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Originally posted by Republican08
So, I grew up in a rather upper class family, single mom, sis, that's it, dad was a millionaire in egypt, oil tycoonist.
Shtf when Enron went down, we lost everything and my dad was dissasociated with the family.
We went from a big two story house, lots of rooms, to living with my grandmother, since then my mom lost all her drive to work or do anything for that matter.
So i've been working my a^^ off since then to try and build my status back up again. Small jobs, workin everyday till I was old enough to get a real job.
I worked with the guys painting the roads and stuff through a reference and harrassment .
Then finally got a job at Pizza Hut for 3 years and became a shift manager up there. Still without a car relying on my boss to pick me up!
Eventually, I got into trouble with the law, and that's that, so I've gone through some hurting, and was let go by my boss.
Unchanged I starting working twice as hard at a new job, it was a gas station and paid more, I paid off the local gov't, and had put enough away for a Rodeo 95, then about 6-7 months later, the Cars power steering went out, sprint screwed me over and made a 60 dollar bill into 700!!!
I took the car to a mechanic, it was totalled! Much more damage, so I grab my savings and bought a 2,000 dollar lincoln 96, nothing wrong with it, and bluebook is 4,000 dollars, so heck of a deal. Runs great.
All of this happening, my dad passes away, and the inheritance is lost to the Tyler Hospital! MOFOS!
I'm struggling to pay the rent in my apartment, but I don't have any car bills, i'm thankful for that.
Here's what ticks me off, my friend sean, was given a toyato tundra the newest kind right out of high school, (we're in the same class) but sean does alot of (ahem 70's gesture, but the hardcore kind) and has been steadily wasting his life away.
I was glad to learn that I was at a subway job, getting paid crap while he was the same at walmart.
Yesterday he calls me with great news, he's now making 15 an hour, in the marketing sector for this big corporation, apparently someone liked him and he got an in, now we're talking about getting an apt together to make it easier for both of us paying rent, so I told him I was happy for him
But i'm pissed, how do you practically throw your life away and care about nothing, and get this, (HE HAS NO EXPERIENCE, I'm ( ) that far away from my business degree!!!!!!
How can I not seem to catch a break anytime! Every step I try to take up the ladder, something just pulls me all the way back down.
I haven't lost my drive, but c'mon, this pisses me off to no end!!!
I swear if sean became homeless, he'd end up being the president within a week, and all he would do is just sit there, just sit there.:bash:
Originally posted by Republican08
reply to post by XXXN3O
Haha, dude, I was reading that whole thing, and just laughing, because it's extremely parellel with my life.
I remember the cupboard times.
The thing is though, that I don't understand is, that my mother, doesn't remember it at all, I think it's just a mental disorder the women in my family have. Every girl on my moms side, is just whacked out so bad it's surreal.
The frustration really, comes from just wanting to be a VIP somewhere anywhere, it's not like i'm untalented, unattractive, or anything. I'm talented attractive, self aware to know this respectively.
I'm just waiting for my break, and wondering now if it's gonna come. I'm seeing all my friends having these great things in their lives start happening, and I look at myself, and I have a huge scar on my record, (it'll go away though, i'm thankful for that) for being stupid at one point, my dad just died, I was fired from my job because I was ***** his crush.
I know half of those are my own fault, but should this blind squirel find a nut sooner or later?
I do appreciate your posts too, I should probably add you as a friend, but the avatar really stands out, so it's easy to tell.
ATS loves videos, so here's how I feel summed up.
I've been told i'm one of the most charismatic person people have ever met, i'm attractive because i'm a severe perfectionist (probably from childhood being so f=ed up) i'm pretty much good in every base.
I think this is all in due, mostly to the Giant red mark on my record, it goes away in April 2010. On the first. I have it marked on a calendar, i'm stoked about it, it's like a 12 year old waiting for christmas X1000!