Ever been laid-off?

@HerShe (2386)
Canada
September 26, 2006 8:45pm CST
I'll be laid-off tomorrow. I'm trying to respond to my responses. I can't even think, I'm so upset. How did you react when you were laid-off?
11 responses
@bhchy1 (6052)
• United States
1 Oct 06
Yes...I was a single parent raising two children, going to school and had a mortgage to pay. I had to sell my house and move, but in the end I have no regrets because it helped me to get where I am today. Out of the polluted city in the beauty of the mountains and enjoying my life! So hang in there! One door closes another one opens..
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@skittlez353 (1404)
• United States
1 Oct 06
I`m so sorry. Hope everything works out for the best. Are you going to be okay? I understand. I`ve never been laid off but I`ve gotten close enough times to getting fired that I would always quit. I did that with about three jobs! I`m horrible I know. but I`m not good at keeping jobs that I don`t like so I would miss a lot of work and then quit before i got fired. but now my boyfriend gets paid enough where i can just be a stay at home mom.
@mjtenorio (237)
• United States
1 Oct 06
I'm sorry to hear that. I have never been laid off so I can't relate. Maybe you should look into unemployment. I wish you the best of luck.
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@mcc371 (918)
• United States
29 Sep 06
yes it hurts when you get laid off especially if you have kids and a husband. The bills get tighter. But in your situation you only have to hold out for a month and hopefully unemployment will be speedy with their paperwork to help you in the meantime. I know all about staying on mylot too much and not getting the housework done..my kids and hubby hopefully will fire me and hire it done..lol. Not a chance but wishful thinking. I wish you the best of luck in the coming days and remember God never shuts a door before another opens with a greater opportunity. Keep the faith and you will be okay.
• India
24 Nov 06
i just sit back on my chair and think about it
@1alyssa (758)
• United States
29 Sep 06
if that was to happen to me i would get on unemployment and take a break and spend time with my children not for a long time but i would take some time off to spend with my family keep your head up and good luck with everything
@heysimmi (451)
• India
29 Sep 06
sorry about that buddy maybe new opportunities are awaiting you
@slimfox (900)
• United States
29 Sep 06
i was upset i had a kid to raise and all..i got laid off twice in 1 week from the same co. i went out and found another job and when they called again and told me i could have my job back i told them to take that job and shove it..
@mreric (44)
• United States
29 Sep 06
I decided to use the income for living expenses and went to college.
@sedel1027 (17855)
• United States
27 Sep 06
I was only laid off once. I was really ticked off. The next morning, I filed for unemployment and started looking for another job.
@tammbuch (41)
• United States
27 Sep 06
I know it makes the money situation tight but I looked at it asa if It were a paid vacation unless you are layed off perm. I have been laid off and took voluntary lay off both It gave me time to get things done at home that were long neglected Good luck to you. You do know you can draw unemployment I hope