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I Don't Want to Work At My Job Anymore

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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'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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'm an actual Mess........ so I've 6 months off for college where we have to do work experience. It's getting closer and closer and I'm not organised. The reason is because I want...
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    LetShadowsDie LetShadowsDie 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm so afraid that I'll grow up to live a boring and lack luster life just like some of my family members. I don't want to be broke forever. I don't want to get stuck in a dead end...
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    lovelymoon11 lovelymoon11 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    I feel like I am too selfish of a person to have kids... I will always be this way. Sure, I may look out for others and take a leadership role, but I will forever do things for...
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    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 13 Responses May 6

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    I don't want a choir singing sad songs or a preacher yelling at people telling them not to be sad all the while bringing up reasons they should be. I want people that considered me...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F May 17

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    I'm a 14 year old girl and my parents divorced when I was eight. One year after my dad moved out, my mum met her boyfriend and he's planning on moving into our house. At first, I...
    PllObsessed01 PllObsessed01 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    when i don't want to i don't pick up calls except of from my parents...MIL..or hubby :) ..so who ever is calling me ..they need to wait for that time when i want to gossip ;)
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    My mom let my baby sister be my birth control. My little patience and need for control really messed me up. Over the past two years I've really mellowed out though. I still don't...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    I never have wanted kids and never will. I am not a children person can not stand kids. But what annoys me sooo much is when people say " you're still young you'll have them one...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I suffer with depression and anxiety. Also Trichotillamnia, life is not good for me. I really have never enjoyed it and just don't want to be here..Too scared to kill myself but I...
    ShilohD ShilohD 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I did try it for a bit about 5 years ago and realized it wasn't for me. My boss is a witness and seems disappointed that I don't go to meetings with her or practice a lot of the...
    LulaZee LulaZee 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    When I met my boyfriend I thought he was the most perfect person ever! We couldn't be more in love! But now I can't stand him. He's so passive and stupid I can't stand it. I have...
    MilkAndCereal MilkAndCereal 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    8 years ago I had a guy friend his name was zen. will zen was a very nice guy super cute respectfull. then **** happened n he fall in love wth me started to call me daily asking to...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    I wrote a longer post about this before, but I saw this link recently and had to share it. People often act shocked and call me "selfish" when they find out that I don't want kids...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 12

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    I'm pretty sure if I don't want them by now, I will never want children. Hell, I can barely stay on top of my two cats. I typically won't date someone with kids, but it's not...
    aderth60 aderth60 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I think back to friends I had in high school and before that even, and after we graduated we drifted apart but stayed Facebook friends. I used to care that we weren't close anymore...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I've been best friends with this girl for three years now, but I just don't enjoy being around her anymore. She has a negative attitude about life and about most things and she...
    fablikemkat fablikemkat 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't know what I really want anymore. a couple of weeks ago I had my whole life planned out but suddenly lost hope in all that and now I don't even know what to do anymore.I'm...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 1 Response May 21

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    I don't think I want to have a job as a professional in an office. I think it'd mute the melody in my soul. I'd much prefer to do something which keeps me interacting with many and...
    KissesDwnLo KissesDwnLo 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I came here to make friends, to be myself: respectful, caring, helpful, straightforward, confident. Now I feel rejected, scared, betrayed, and unwanted. I never hurt anybody, nor...
    biggerbro biggerbro 22-25, M 2 Responses May 11

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    I didnt wanna feel that way that i felt, things changed and now i don't anymore. But now i am totally empty, cant feel a damn thing... And i am desperate to feel again, even if...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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    My husband says I don't respect him, don't value his opinion, don't care how he feels, and I ignore him. I sometimes bring up a different idea or different opinion/different side...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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