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    The Interview That Let Me Know I Didn't Want the Job After All

    This was when I was still pretty young -- maybe not even twenty, though I can't remember for sure.  I was well intentioned, had graduated from high school, but had practically no work experience, beyond newspaper deliver, neighbourhood pharmacy courier, and a very brief...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2009

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    last year of school I was an intern with a local nonprofit and a volunteer with another one.  I found both using an online job search engine.  The internship offered me a job as a public policy assistant, which would have just been a whole lot of researching...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Some Days The Most Well-laid Plans Turn Out To Be . . . Well . . . Not So Well Laid After All

    Following is an e-mail I sent to four friends after a day gone awry of trying to deliver six applications across the Metro Vancouver region.  Even if you aren't familiar with Vancouver and the surrounding communities, anyone who has every lived in a major city will...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Jul 11, 2010

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    Looking For A Job!!

    i am currently employed, working in the hotel industry, but my boss is like the biggest ******* in the world right now lol, and i have been looking for a new job for a while, and just recently there was a new shop that was announced to be opening in the town centre where i live...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    So Im thinking....if I had stayed in that school, I'd still be feeling just as crappy as I am now, but I would have some money, and I would be a 10 minute drive away from the Mr...   I have a **** hot CV, no lie. I have worked in some pretty good schools, one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    Here's My Problem...

    Right now I am a nanny and it is slowly driving me insane. So I have been looking for special ed teaching jobs. I haven't gotten the job at the last 2 schools that I have interviewed for and so now I am going to get scheduled for an interview for next week sometime for a teaching...
    EllielleWriting EllielleWriting 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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    Would You Say I Am An@l

    I am not technically unemployed yet because I have a severance package but I will be soon. Being the anal person that I am, the first course of action was to create an action register to detail the step by step detail of what actions I must take to find another...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    After 3 Different Job Interviews I Landed One!

     The bad thing was, I was qualified for them all and knew the people that interviewed me and they didn't select me.  Their loss!  But, I'd worked for them before and looked forward to being back among old friends.  But, I finally got one and so it must be the...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2009

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    I am a totally huge fan of Power Rangers. I have always been since the year 1999 or so. Power Rangers always brought much great memories to me and has been a big part of my life. I...
    Lostcanves95 Lostcanves95 18-21, M Sep 23

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    I've been looking for a job for 17 months and am even getting interviews. Sometimes even a second interview. Then it stops - every time. People keep telling you not to take it...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Oct 2

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    Had 3 interviews; 2 via phone, 1 multi-employee 3 hour in-person. And now it's dead silent, almost 3 weeks later. I've followed up via email last week, asking kindly for feedback...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I would give my first years salary to someone if they helped me find a job but ironically that doesn't seem to matter. I'm apparently useless, not worthy of a chance, washed up...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's already October 11th here... Happy NCOD everybody :)))) I'm actually kinda still in the closet but I came out to many friends last month and to my best friend on August and...
    beonstreet beonstreet 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Thinking about coming out to the general public about being bisexual...A little worried about it because im probably going down south next year for college and id rather not be...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Okay so here it is. I never really realized or understood it, but I have had 2 real girlfriends in the past 4 years, but I realized that I have been in love with my childhood best...
    James1511 James1511 16-17, M 6 Responses Sep 24

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    how do i tell someone about my sexuality (lesbian) and who can i trust that won't leave me? oh and please tell me your coming out story (if you have one).
    secretly1honest secretly1honest 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    First time I shaved smooth I was 20. A friend/girlfriend told me she shaved and convinced me to do it. Well one tip I have is do not shave while talking on the phone if it's your...
    lock562 lock562 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    On...something. Tell me something because I wanted to write an EP story but I didn't know what about xD
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I want someone to come out to me so that they can inspire me to come out myself too.
    Minniebeeb Minniebeeb 16-17, F Oct 12

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    My father forced me to do sex with him last week. He was drunk and claimed that he had the right to do everything at home as he wished. It was scary and really hurt a lot. I was...
    ElsaBlack ElsaBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    So I didn't come out to my parents. I came home. Introduced my parents to my boyfriend at the time. And they didn't ask questions. When he left, the only questions I got from them...
    JacobtheHuman JacobtheHuman 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    So it was Thanksgiving and my really close cousin Jack (who's gay) brought his boyfriend. We always have Thanksgiving with my grandmother and her kids (my dad, Jack's dad, my aunt...
    kittentoes kittentoes 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I remember it very clearly, actually. It was my sophomore year of highschool, 2013. I had expressed uncertainty about my sexual orientation to my circle of friends my freshman year...
    daisydelrey daisydelrey 16-17, F Oct 11

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    naco26withcheese A Werewolf's Yearning is my first story I've written and my username respectively. Please check it out and give me some feedback! :D
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M Oct 13

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    I am a panromantic asexual, as well as transgender, and I haven't come out yet, but I have a pretty good idea of what I'm going to do. I'm sick of being depressed all the time and...
    XDraconianX XDraconianX 13-15, T 1 Response Oct 13

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    I came out as Asexual to my dad... and I thought he accepted me at first. But then three days later he kept asking "how can you be Asexual if you haven't had sex? you're just not...
    PowerpuffGirlButtercup PowerpuffGirlButtercup 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I don't care what story you choose! Username is heeheedragon97 and I just need you guys to tell me what you think! All feedback is welcome! ^.^
    heeheedragon97 heeheedragon97 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I feel helpless. It really is out of my control. I don't know if there's anything else that I can do. I'm frustrated because I had just typed out a long paragraph and it got erased...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 64 Responses 3 days ago

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    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    dregger dregger 36-40, M Oct 5

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    I want to hear your naughty stories ;)
    MsTexasWoman MsTexasWoman 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    I want ti hear some nice long stories that may be i can be a part of if anyone has some good stories please message me
    labelle12 labelle12 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 27

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    Not a county a world muhahaha 😂😂 Lol. But wouldn't it just be great laying back and eating and eating and eating? Money wouldn't exist so you could get as much of anything...
    SherbertGainer SherbertGainer 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Before I get started let me say thank you for taking the time to read this! Now lets get started. First off I will not send any nude photos to you so don't bother asking. When you...
    FallenAngelWolf FallenAngelWolf 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    Do you remember the day? I do, and remember it well. It was the night before your surgery, April 12, 2014. We stayed up all night not wanting to say good night, or good bye...
    Spicedpecan0617 Spicedpecan0617 61-65, F Oct 6

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    I would love to hear the wild taboo stories yall have experienced 😜
    mikew4358 mikew4358 22-25, M Oct 14

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    I'd love if you would read my poem and say what you think of it, constructive criticism, etc.? Grey Area: There’s so much grey area To be found In-between What’s perceived...
    laracomn laracomn 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Dear heart, please stop getting involved in everything. Your job is to pump blood that's it -_-
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short – enjoy it. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I want to hold your hand. I want to reach down without looking and feel your hand meet mine in our perfect embrace that we have had since the first time 9 years ago. I want to...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M Oct 3

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 26

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    If you want to read some good stories go to morfsnowhere2go.org but you need to read sanuras tale first otherwise some of the other stories spoil the end like who sanura ends up...
    ydocbrown ydocbrown 22-25 4 days ago

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    1. I am a girl thus, I have fancy lady parts that I will not send you pics of, so stop asking. 2. I am a Jr. 3. I love olderish movies and music particularly: Ferris Bueller's...
    lindseysway lindseysway 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Right now, I need to focus on mending my insecurities and problems. Here are some quotes that I can relate to. I'll come back and read these every time I feel like breaking down...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 10

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