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I Want to Be My Own Boss!

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    I have already decided to do something in which I work for myself and at home with flexible hours. I figure the creative jobs (artist, writer, songwriter, fashion designer, etc.) are like this, though some of them may require clients. I have chosen writer. I don't want to have...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    It's Nice Being In Charge

    Nothing better than being the decision maker in my opinion if you're comfortable with the responsibility and have the skills to manage an entity and its people.
    cowboyspikespeigal cowboyspikespeigal 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    Time For a Change!

    I work in an insurance office, pushing paper day in and day out, dealing with individuals in the office who think of me more as a doormat than a co-worker it seems.  I'm so tired of feeling overworked, underappreciated AND underpaid to boot!  I'm a fairly intelligent...
    amadora amadora 26-30 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Website For Booking Hotels Any Idea???

      I am a new member here... I still trying to know more about how to use this Website. I like to become businesswoman and the most important thing that my fiance support me. I need your help and your information about how to become owner to Website for booking hotels...
    vibw vibw 22-25, F Feb 6, 2010

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    Yup!

    If possible, I'd like to be self-employed and be my own boss.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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    Some Day I Will Be My Own Boss

    an d have people working for me not me working for them . thank you evangelist pastor susie houston
    pastor24 pastor24 56-60, F Apr 10, 2011

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    Tired of the Grind

    I want to do something, anything that I can shape and grow for myself. I have never really felt a part of corporate America and feel that I could do so much better financially and mentally if I were on my own. However, there have always been the standard problems like keeping...
    hharperson hharperson 31-35, M Jan 9, 2008

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    I do not judge others for things they say/think/feel...i do not think anything is gross or weird...what i want right now is for you to message me and tell me what your secret is...
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    When I am old enough I do want kids maybe 2 - 4 I have always wanted a boy but that doesn't mean I would not love to have my own baby girl idk about names I have always loved the...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have a loving husband, a good job, and three almost grown children. Why do I want to leave it all? I just want to be left alone, be quiet and not deal with every ones problems...
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    I have been married 4 times . Have made so many mistakes . Am now 53 . So worried about the future . Am on my own and estranged from my children . Have lost my way .
    jackie1961winchester jackie1961winchester 51-55, F 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am constantly at war with my own unruly heart.
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    I need that experience before I live with anyone else again. I need to be able to have fully privacy of my own space and just closing that door and running my own personal life...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I want to be someone pet, I'm young yes but it's my dream I want to be kept as a pet and never realised really, I want an owner preferably female or tranny can be male though to...
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    I have never asked for anything in my life, I am a very independent and self sufficient woman...I can fend for myself and hold my own...I have no use for those women who act all...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    These are things that are possible lol so it's not sad: 10. See a concert (yeah I haven't been to one yet lol) 9. Sing to a huge audience like Lizzie McGuire did 8. Fly a jet...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I struggle telling people about my problems. So, I guess just writing my whole story would be better. Haha, I know it'll be pretty long. I'll just go ahead and say it: my mother...
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