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to be frustrated with working all the time?

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lemonbanana Sat 23-Jan-16 22:22:01

I have to as need the money but am permanently shattered and it's making me a bad mum! can anyone empathise? I'm just tired all the time.

Pilgit Sat 23-Jan-16 22:49:40

Yes. I empathise. I don't have any advice as I have worked myself into a heart condition and don't recommend going that far!

TheFuzz Sun 24-Jan-16 00:27:39

Join every body else!

MissJM1 Sun 24-Jan-16 00:29:34

Yep, id love to go part time and have more time at home with the kids plus not work so late then be up early leaving me knackered

Unfortunately my rent and bills won't pay themselves though!

FourEyesGood Sun 24-Jan-16 00:33:43

It's shit being a grown-up, isn't it?

VimFuego101 Sun 24-Jan-16 00:34:59

How many hours do you mean when you say 'all the time'?

Diamogs Sun 24-Jan-16 00:35:10

YANBU that sounds tough flowers

Madlizzy Sun 24-Jan-16 00:37:03

Yes. The way my hours work leave me little or no time to socialise, apart from the odd week day when my friends are actually at work. It's shite.

Babyroobs Sun 24-Jan-16 00:40:39

I'm currently in the process of upping my hours to 4 days a week from three. I really don't want to do it as I have 4 kids and do shift work nights/ weekends etc which is really tiring. I'm dreading it but dh's job is at risk and I feel I need to secure extra hours in case he loses his job.

GinBunny Sun 24-Jan-16 00:58:07

It's shit being a grown-up, isn't it?
^^ This
I am exhausted from working, I get home and sleep, no life at all.
I hate it. But mortgage and bills.

Dorris83 Sun 24-Jan-16 12:14:47

I hear you, Working sucks, being a grown up sucks.
how old are the DCs? Do you have a respite from the free childcare hours to look forward to?

BinaryFinary Sun 24-Jan-16 12:24:24

Yup. I hear you. I work all week and weekends are spent trying to catch up with the cleaning / laundry / household admin and no time for fun. It's shit

GloriousSlug Sun 24-Jan-16 12:27:25

I know exactly how you feel. I work 50 hours a week over two jobs and I'm a single mum of two. I'm lucky to have great family support but I constantly feel exhausted and guilty that I hardly ever see my kids.

Being a grown up is rubbish.

alltouchedout Sun 24-Jan-16 12:27:43

YANBU. Being a grownup is not the fun I thought it must be as a child. It's all paid work, housework and worrying.

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