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I Work With The Developmentally Disabled

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    I've been working with them

    since I was in college, and for the past four years I have managed two day programs. The pay is ****. The people I work for are a little bit backwards and difficult. Today alone I picked a client up off the floor who threw herself into a wall and cut her head open. Every day is...
    akmackg akmackg 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    I really love being a preschool teacher. I run a half day preschool program and it's so full filling. The only draw back is no adult interaction! I miss working with adults. Lol.
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F Mar 5

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    I found a great site to get my continuing education credits! I thought that I'd share the coupon with my fellow counselors. Get $10 off a one year unlimited subscription or $15...
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    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/between-you-and-me/201308/all-night-the-effects-sleep-loss-mood
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    The curve of a tiger's back, the cute toes of a tree frog, the doleful hoot of an owl...these are the things I want to experience for the rest of my life. Animals from around the...
    XraZorBladezX XraZorBladezX 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    i have worked with kids that had a disability for 15 yrs and some of the things that they were able to do really amazed me.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M Mar 18

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    Bust my *** no matter what the wage. I have never been one to half *** my work or even not work to my full potential. From clock in to clock out I work as hard as I can to get...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 4

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    I work as bud tender at a dispensary in Denver Colorado. I,ve worked there about a year and a half. I work with vast amounts of pot every day and sometimes the shear volume of it...
    sinbad7277 sinbad7277 36-40, M Mar 15

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    There are many products available to help with weight loss. These products may be useful, and you want to be sure you look into them thoroughly prior to using any of them.You can...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Working in retail opens up your eyes to many different things regarding how companies run. It also gives you essential experience in dealing with kinds of people. I work part-time...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I work at a school and I take so much pride in my work, I love working with children. It's a very rewarding experience
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am trying very hard to get a job, at our local Books -A- Million. Ideally, I would like to work at least until my boyfriend and I get married. Which will be a while anyways...
    TheKnitWitch TheKnitWitch 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Like many here I too had an affair with a married man... He was my boss and he was gorgeous. I had just gotten out of a terrible relationship and a close friend of mine had...
    0Mischa0 0Mischa0 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    A few days ago I went to work naked under my leathers, and when I changed in the communal changing room, into my lab coat I was seen by one of the guys I work with, Jean-Octave...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    This is something very close to my heart. Got exposed to volunteering at the age of 10, realised very early in life what it means giving back and the joy that comes with it. I try...
    destiny2015 destiny2015 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    For anyone who is acquiring a brand new furnace, be sure that you discover an installer that gives a strong warranty. The producer will not purchase a miscalculation made during...
    Joseph9257jwj6 Joseph9257jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I have been in chronic pain for 25 years, what that has taught me I would like to share with others, My life was perfect, our four children were grown and on their own and we were...
    darlingrose darlingrose 70+, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi I'm new to the group. I comment a bit on another group but haven't felt like opening up yet. I should start by saying I am also married. In a way I feel like it's easier because...
    xoxoblueskyxoxo xoxoblueskyxoxo 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's this guy I work with likes me and I have a little for him too. This has been going on for a while now but haven't completely gave in because he is married. Last weekend he...
    sweetbee221 sweetbee221 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    this experience will have cussing in it and i will most likely turn into something close to a rant about people who i think are stupid. i think my problem with dumb questions...
    jermdbt80612 jermdbt80612 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I can't wait for the day none of this affects me anymore. I'm past the stage of ever wanting anything to do with my ex but I still get hurt when he seems to have overcome...
    annaalt annaalt 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I have worked with a slightly older guy for a few years. More just in passing but lately a lot closer as we both have been managing the same projects lately. Always nothing but...
    gonegirl7575 gonegirl7575 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Is it ever possible for a narcissist to find the right person for them? Will there ever be a person who will make them magically change their ways? I'm struggling right now because...
    annaalt annaalt 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've had a conversation with my father today and we both agree she's been impossible. We think she's depressed, she's been to a psych several times but she refuses to take the...
    Isobel1985 Isobel1985 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I think I like this girl that I work with, but she has a boyfriend. I have never had feelings for a girl before and im so confused. she touched me numerous times and I dont know if...
    hcones hcones 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Mine are self harm, starving myself, and sex. Being a sex addict doesn't sound all that bad, and sometimes I can work with it, but I can be such a huge ***** and it's really...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have come to know and love unconditionally a disabled individual for whom I work for. I started working in a group home almost two years ago and there was this one individual...
    darnaby darnaby 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I always stand up for the disabled, I remember once when I was younger. One of my closest friend was making fun of someone who was in a wheelchair behind their back. I stopped...
    DiaryOfMine DiaryOfMine 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    It is not funny at all to make fun of disabled kids/teen Let me ask you all a question How would you feel if you had to sit in a Wheelchair all day? Let me tell you it's not easy...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    Some of you know I mostly struggle with relationships. But once I'd made my mind up to stop attempting a Jessica Rabbit to his Roger and start reprising the role of Marge to his...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 2 Responses 51 mins ago

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    Hmmm. Hates an awfully strong word. But this behaviour is never acceptable. I'm a community support worker. Therefore it's my job too support these people. I'm out in the...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F Mar 17

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    All my life I've got along with all kinds of people. Growing up I was mostly a jock type but I got along with the popular kids.I got along with the stoner kids.I got along with...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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    I was walking in the hallway once and this group of guys were making fun of this girl who was disabled, I was so angry and was about to curse at them, but then her friend came and...
    Black15Camdy Black15Camdy 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    The most disgusting thing is making those videos and bringing a disabled person for fun in it . And make them sing or dance for some idiots to laugh and get more views , you rotten...
    Ventilate Ventilate 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    And then support politicians. Who caused wars. Costing trillions. While the disabled cant get healthcare. http://youtu.be/JhAGiviTOnI
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 19

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    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i have a teacher who picks on an autistic kid, and one who (he doesnt work here anymore) used to pick on my friend
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 1 Response Mar 18

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