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I Don't Want to Work At My Job Anymore

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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...
    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...
    ShadowDancer ShadowDancer 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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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...
    EntreyStatus EntreyStatus 22-25, M Dec 28, 2012

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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...
    asombershade asombershade 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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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...
    swtgemini swtgemini 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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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...
    afazchas afazchas 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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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...
    slytick slytick 46-50 1 Response Sep 26, 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...
    Watchman220 Watchman220 36-40 Jul 30, 2012

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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...
    stealth1099 stealth1099 51-55 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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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...
    heidijo heidijo 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2009

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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...
    mackayak mackayak 51-55 Oct 13, 2008

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    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...
    Poconopaul26 Poconopaul26 31-35 4 Responses May 14, 2011

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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...
    IrisElizabeth IrisElizabeth 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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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...
    Onigiri Onigiri 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    I don't want to feel anymore... I want to get rid of my feelings... Is there any way i could numb them? ( without alcohol)
    Thehorserider5 Thehorserider5 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't know what it is about me, but people just institutionally turn against me for reasons I never find out, if the person ever actually knows why they hate me. Every time. I...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 Mar 23

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    Oops, I thought this said, "I don't want to hurt anyone!" I need to read before clicking "Me Too," lol :P
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 28

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    It feels as though just as soon as I manage to learn to live with a current level of hurt, the hurt becomes deeper. Sharper. And I have to adjust to managing the new level over and...
    Jules2576 Jules2576 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I'm so tired of everything. I've got no one but my daughter. I've been left again with nothing. More lies. More betrayal. More broken promises. I can't take it anymore. I'm tired...
    abbylynn98 abbylynn98 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Can't stand feeling empty inside. Like their is something inside me eating at my heart and filling my mind with all this negativity. Drowning my feelings way deep inside so no one...
    TrustISeek TrustISeek 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    "Im scared to get close and I hate being alone, I long for that feeling to not feel at all, the higher I get, the lower I sink, I cant drown my demons, they know how to swim...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F Apr 1

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    I am trying to overcome anxiety/depression that has developed as a result of things that have happened and are happening in my life. I know I am not alone and I am seeking...
    sunnysideup1985 sunnysideup1985 26-30, F Apr 4

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    There is quite a long story behind this question but I'll try to make it short. I'm a girl and 17 by now and approx. 3 years ago I changed school and among my new teachers there...
    PrincessMagalie PrincessMagalie 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I've been talking to CBD, my on-again, off-again, since yesterday. After 3+ years I know the cycle, I know the routine, I know what we say and do and how it will end up. That is...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    She's consuming me again. It's funny how somebody, who you haven't seen or talked to in months, can have such a profound effect on you. They don’t have to do a single thing and...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    This is something I think about every now and then. I have PCOS which doesn't make it impossible to have children but in some women it can cause infertility. So I have adjusted to...
    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't want to feel like I'm lost and always struggling to find that median point of inner peace. Too much of it isn't good, but having to little of it makes me stressed.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 30

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    The last few days have been extremely stressful at work. I want to scream and yell until I don't have any voice left. I want to punch something over and over and over again. I want...
    Zenra808 Zenra808 51-55, F Mar 19

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    I read here in this experience about people who don't want to have children because being a parent isn't for them or it's just how they feel about the matter, which is fine...
    charlie4edwards charlie4edwards 16-17, F a week ago

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    I add people to my circle who look intriguing, but I don't want to offend anyone with my profile. I hope people keep an open mind, but I understand if you don't want to be friends...
    SamanthaLei SamanthaLei 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I don't want to remember But as I look into the Mirror It only shows the truth of the food I shouldn't have consumed, stretching out my flesh. the marks on my arms, which broke...
    UnderTheKnife UnderTheKnife 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to be in a relationship. I don't want to feel hideous or ugly or feel rejected at all. I want to feel like someone wants to get to know me, that someone wants to be with me...
    lotstodeal lotstodeal 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't want to just rant. I want to make things better! If only I knew how.
    oakenbras oakenbras 18-21, M Mar 20

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    This day in age. I don't want kids cause I feel that this generation has completely ****** destroyed killed or will kill everything on planet earth. Living in so cal, politics...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Mar 21

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    In the past I've had bad relationship experiences & I don't want this one to be one too! We've been together for almost 3 yrs, and we fight over the stupidest things. How do I get...
    SAndre23 SAndre23 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Who does? Nobody does. So why oh why am I constantly seeing people live a life that they don't want? Doesn't make sense to me.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I just don't want her to see my weakness, inside im falling to pieces but what good will it do to let it take over ?
    dixiecrystal1 dixiecrystal1 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Since I was young, I have never wanted to have children. I feel like females are expected to follow the footsteps; grow up, go to university, get married, have children and then...
    MellifluousMilkshake MellifluousMilkshake 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Right now I don't want anything to serious. I'm young I have time for all that a little later in life. But I wouldn't mind going out on a date every once in a while. And like I...
    PuertoRicanPrincess18 PuertoRicanPrincess18 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't want to remember all the fights I had with my "best friends".
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Omg my ankle hurts I would walk on it then it will start hurting I hope it doesn't hurt tomorrow I have to work I don't wanna call in n whatever
    lovesmakeup lovesmakeup 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I never really warmed to the idea of being behind the wheel of a car. My parents still offer to pay for driving lessons and the theory test and for the first time, I felt I should...
    Dominc1 Dominc1 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I don't understand why God keeps me here. I tried to escape. I tried to rid the world of me and me of the world. Why tf am I still here!? I serve no purpose. I'm like a piece of...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I use to be so full of life and always out taking pictures and traveling and about a year ago or more i was diagnosed with over active bladder. I am not on any medication for it...
    flowerchildbri flowerchildbri 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm usually pretty laid back, but you can push me to a point where I just don't care anymore. Please don't.
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 18

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    My mother is awful. I can't even explain how much she's tortured my sisters and I over the years. She makes us think that she will actually be a mother. And when she's gained our...
    agirltoremember agirltoremember 13-15, F Apr 1

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Depression isn't the first thing to come to mind, but it's still there, waiting to drag me into its depths never to be seen again. I know that I may be in fault for saying these...
    uscoo234 uscoo234 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I don't understand why I feel this way. down some days, up for some, but not for long. I feel it's better to keep to myself than to say anything.
    durstm94 durstm94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I go thru the motions of everyday living -- talk and smile with my neighbors, live with my mom, do daily chores when I feel like it, but I feel adrift and unattached..I just don't...
    linstro linstro 61-65, F Apr 2

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    You just had to start digging didn't you? Are you happy with what you found out? Why? WHY couldn't you just leave it in the past and focus on how nice it was for those couple of...
    dramirezs23 dramirezs23 31-35, M Apr 6

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    I'm usually just insecure because of the things I've been through in my past. It actually kept it's self safe through the years in my backpack. But left me to carry the actual...
    FabiolaP FabiolaP 18-21, F 1 day ago