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I Don't Want to Work At My Job Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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 4 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 have nothing. Family is gone. Can't find work. It would just be so much easier to be gone. Getting really close to trying again.
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    My dad is a sad soul. I do feel sorry for him and to him. But I definitely don't want to be anything like him. I do see a lot of similarities between him and myself though, which...
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    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    First of all, I have a son and daughter and I don't want either one to hate me. I don't know how anyone in their right mind would want that. I don't care how good or perfect a...
    grnwd82 grnwd82 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    Nope not at all. I just want to lay in bed and watch movies with my girlfriend. Ugh. Normally I love going to work I love my job just not today.
    KylieeBear KylieeBear 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know a man and a woman, who don't deserve their kids. They have 3 boys, who are 5, 4 and 2 years old. If they do something bad, like hit each other while playing, their parents...
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    I remember in grade school hearing about how everyone over the internet are dangerous. Of course, that's not true at all, but I eventually became too carefree and that really...
    SomethingPink SomethingPink 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    At first it seemed innocent enough. He asked me about my day. Then he asked what I was wearing. Then I told him that I have a boyfriend and he wouldn't be too happy that he was...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't find it anywhere, the answer to my problem. I simply cannot understand what normal people do anymore, and i feel like i am done trying because nothing's getting any better...
    Bradly123 Bradly123 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to go to a new place and discover new stuff. I don't want to be stuck at one place ...NOT EVEN. Around this town it's either doing the same thing over and over again and it...
    Mysterygirl156 Mysterygirl156 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    As I minor, EP has really helped me through a lot. And I know it's helped some other minors out as well. Although there are plenty of rude and stupid minors on here, there's also...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 6 days ago

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 6 days ago

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    Kids are annoying, loud, messy, expensive, and time-consuming. Those are all things I don't like to deal with. Therefore, I don't want kids. Not to mention I'm bad at understanding...
    thehobbits thehobbits 22-25 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to make something very clear here: this group is for people who don't want kids. if anyone is uncomfortable with the idea, then don't come on here and tell people they will...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Soooooo,Hmm(clearing throat) I met a woman in college in 2009 after a breakup with another woman that just up and left me with these words ''Later on in life you'll see that it...
    SchizoEffective6 SchizoEffective6 36-40, M Jun 23

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    People absolutely refuse to understand this. I've never been in love. I've never had a crush, and I don't see the point in dating as in those situations people expect a romantic...
    Thisbe Thisbe 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm turning 15 the day after tomorrow, and I feel that I'm growing up, but I really don't want to. I never did. You know how kids always say: "I wish I was a grown-up!" Well I...
    ThatOneDepressedKid ThatOneDepressedKid 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Many people give-up on themselves rather than step-back and evaluate the bigger picture. It's never too late to start over, regardless of the circumstances. It amazes me how many...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F Jun 22

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    I like attention from people as much as any other person. You want to feel understood and appreciated by the people you talk to and share mutual experiences which makes you connect...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I don't want to fit in I want to stand out
    dopegirlfromanotherworld dopegirlfromanotherworld 18-21, F Jun 21

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    Most of the time I don't, but I have "friends" who just love to hug me, pat me, and just generally touch me. I tense up every time, and get very angry and lose patience for the...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 1 Response Jun 21

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    And to be clear right away; this has nothing to do with my lifestyle in whatever form. I get along great with the kids of my friends and relatives and I do a lot of voluteerwork...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't want kids, because honestly. I'm too selfish, I wouldn't want a kid to have to grow up with ME being the parent. And I'm just really bad with kids. So.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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