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I Left My Job And Bought A Business And Failed

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    lucycoco lucycoco 26-30, F Apr 24

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    I left my secure job and bought a Mobile Coffee business which I had nothing but trouble with from the first week. I used the money that my family had invested and now I am in debt and the business is not worth anything. I feel like a failure and feel sick and depressed all the...
    coffeelady coffeelady 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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