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I Don't Want to Work At My Job Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    well I will miss it ,

    turned my keys and id in, cleaned my office out, got a check for 720 vacation/ sick days. and I still get pay and insurance for 2 years. well I least I didn't get fired.
    marinerob marinerob 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 15

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    A friend of mine; she's 18 and got pregnant by her boyfriend, she found out around yesterday, maybe? (Her boyfriend was after me before they dated and even signs now!!) He is 19 on...
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    I have mental health problems and I have struggled with work and voluntary work in the past. Because of this I don't want to work and I also know that it would take up a lot of my...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I love my parents. They can be sweet and nice, but they aren't supportive and they can be verbally abusive at times. My parents fight a lot over small things. My mom is a control...
    Lunangelia Lunangelia 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    That crush again, her again, i really like to hate her . I feel better when i don't make any moves to talk to her or giving her attention. It helps me to get in control. I don't...
    Bigdadyy Bigdadyy 22-25, M Apr 5

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    I have always hated kids. If I'm around children I will act civil and just ignore them. If they yell, scream, or cry while in stores, I would leave the store or leave that section...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I bumped into a lot of people I don't want to see. I also cover my face with whatever is next to me Or I just hope in my head by saying "please don't look my way please don't look...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Don't ever pity people who don't want to get married or be in a relationship. And don't ever try to make those people feel bad about themselves just because you're not getting what...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I have never once thought about getting together with a guy and having a family. Why? Because it's not what I want. It's not part of my "life goals." I would end up losing my...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Honestly, I enjoy being in the background. I just want to live life without so much drama and expectations. I don't want to be well known, or someone people recognize on the street...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 29

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    I don't want to be with the wrong person but don't want to be alone.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    When I find a girlfriend, I want my girlfriend to want attention from me, lots of it, but I don't want her to seek attention from anyone else, regardless of reasons. I want her to...
    Resoner Resoner 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    why do we end up having problems if we get a hysterectomy/vasectomy if we don't wait until after we have children? does your hormones get more balanced after having kids? why does...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I never had a phone growing up. Everywhere, but my home had phones. I would be asked to use the phone by the host. At home, the attention grabber is the annoying phone with my...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I don't want to hear or read any sexist crap. Against men, against women...I don't care. I think you're ridiculous and have nothing worth seeing or listening to. Walk out, block...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 17 hrs ago

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    Let's just say there should be a split between the adult world and the child world. I don't want stories from children infiltrating my feed, it's like they are mushrooms..and have...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I just don't want to live in general.
    Wheresmywayout Wheresmywayout 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ladies, please. I don't want to see your boobs! Cover them stuff up! Thanks. We have no right to tell men to pull up their pants if we can't even keep our boobies in check.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm going back to school today and I don't want to go and it's for a plausible reason -- it is psychological and academically.
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Apr 7

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    It all seems to hurt. It's never just one mistake.. it's never just one heartbreak. what's done is done, I don't want to talk about it. I rather let it go than just forget.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    My parents are getting a divorce right now and I don't want to get married when you have all this stuff you have to do to get a divorce.
    dac01 dac01 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    And you don't want minors because?? Literally after I had revealed my age to him, he then decided to ask me, and I quote, "Do you like hot chat." I responded with "No. Now go...
    CyanideY CyanideY 70+, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am dead inside can’t ever wake up I will live with myself just unplug me now life has used me enough. I have killed my heart nothing left. My all efforts go in vain.I don't...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Apr 10

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    i feel like nothing i do or say works. there's always a problem. i can't get any peace in my own home. even when i moved into a hotel she would still stress me out. I've been thru...
    sephiroth04 sephiroth04 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    My grandparents are my landlords. I live in one of their houses. Lately they've been pushing me to marry my baby's father so my baby will grow up with a mom and dad. I refuse to...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 29

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    I've always thought of myself as incapable of being too close to a person. For me, it’s never good to know that you’re craving the person’s presence every time they’re not...
    Megarian Megarian 16-17, F Apr 13

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    my parents were visiting last week and they come around every 3 weeks every month , my little brother lives with me because my parents live in Mexico (they have a company there...
    cantrix cantrix 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12