up and ask myself what to do! Today in my country it is Thanksgiving and although I have much to be greatful for, still I crave for a change.
    mackayak mackayak 51-55 Oct 13, 2008

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    I'm Frustrated

    It's not that I don't like what I do but twice this week I've had two long term clients tell me "We love you, your personal service, your creativity, your attention  to detail,  yada yada yada, but we had to go with another supplier because they were cheaper! Yikes...
    heidijo heidijo 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2009

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    Working Is Making Me Mentally Ill...i Think

    After having bouts with my last two employers of which I dedicated several years of my life to each. I find myself utterly exhausted. I feel bitter, betrayed, and beaten down. I spent several years working at a dialysis facility for which I absolutely loved patient care! Coming...
    Journey06 Journey06 26-30, F 1 Response May 27, 2010

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    I Guess Somethings Never Change

    When I wrote this statement, I was working at a different job...waiting tables as a matter of fact.  Then I got a SECOND job to try to wean myself out of the first one.  Well, that worked. NOW, I don't want to be there.  I think there comes a point when you have to...
    ShadowDancer ShadowDancer 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    Not Retired - Just Tired!

    I'm 55 and have been working since I was 10.  I am grateful to have a very good job, like what I do, enjoy my co-workers, and work in a good environment.  Unless I win the Lottery, this is it!!!  However, with what I lost recently in retirement funds, realistically...
    IrisElizabeth IrisElizabeth 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    What To Do??

    I started this job August 2010. Just completed my year. This is an office of 5. Two owners and three employees. As of this Thursday I will be one who has been here the longest! The other two have jumped ship and found other jobs. It is very stressfull here. Never time to even go...
    slytick slytick 46-50 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    Everything Is Just Not Right

    - I've been passed over for a promotion for some one with less seniority and a worse work record. - I've been harrassed by other workers in front of customers for petty issues such as using a workstation they had been using while they were off to lunch. - Gossip is rampant...
    afazchas afazchas 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    I have been working for 10 years now.

    I know its not massive in terms of other people, however I just dont want to work anymore. I have volunteered my skills in other areas, but I just hate the crap that goes on. I am underpaid and if I could get benefits to cover my current cost of living, I would take them and...
    laughman laughman 31-35, M Jul 26, 2014

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    My boyfriend and I met last summer through some mutual friends, when I first met him, he was so sweet and nice. I had just gotten out of a really horrible relationship with my ex...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I always said that I would never be this type of person... what am I doing... it's like I have no control over my self anymore. I use to give myself the best advice but now.... I...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I already have 3 kids from my first marriage, a 5 year old boy a I had twin girls last year. My ex cheated on me when I was pregnant so I kicked him out. No my divorce isn't final...
    youreallywanttoknow youreallywanttoknow 26-30, F Feb 17

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    Yes I don't want to be , to be very specific I actually had gone through quite hard times and feels like I have no heart left for things , so .. If anyone find me jolly or...
    Fatima12 Fatima12 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okay let me just start by saying I'm 15 nearly 16 years old. I'm working making my own money, paying my own bills -- and soon will have my licence. Believe me when I say ALL...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I know it's a naive wish, but I don't want to be an adult. Honestly, I don't know what I want to be. My sister wanted to drive so much, she counted down the days, but I don't want...
    fighteratheart fighteratheart 13-15, F Feb 22

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    Yea So I don't want Kids and I don't think so I own an explanation to people why? I mean hell yeah it's my oven and it's my choice whether I want to bake something or not:) I just...
    liftingmind liftingmind 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 13

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    No, this group shouldn't be about minors being too stupid to be here, I beg to differ. I don't want minors in here because I don't want dirty people influencing them. Sure, I've...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    iv never liked kids...even when I was a child other kids were playing with baby dolls and i couldn't stand them...I would rather play with barbies and video games. from the time i...
    phinixmak phinixmak 26-30 Feb 19

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    I've always known that I don't want children of my own, for multiple reasons I'm not a patient person. I want to live my own life. I don't want to live the life of my children...
    AntiveninKisses AntiveninKisses 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Okay, so there's this guy and we've been friends for a year+ now. He has continually expressed wanting to date me and I have said no A LOT. I value him so much in my life, he's one...
    heidiiscatlady heidiiscatlady 16-17, T 1 Response Feb 5

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    You know what really bothers me? When people ask me why I don't want kids and I tell them it's because I don't like them, they come back with "you were a kid once." Seriously...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 12

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    I don't want to know how awesome it was and how great of time you had when we already had plans and you ditched me. Don't tell how great it was when you left me in the car and told...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    My girlfriend is moving to Canada for anywhere from 6 to 14 months. I'm unable to go with her due to other commitments. She's super excited, but I really don't want her to go and I...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M Feb 4

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    I hate being single I don't want to be all alone and sad on Valentine's Day
    kota134567 kota134567 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    love women who prefer to be touched by women. I worship them and don't want to be allowed to touch them. Hope to be taunted and humiliated by them.
    Hermeister Hermeister 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Asked her if she would stay home tonight after being out earlier this week. Told her i need her company after a long, stressful week. Without a pause she says no, she's looking...
    mrdane415 mrdane415 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Hate When People Have Children But Don't Want To Be Parents
    goodnites1091 goodnites1091 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It seems to be the general consensus that by the time a man has reached his mid 30's, he is educated, is stable, is well along in a career and has been saving for 10+ years, has...
    SaudadeVirgo SaudadeVirgo 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I've been single for over 6 years (this also includes not having sex) I'm a nice kind and caring guy holds down a job as a chef have my own place don't know where I am going...
    Baz11ga Baz11ga 22-25, M Feb 22

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    Problem with us will always be our ego. We are very sensitive about our manhood and in today's society, the "hunter" is just not needed. Sure, you might ask for something on the...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Ivan, the one I still love even though I just want to hate his guts, sent me this email when all I said was I didn't want to hear about his girlfriends anymore, that he was...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F Feb 6

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    I just want someone that will help me and won't leave. Someone I loved just left we don't talk an im dying I have no one anymore.
    ash0014 ash0014 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    When I was younger I like the idea of becoming a mother until my nephew became a Father for the first time and his drama mama ex girlfriend keeps calling my mother to babysit so...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F Feb 8

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    Yeah the world today is all about people furthering their own agendas. Makes me want to get off grid. Reconnect with what is real. Get away from all the human bullshit our species...
    Progs13 Progs13 22-25, M Feb 15

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