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Just over a month ago I was laid off from my dream job. No fault of mine, it was admitted others didn’t want to do their job so I was cut loose. Incredibly unfair. I have not been able to pick up the pieces of my life. I’m angry, humiliated, depressed, confused, scared and lost. Oh, I’m bored too. I don’t know what to do with myself. I left a horrible very high stress high paying job to take my dream job. For a lousy 6 months.

I cant bring myself ever go back In the industry I was so badly treated. It changed me, led to massive anxiety issues and emotional scarring. Humiliation too.

I eat massive amounts of junk everyday. I drink like a fish and smoke like a chimney. None of which we can afford on unemployment.

My husband has been very good about all of this, but the guilt I feel for killing the budget and feeling like a loser is overwhelming.

How do I find my way? How do I stop eating smoking & drinking my feelings away? How in the world do I figure out what to do with my life?

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Hey. I’m sorry about your job and the thing of “it is not your fault”. Sometimes in life, it can be you or me or anyone else is the easy way out. Meaning even if it isn’t your fault, it has to be you so that things can be okay to others. And i know thinking about that matter isn’t okay. But you see, we live in a world were nothing is fair. It is always unfair. It is okay to grieve and be emotional about it specially if we put ourselves so much into it. But i want you to know, things will get better. It is not forever you are in your situation. You will get a better job. Job that you never dream of. But definitely, the job you’ll love most. And to find your way out about drinking and smoking. Just think of what you are saying now about your husband and how much you kill the budget. Make your understanding husband as your motivation. God bless. :)

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You never know- maybe one day you can be a counselor to others.

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Omg. :) thank you for making my day. :) i’ve always wanted to be a counselor or someone who make advices to people in every way i can help them. Been sad for a couple of months. Yet, You made me smile in a way no one can. Thank you. I appreciate it.

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talk to your husband at least you have somebody

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