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I Have Been Fired From a Job Before

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    Good Thing In The Long Run

    I was fired from my first job back in 1996. I was working as a cashier at WalMart (grrrr). I had gotten out of high school midterm so I was attempting to go full time at work.  What no body knew was that my boyfriend at the time's ex girlfriend was attempting to get me in...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98 31-35, F Oct 4, 2011

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    I Will Be Fired In June

    Hi everyone, If you're not familiar with my story, search "Confessions" for "Fired and Suicidal." I finished grad school in 2008, became a teacher, and this is the second time since then that I've ended up working for some jerky principals who didn't see my value to their...
    greensapphire greensapphire 26-30 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    I'Ve Been Fired 4 Times In My Entire Life

    You probably think I'm insane. If you've read my profile, you'll see that I am kind of crazy. But who isn't? The first time I was fired, I was accused of having a bad attitude. Damn right I had a bad attitude... They forced me to work overtime without paying me for 6 months...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    What The?

    I was fired for reading financial information regarding the agency I worked for.  The person who fired me was a limited thinking person who hired her friends and relatives for openings.  The boss was a fat cow who everyone hated but tolerated.  I was surprised it...
    sloppystuff sloppystuff 41-45 Feb 22, 2010

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    Wrongfully Fired

    soooo my boss at the coffee shop is a lunatic... he is a hynotherapist, and he analyzes handwriting and all this bullshit...and apparently he also is completely delusional... sooo i went into work on monday and my boss pulled me aside and asked me if he had not made it...
    misskrissywithaK misskrissywithaK 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2009

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    Stupid law in Missouri saws

    that places can fire you at any time without notice and without reason! It's the worst feeling ever! So embarrassing!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Feel Like Such a Loser-fired...

    I got fired from my job.  I had a horrible, passive-aggressive relationship with the manager and it led to me getting fired.  I feel so guilty for losing my job in this economy when others are getting "laid-off" I go and get fired and screw up my whole family...
    Paradiselostfound Paradiselostfound 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    My Ex-Boss Is Badmouthing Me

    I was let go from my teaching job in June 2012. Since then, many teachers have been fired from that school district for made-up reasons, as I was. Yesterday, I *finally* got a job offer, but it was *thousands* less than I was looking for, because the administrator offering it...
    greensapphire greensapphire 26-30 Aug 7, 2013

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    Before, and Feeling Like It's Going to Happen Again

    WELL, i have a tendency to take other people's moods personally. It's a retarded problem that my life coach and alcohol have never been able to fix. I'm just getting this feeling that I may be fired soon because of currently dealings with one of my associates. Although it is...
    Beautimus Beautimus 26-30, F Apr 7, 2009

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    Today I raised my voice to someone at work.

    I was so mad. A very important gate on campus was supposed to be unlocked and someone locked it again. So I went to the office and really got in some faces about why it was locked again. I feel bad because the woman is very nice, but at the same time, I feel like why do I...
    greensapphire greensapphire 26-30 Feb 11

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    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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    Compared to what some of the people here have been through, I had it easy. I met a guy I thought was near perfect- he was cute, he was smart, and I thought he was sweet. I'm clumsy...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    dannygirl89 dannygirl89 22-25, F Aug 16

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    Just something I felt like sharing/talking about. My current bf and I had a fight and I guess this was his way of "getting back" at me. He began entertaining conversations with...
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    I'm from England and I have been to Scotland, Spain, France, Portugal and Turkey! I would love to visit the USA though!
    Dec200 Dec200 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 22

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    stillYDGN stillYDGN 13-15, F 6 days ago

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