After I Rage Quit My Job

Rethinking transitions: The only way out is through

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I’m not going to lie, I’ve been down in the dumps. I guess that’s natural after you rage quit your job.

Two weeks ago, I made the intuitive decision (mid getting berated by my boss) that enough was enough. I walked out riding the high of finally standing up for myself. After, I sobbed on the phone with my…




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Emory Ann

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Published writer & freelance journalist.

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