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    I have a serious issue:
    I feel like I can't do any job of any kind. I've had so many negative interviews that I keep hearing the voices in my head telling me how badly I suck at life and at jobs. I have zero confidence in myself.

    Looking through job postings, I am so desperate for a job that I don't even use a filter in the search engine. I keep scrolling and scrolling.. and I keep telling myself to each and every vacancy: "nope, I can't do this". I don't think I can do anything that requires the least bit of responsibility.
    My self-confidence hits me hard from all the bad experiences I've had in jobs and in my general interaction with society. Sadly, nowadays any job requires you to have half a brain (which I don't think I have, even though I am much smarter than average and everyone thinks that of me - I just think I am a sack of sh*t that can't do anything. It's horrible, my confidence is ruining me).

    I have no idea what jobs I am capable of doing, even though I already have two years working experience in various sectors and I know my own talents: drawing, running, memory performance.. and maybe Computer Science (which I got my Bachelor's degree in).

    Temporary agencies have received my profile but they don't seem to give two shits about who I am or what I want to do because they just send me random jobs. I had been hoping they would be my ticket to employment but alas.

    Even writing this thread is hard for me because I feel utterly beneath the surface. I feel like crap, hopeless, restless. I feel like a failure who won't be able to make anyone happy.

    I'm in a predicament where I am a mid 30's unemployed graduate who most urgently needs a source of income (and no, I can't get welfare). I have zero money, zero. Time is also not on my side. In fact, nothing is. I don't have all the easy options everyone else has. My family is suffering as well.

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    (Original post by 571122)
    I have a serious issue:
    I feel like I can't do any job of any kind. I've had so many negative interviews that I keep hearing the voices in my head telling me how badly I suck at life and at jobs. I have zero confidence in myself.

    Looking through job postings, I am so desperate for a job that I don't even use a filter in the search engine. I keep scrolling and scrolling.. and I keep telling myself to each and every vacancy: "nope, I can't do this". I don't think I can do anything that requires the least bit of responsibility.
    My self-confidence hits me hard from all the bad experiences I've had in jobs and in my general interaction with society. Sadly, nowadays any job requires you to have half a brain (which I don't think I have, even though I am much smarter than average and everyone thinks that of me - I just think I am a sack of sh*t that can't do anything. It's horrible, my confidence is ruining me).

    I have no idea what jobs I am capable of doing, even though I already have two years working experience in various sectors and I know my own talents: drawing, running, memory performance.. and maybe Computer Science (which I got my Bachelor's degree in).

    Temporary agencies have received my profile but they don't seem to give two shits about who I am or what I want to do because they just send me random jobs. I had been hoping they would be my ticket to employment but alas.

    Even writing this thread is hard for me because I feel utterly beneath the surface. I feel like crap, hopeless, restless. I feel like a failure who won't be able to make anyone happy.

    I'm in a predicament where I am a mid 30's unemployed graduate who most urgently needs a source of income (and no, I can't get welfare). I have zero money, zero. Time is also not on my side. In fact, nothing is. I don't have all the easy options everyone else has. My family is suffering as well.

    Help...
    Does anybody such as your mother make snide remarks at you about all of this?
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    (Original post by parsn1p)
    Does anybody such as your mother make snide remarks at you about all of this?
    Everyone does. Everyone yells at me: "Get a job! This is not a way to live!". I've been having way too many fights with my dad as well because he was brought up with a father who beat him senseless and show no respect. Now my dad is treating me the same disrespectful way his dad treated him, saying things like: "You'll never amount to anything", "You're a clutz" and so on.
 
 
 
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