I Was Taught To Work For What I Wanted

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    No Free Ride

    Nothing in life ever came easy to me. Sure I was successful at things, but I worked for everything I got. Sometimes I think the pursuit of something is that much sweeter when you have to work for it. My parents gave my brother and sister and I a lot of opportunities. It came...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2011

    Picking Rock & Baling Hay!

    The thing about working for the farmers that lived within bicycling distance from me, was that they had no way of knowing I was already busting *** at home and not getting paid, so when they actually paid me, they were taken in by how much I appreciated it!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17, 2011

    I Always Wanted To Work

    My whole childhood, into young adulthood, all I wanted to do was be able to go to work. I hated school, so work must be better. My stepfather treated me as inferior (to put it mildly) because I didnt work. I had no value in his eyes. Every chance I got, I worked. In...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Oct 25, 2010

    So I created a fantastic company.

    It's taken me 15 years to build it up with some fabulous highs and a few devastating lows but we are still here & I wouldn't have it any other way👍if you have any questions about starting your own business please post but always remember go for your passion not the money...
    buzzby17 buzzby17
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2014

    It is many ways to reach a ultimate goal in life

    but the best way I feel is like I was taught to earn it. I like money gifts and sometimes need help. It is just something about MY MONEY I EARN it just seems to spend way better. I feel if it is worth having it is worth working for.
    Babeondwy Babeondwy
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2015
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