My girlfriend of 8 months and I just broke up. I don't post here often, but it's almost easier to type out thoughts to random people that can offer objective criticism and encouragement rather than…Continue
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"When I was 15 1/2 I got my first job at a local car wash. I'm not sure if it was manly or not, but I've always loved cars so being able to be inside of a variety of cars (especially the very nice ones) was a great…"
"Sounds like you know she wasn't right and while it was a tough thing to do, you did the right thing. So now comes a couple of weeks doubting yourself, but as the person who broke it off with her, you will bounce back quicker.
"I completely agree with everything Rob says here, and he makes a lot of good points regarding exchange of value and spending time with friends and family and focusing on yourself to find your happiness again.
The only thing I would change /…"
"You are probably feeling down from the breakup. Sorry bro.
Maybe you feel that way, but being someone who still has something to learn about making relationships work does not make you a terrible person. A terrible person would never have invested…"
"Beats me what it is. Without knowing you better I can't offer feedback on that.
You and your now ex-girlfriend sound similar to me and my recent ex-girlfriend. My ex and I didn't share many interests either and it was hard at times…"
My girlfriend of 8 months and I just broke up. I don't post here often, but it's almost easier to type out thoughts to random people that can offer objective criticism and encouragement rather than friends or family.Everything spiraled down hill quickly. We had planned on moving in together, and really just rushing everything. She lives out of town, and we both work in different cities. Out of those 8 months we got to see each other less than a hundred times. It really takes it's toll when…See More
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A bodega I used to…"
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"That actually doesn't seem to coincide with what my classmates have dealt with (6 years out of college), they have all told me they have gotten regular, good raises in big and small companies. Guess it depends on the job and company."
"As an HR person, I agree with this. You can counter the offer they present you, but $27-28 per hour is rather a large jump from $20 (But, I'm also coming from the non-profit sector, where average raises are 3% a year; I've lost touch with…"
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Considering you have a Bachelors degree, a Masters degree soon, experience in the job and you are so good that they want to give you a permanent contract, you…"
"There are actually multiple issues regarding pay changes from temp to permanent. In some cases, the pay actually goes down. There are often tradeoffs to consider: a benefits package which is great may be worth going down a couple dollars an hour."