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I Don't Want to Work At My Job Anymore

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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

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    Being myself doesn't work, I'm too weird for everyone. I don't know what should I be instead.
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    i create enough drama internally in my life i don't need extra from the outside. people want to gossip about rumors at work around me and i try my best to avoid it. i now try...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I don't dislike children at all...I don't have children and it just simply didn't happen....but, to be completely honest, I have never thought about having or wanted to have...
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    I recently had a fight with a close friend and now she hates me and all the people I knew that knew here hate me now. I am often alone and now my friends who don't even know her...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I suppose it'd be natural to want kids, but I actually hate the thought of having to care for something that helpless. And by the time it gets older, there's a risk we wouldn't...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I'm still young and I do attend college. I am single and all but one thing I don't ever want to go through is divorce. It makes me want to never get married.
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    Eh, I say I don't but I wouldn't mind it. Then I realize that my fertility is questionable for one. My uterus and hormones hate me. For real. Two, I am ALWAYS in dire straits. I...
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    I have been in love with a particular girl for over a year now. We never dated, we were just best friends until she broke my heart when she couldn't accept the fact that I am gay...
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    And i don't actually. But sometimes that can get boring, too.
    stonedalone stonedalone 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I've never cut my hair. I like how long it is. It hardly ever gets in my way, and I only put it up when I'm cooking. I don't see any need to cut it.
    birdandthebee birdandthebee 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    It's super triggering for me, as an anorexic about to try and recover... just... please don't.
    nosouvenirs nosouvenirs 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Bad *chicks* i don't wan no mediocre i won't hit no mediocre
    NicoleGabriella NicoleGabriella 13-15, F Sep 7

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    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Itunes has given everyone the new U2 album, and it's not that I'm ungrateful or anything, but I don't even really listen to them >.> so yeah, thanks I guess?
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14