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I Work Too Much

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 308 People

    How to Fix My Work Issues?

    I've worked at the same place for 13 years.  They rely on me so much.  And I feel like it's my "home" -- I have such a strong connection to the place.  But it consumes so much of my time -- I work at least 1/4 of the weekends every year and I just can't...
    sigh35 sigh35 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2007

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    But I Love It !!

    I have 2 jobs one full time one part time.  I work at a vet clinic during the day and an emergency clinic for animals on nights and weekends. Sometimes I get stressed but I love my jobs and its worth it.  Plus I need the money.
    lulumargeaux lulumargeaux 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2008

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    Best feeling knowing I don't have work

    for the next 5 day 😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M Jun 3

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    16 hr day today then back 8 hrs later.

    Actually trying to get those 8 hrs also but don't think I will. Just want to catch up on expenses. Tired.
    theemercedes theemercedes 36-40, F Oct 30

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    The Work Hangover...

    The Work Hangover, the worst kind of hangover. Terrible because at no point in the preceding twelve hours was there any fun to be had. But it doesn't stop there. You fall out of bed in the morning and stumble, bleary eyed down the stairs. You negotiate the obstacle course of...
    Subjugate Subjugate 22-25, M Sep 1, 2010

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    Too Much

    i need to stop the madness of working too many hours and not enough time for myself...
    baby56 baby56 46-50, F Apr 5, 2007

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    Our men's urinals at work have a red laser

    light to determine when to flush as you walk away. Every time I stand to take a **** this little midget sniper hiding in the urinal, momentarily sets his rifle's red scope light on my heart and freaks me out until I remember it's just the urinal sensor. Every time! Have I...
    Hard2Beat Hard2Beat 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I work way too much. It seems

    as if I am always working, in fact I moved away from my family so that I can work more. I miss them and wished I could be back with them, but even when I was there I worked all the time, so I moved and now have two houses to maintain. I get to see them every couple months and...
    teaser907 teaser907 41-45, M Jan 21

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    Jobs Are Easy To Hate. Do Something Else.

    I've always hated having a job. It doesn't matter what the job is, the fact is, if I have to go to work every day for someone else I'm not a happy person. What it boils down to for me is I don't want to be working to line someone else's pockets. The hard work and dedication I...
    atpowers atpowers 26-30, M Dec 8, 2012

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    Never Really See The Ones I Want

    I just turned 26 and yeah I worked on my b-day. I have 3 jobs at the momment. One full time and the other are seasonal. My jobs require some meetings and training classes. I missed a few birthdays so far and work every day. I am trying to see this one girl I like but she works...
    Tekman84 Tekman84 26-30, M Feb 28, 2010

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    Survival

    I work 3 jobs. Crazy yes, I know. But there are things that are about to happen and I NEED to work like this. I need the money to survive and keep food on the table for my 2 little kids. I work a paper route at night, then I got the job (FINALLY) at a local food store AND on my...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 1 Response May 20, 2008

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    I can easily work 60 hours a week

    and in the next 26 days I have 2 days off.. Needs must I guess.
    bluesgem bluesgem 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Haha amen, but I'm also getting a second job

    (or will try to) at a coffee shop in the mornings! Hopefully that goes well. Headed off to shower then get ready for work :) bye lovelies!
    brooklyn18 brooklyn18 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    This weekend is a "I Get Paid Too Little For

    This ****" weekend. My F-time job owns me 48 hours this week and my P-time owns me for another 30. Thank God! I'm not working 80 hours this week. That would be a travesty! No. 78 hours sounds Sooo much easier. But, then again, I'm not in the group that doesn't have a job. That...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M Mar 14

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    Not Another Week !!!!

    So when i turned sixteen i got my first job waitressing at a holliday camp near where i live i was still at school so whenever ever i wasn't at school i was working then when i went off to college (to do alevels) i got a different job in a shop some may think that that is what...
    EvansGirl1 EvansGirl1 18-21, F Aug 24, 2012

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    And it feels like life is passing me by.

    I aspire to change this drastically in 2-3 months. It's going to happen. It needs to happen. Life isn't all about money. If anything **** money go live in caves and trees hunt off the land!!! Like nature intended. Jk not really... but seriously though I work too much.
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My body has definitely taken a toll.

    Starting to get sick after putting in so many hours recently. Haven't felt this crappy in a while
    bcase520 bcase520 26-30, M May 30

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    Don't feel like being at work!

    All I can think of is of ******* my sexy girlfriend!
    Htxedgarndenver Htxedgarndenver 26-30, M Mar 25

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    leanna8marie leanna8marie 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I know many will read

    but few or no one will comment. When people ask me if I have a job I should say "yes" because my who life is one big job. My crazy grandpa lives with us who is like an infant to the point where I cant even go out because I need to watch him. My brother can go out every friday...
    crystalastrid crystalastrid 22-25 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    Chicken and Egg

    I've been working my current job for 9 years and now have some "clout" when it comes to my hours.  That's the good news.  The bad news is I work too many hours.  I don't know whether I have no life because I work too many hours, or I work too many...
    HermanFinkelstein HermanFinkelstein 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2009

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    I'm an high school student

    and this summer I work 8 hours a day (sometimes 9) and work 6 days a week (sometimes 7 days)... I like my job but I can't really see my friends and it's really demanding...
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F Jul 12

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    Rather be a stay at home wife.

    Concentrate on cooking, cleaning, having sex and shopping.
    beautyisds beautyisds 22-25, F Dec 5, 2013

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    I have a pre employment physical tomorrow

    and my question is what do they check??
    arenales arenales 18-21, F Mar 23

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    9 to 5 Is a Joke....

    after working 2 jobs for 2 years and 3 for 6 months i have learned that a 9 to 5 job is a joke.  i just want to better myself and pay for the roof over my head and the utilities that go with it!  why is it so hard.  ugh one day i hope to get a relax and a vacation...
    wendygurl wendygurl 26-30, F 2 Responses May 13, 2008

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    holahoop holahoop 22-25, F Dec 6, 2013

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    madiek madiek 16-17, F Aug 31

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    arenales arenales 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I m seriously lack of sleep.

    Hate my job, why am I here?
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Apr 3

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    Anymore coming to work is

    such a task in itself... I loved my job and then it changed. I'm good at what I do but it takes a team to be a successful whole. So when your team is beat down, worn out, unappreciated... Heh... Well you get it! Why am I here again? Oh yeah the paycheck... Yip it has come to...
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I worked my state job this morning then did

    2:30pm- 10pm in the pharmacy now back at my state job 11pm-3:30pm double. Happy Thanksgiving ??
    Sw33tBrownSugar Sw33tBrownSugar 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Darkmoon65 Darkmoon65 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I work evenings and weekends.

    I live alone. With my work schedule I feel very lonely. I have no friends or family. I have a boyfriend, but he seems to be becoming more distant every day. I don't blame him. I wish I could change things but I cant. It would be nice to be able to talk to someone.
    reinvention reinvention 22-25, F May 11

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    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Balance In All Things

    Says one of my friends. Of course he has whatever it is that people with satisfying balanced lives have - if I could tell you what it is I would, but lacking it entirely I cannot. I work 50 60 not infrequently 70 hours a week. Even a dolt like me knows that isn't right, isn't...
    HighLonesome HighLonesome 46-50, M Aug 3, 2013

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    Entirely Too Much

    I work 80hrs some weeks. I work 6 days a week and often only have 1 day month off. It's not money as much as it is something to do. I make plenty of money and can survive off of only a couple days a week. I work too much and have nothing to show for it.
    ChrisBhmAL ChrisBhmAL 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2011

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    Easier Than Being Home

    I tend to stay at work as much as possible....I control what happens there, for the most part, and it is easier than being home alone.
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F Sep 1, 2013

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    I can see the workplace from my bedroom window

    so the nights I don't work I go over to randomly help out and my colleagues come my house most nights for a post-work drink. I can't leave it alone.
    TessieRue TessieRue 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I left my house at 7:30 am

    and do not get to go home till midnight. Then I have to be at work a 6 am. Why do I do this?
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I really need to find a new job I work 15 hour

    days, I work six days a week and never hear anything positive. I have taken a failing branch and in less than 6 months made it profitable and still only hear negatives. My work life balance is 94/6 and I am not even appreciated at work.
    LoudMouse LoudMouse 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Well, I'm a high schooler with 2 jobs.

    ... And maintain a social life too. Very busy person who works to much.
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M Apr 3

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    Too Young

    A single day went by between my 16th Birthday and the day i started my first job. I recieved a job at a local diner as a hostess. my birthday was in february and by june i had picked up another job at a fast food chain and juggled the two for another 4 months before dropping...
    stellar stellar 19-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2007

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    After I get done working today I was have

    worked 60 hours this week.... This girl is exhausted.
    kddd38 kddd38 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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