If anyone ever wonders what it’s like to be an unemployed graduate, this post sums it up pretty well.
So we have entered a New Year. This fact may have given me a burst of optimism, but unfortunately in the dazzling light of some ASDA fireworks I saw that my life, in its current phase, is shit. I am unemployed, poor and trying to claim some space in my sixteen year old sister’s bedroom.
Yeah, I know it could be worse…my brain tells me ‘this shit could be a whole lot shittier’, but do you know what my emotions are saying? They are screaming ‘WAH WAH WAH BOOHOO HOO’ and who can blame me? Unemployment doesn’t feel like a natural human state. To begin with you start to shun interaction with other human beings. I’m not sure how many more times I can answer the question ‘so what are you doing now?’ with an optimistic smile. Similarly, the outside world becomes daunting- as soon as I seem to go ANYWHERE money seems to…
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