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I Was Taught To Work For What I Wanted

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    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

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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

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    Newly divorced after leaving a very abusive relationship, I moved back to my hometown and was able to get a job through an old friend from school. During my first week there, I...
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    Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.
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    From the age of 7-18 I never really had a home. If I did, then it wasn't for very long. We bounced from one persons house to the next with the occasional motel or car in between. I...
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    I've always studied and worked very hard, but to what avail. 50 in March and yes, house, Range Rover, BMW, secure totally, but what is it all for, without J and children. Gosh I...
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    Not as often as a I should be, it's easy to take advantage of little things we take for granted. Even the fact that you are able to read this and respond!
    ItsSIRtoyou ItsSIRtoyou 41-45, M Aug 18

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    Please protect your skin by sun screening & checking your moles. Melanoma doesn't age discriminate....it took my hubby at 37. CANCER SUCKS....Prevention!
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    my job my overall health my income
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    "When you find someone who breaks you open and makes you feel things, you fight for them." - Tarryn Fisher
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I retired from the Army and I appreciate all women and men that are serving our Country and the personnel that have served. Lets not forget the families because they also have...
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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
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