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I Am Losing Everything

Share Your Story: Share Your Unemployment Story

By Heidi

The job I lost

As I've mentioned many many times, I lost my 27 year job due to no fault of my own. I am losing everything I worked so hard to accomplish. I am due to lose in two weeks my unemployment check which barely pays the enormous bills I have, but without it, I will lose my home, my family and so much more. I helped make this country the great one it once was. Please do let us hard working people that would love to be working again go without food on our table. Please extend a tier 5 for us 99er's and help us survive into the new year. The dem and rep must put themselves in our shoes for a day or two to know how it feels.

What it's like being unemployed

Sickening, lonely and non-productive in society. Embarrassed even though it was no fault of my own. I look daily send resumes, make phone calls with no responses. How is it possible that I once held down a job worthy of my skills and now it's like I'm worth nothing at all. It's degrading and I want to work and take care of my family as I once did. Pls pls help us unemployed to survive somehow into the new year.

Advice

  • I've learned that it is the most awful experience anybody could ever encounter. A person truly feels helpless and sad being in this position.

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