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Given Up by David Cumblenene - Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:00:12 EST ID:rxxDj+8t No.523490 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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How do you deal with the fact that you'll always be an unattractive black male with a broken family and no job prospects?

I'm 20 and feel like my life is falling apart. I literally failed my HS/secondary school exams here in Ireland. I went to a further education institute but that didn't go so well so ever since Dec 2017 I've been applying for jos. I've applied to 40 places so far and not a single response apart from 2 clothing shops that called me to do a retail test two weeks ago but I haven't heard back from them.

I see all my classmates IRL and on Facebook really enjoying their lives. I know people say ''don't compare yourself to others, it gets you nowhere'' but honestly, how can I not when nearly everyone has a girlfriend, has a minimum wage job that earns them money and more importantly, is white and attractive? I met one of my classmates that told me he passed with flying colours in his HS exams and is now going to do medicine. He earns €15 an hour on his freetime, has a girlfriend who is modelling in London, and goes to parties with his friends that have loads of heroin, coke, meth, ecstasy, ketamine every weekend. Meanwhile I'm here broke, have no skills, suicidal, only company are my shitty parents, and I literally can't do anything.

My only hobby is applying for jobs but I think I'm about to give up that as well as life itself. I drank about 1L of antifreeze (ethylene glycol) last week and am amazed I haven't died from renal failure.

Hope the thread isn't filled with ''suicide is selfish/cowards way out'', ''someone has it worse than you''. I've heard it all before but posted here because I imagined you guys would be more empathetic and open minded.
Martin Crengerwock - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:52:39 EST ID:Zi/8StCf No.523494 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Don't compare your personal life with the live people put outside. Its hard to explain but this metaphor helps. Don't compare your behind the scenes footage with everyone main reel. People always show off on social media yet have go through lifes problems. People never show you what they are going through and you feel as if no one you know personally suffers through what your going through. Yea some people have it better than others but those others can achieve greater things from the fire within them than other people.

Use your frustration you have towards yourself to get a gym membership. Keep applying to jobs. Look for small business's that might need new workers. Maybe find a creative outlet? Have you tried writing before? Express your deep depression into writing and see if maybe that is a skill you have.
Bud Lightly - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:55:08 EST ID:tdcT9c4M No.523497 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You've got to decide if you want to wallow in self-pity or try to better your situation. It's hard to do both.

Maybe get a hobby that isn't motivated by shame or economic necessity. Something you like.
Bud Lightly - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:04:31 EST ID:tdcT9c4M No.523498 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You've got to decide if you want to wallow in self-loathing or try to improve your life. It's hard to do both.

Maybe get a hobby that isn't motivated by shame or economic necessity. Something you like.
Hugh Honeyhood - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:10:40 EST ID:D/otdRMZ No.523499 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not sure where you're from, country wise but the military is a good way to escape poverty and build a life for yourself. Even if you're not in it forever it's a stepping stone.. no this isn't the return of "military recruiter" meme guy.
Hugh Honeyhood - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:11:18 EST ID:D/otdRMZ No.523500 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not sure where you're from, country wise but the military is a good way to escape poverty and build a life for yourself. Even if you're not in it forever it's a stepping stone.. no this isn't the return of "military recruiter" meme guy.
James Bedgeridge - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:30:38 EST ID:EAvdFt3F No.523501 Ignore Report Quick Reply

thanks for that pic OP.

wait, what was your problem again?
Jack Blesslebury - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:58:24 EST ID:xqV2KarU No.523502 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You should go volunteer in an African country, have the organization pay for you getting there, then just stay there, they have very lax laws. You'll be much happier there due to simple fact that everyone looks like you thus you'll be happier in general, leading you to success in life.
Makes sense no? It was a mistake to take you people out of your natural habitat, "birds of feather..." etc.
Of course you're unhappy! Go back to your land, go to the light my dear friend!
Edward Chabbleford - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:03:18 EST ID:s+t7UVYh No.523504 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why did you fail school? You should try again, and really focus and don't let yourself get distracted by video games and the internet. Maybe go into a skilled trade.
Shit Nubblegold - Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:38:04 EST ID:hjdKGFK5 No.523508 Ignore Report Quick Reply
why would you kill yourself over such little problems though?
apply for more jobs
do the test again
go hit on ugly girls

your life just started, there will be much harder shit than unemployment and >tfw no gf
Henry Bruddlefuck - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:03:33 EST ID:p5NxOs4r No.523527 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you stick with life and all, it gets better. I knew the same feelings as a twenty year old. It'll take longer to build your life, and maybe it won't be the same life as your popular or successful friends, but it will be one with love, acceptance and beauty.

Accept yourself as what you are now first. To the core. It is okay that you are an ugly unemployed black loser. You have a right to life because you didn't ask for this shit.
Frederick Fiblinghall - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:43:01 EST ID:42wGzjUi No.523529 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Isabella Farryford - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:25:55 EST ID:m19TYEQf No.523531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Being of average intelligence and motivated will get your further than being gifted and apathetic. I say this as someone who excelled in school with minimal effort and saw people far less academically gifted than me complete university while I repeatedly dropped out.
I had friends who got awful marks in school and couldn't get in to uni courses they wanted, they just spent an extra year doing effectively pointless courses at TAFE (not sure what the equivalent is in Ireland, they do trades as well as meaningless bit of paper that say you know how not to cut off your own feet in a factory) and got in to uni based on those marks. Hard work is at least 50%.
Not everyone has to go to uni either, you could do a trade or apprenticeship of some kind.

I'm not trying to be a dick, but if you're in a city of any decent size then 40 applications is nothing. Getting a job is easier once you've had one and even easier if you still have one. You may have to do some sort of unpaid work experience or something at first. Even volunteer work looks better on a resume than no work history.
Nicholas Wommerdone - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:22:53 EST ID:BcgArs1M No.523535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Dude you live in the EEC zone and have free health care with little to no chance of being shot by the police for using a cellphone or whatever.

Go see a doctor for crippling depression and take solice in the fact thag if I wanted to do the same I would pay $250 a month
Frederick Fiblinghall - Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:54:29 EST ID:42wGzjUi No.523536 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>I drank about 1L of antifreeze
>amazed I haven't died from renal failure.

We Irish now.

Aranciata Rossa - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:40:45 EST ID:yDKihQN5 No.523543 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Move to Scotland. Being black there isn't an issue, we have jobs and as long as you work hard, you are welcome.

Much easier to socialise compared to whatever small town you've grown up, surrounded by everyone.

Also feelsgoodman.jpg when you realise that life is full of potential and that hard work / positivity will see your goals.
Archie Sublingshit - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:43:44 EST ID:huj7hNcx No.523544 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can see this being true since the Scottish have always been treated pretty bad by the British. So they can kinda relate to the blacks in some sense.
Mintzs !GD3wBpep0Y - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:51:02 EST ID:d5kHsYag No.523546 Report Quick Reply

Scottish mod here. Yeah, move here. More the merrier.
Sidney Padgegold - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:03:31 EST ID:l3nC5Tsg No.523548 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Irish here. Scotland = Ireland in terms of racism. In that we can be pretty racist, but it's based off of ignorance rather than hatred - "oh you're black therefore nigerian" rather than this deep-seated social problems people have with blacks in the states

The best Irishman in the history of Irishmen was Phil Lynott. Literally ask any Irish dude.

Also, Irish were objectively treated worse than the Scottish by the Brits, seen as we didn't bend the knee and revolted countless times. But that's a total tangent, just thought i'd put that out there ye spineless cowards

So yeah. Back on topic, the problem isn't because OP is black. We're facing a SERIOUS problem over here when it comes to our economy. 30% of the population has no disposable income because it's being swallowed by the worst housing crisis in the history of the state. We also have really shit quality of work right now too, especially for people of our generation. High employment =/= a functioning society, when all the work is pisspoor jobs. €15 euro an hour is ok, but it's not great OP, not in this climate where houses in the city center cost upwards of 1500 a month for a fucking shit box room.

But OP's problem isn't due to money either. It's self confidence. OP it's clear from the getgo that you have this grass is greener mentality, you keep looking at your friends situation rather than being more introspective.

..You also fucking drank antifreeze man. You have everything ass backwards. Stop applying for jobs. Literally stop, because nobody is going to employ you, you will reek of an unstable person. Even then, it will worsen your mental health because the job you will manage to get will probably be something like a battery farm call center and trust me man, i'd rather piss lava than do that.

Go on the dole, go to a Citizens Info (they have plazas all round the country) and inquire about getting free mental counselling. If you are suicidal, you may be seen very quickly, our medical system is shit but the quality of care is extremely good.

Once you do that, once you're not to the point of drinking antifreeze, get a hobby. Going on the dole will free up a lot of time. You need to get an activity that involves you with people and keeps you fit. Believe or not, being black may help you in this regard, many Irish dudes would welcome a black dude as a friend as we're really fucking wigger-ish and enjoy diversity, probably more so than any country. Ceid Mile Failte Romhat and all that.

Finally, taking drugs needs to be cut down, but not stopped entirely. Psychedelics (weed too in this regard) is a great break from your mortal coil and a great bonding thing too, but if taken too much it will inverse where reality is the break, which isn't good. Take this from a dude who smokes everyday and is trying to cut down. Also drugs are expensive here, fuck.

Hope this help OP, you fucking jolly african american.
Sidney Padgegold - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:12:46 EST ID:l3nC5Tsg No.523550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Also one more thing. Fuck education. Apply much later, in your late 20's, as I will (currently 26, have no degree but intend on) as you will be entitled to a back to education grant but also a mature grant too. You may also be entitled to a SUSI grant depending on your means.
You'll have a far more fresh perspective and you will be most importantly, far more mature. 19-20 year olds in college when they should be having the time of their lives travelling and partying is a fucking tragedy, and this fucking shows when the drop-out rate is like 40% in the 1st year. I've been all over the world in the last 3 years; China, India, Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Morocco, nearly all of west europe. I'm going to explore east europe later this year, and hit up Japan later too.

Peace out OP, stop drinking antifreeze and good luck.
Priscilla Herringsudge - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:07:11 EST ID:NQaU57B/ No.523551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>I know people say ''don't compare yourself to others, it gets you nowhere'' but honestly, how can I not

Because they're not you, if they were they'd be where you are.
Hedda Babberput - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:54:25 EST ID:o3aqYIY8 No.523552 Ignore Report Quick Reply
lol, Scottish person here.
I'm white so can't really comment too much on this, but Scottish nationalism is inclusive and leftist, as opposed to British nationalism which tends to be right wing and racist.

I'm not saying that moving to Scotland will solve all of OP's problems, it kinda seems like a ridiculous suggestion really, but everyone should go check it out, it's a great place.
Charlotte Findleback - Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:36:13 EST ID:/A6SGSGI No.523553 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Hey, white boi here to say at least you're not white.

First things first, get the fuck out of your parents house. If you can't find a job, the military will take you so long as you're not fucking retarded. Hell, they took me. Now I have a place to live, plenty of food, enough pay for me to scrape by on, and generally nothing to complain about. Plus, you instantly get a better chamce on having whatever job you want in the civilian world.

Also, man, fuck these other guys. Sounds like they're all a bunch of dweebs. Yes, I shall say comparing yourself to others gets you nowhere, because it's true, but on the other hand, you should find pride in stuff you got that they do not. I pride myself in my grammar and determination. It doesn't matter that I have nothing else in life but those two things, because they are all i need to say "at least I'm better than others in those two aspects." Now, a woman is different.

This takes a little more work. I mean, do you have single female friends? If not, get some. Thats not too hard. After you have finished this step, select one that is a good match for you. Spend more time with her, ask if she wants to hang out, you know, simple shit. She'll catch on eventually, and if ahe doesn't, I guess just awkwardly explain your want for her companionship, and if she rejects you, so be it, you tried. Give it a shot again some other time. The most important part is patience.

Anyways, that's just my advice. Take it with a grain of salt.

You can also try and train yourself to not want these things.

Pic related, my minor sucess in eating all of the crust off of a loaf of bread. Made my fucking day.
Martha Simblewill - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:57:13 EST ID:2pwFJ+kc No.523555 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Irish dude from the previous post.

Can people stop recommending the military? It does not exist in Ireland in the same format as the dumb meatshield complex as you have in the states. You actually have to be GOOD to join the military here, the threshold is fucking high as hell.

Unlike America, we do have good free social services like many European countries. Not as good mind you, but it still exists.
Boop and poop. - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:36:22 EST ID:/A6SGSGI No.523556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Man, that hurts my feelings. The American military is good, after all, we damn near always kick ass. Minus Vietnam. But we kick ass.
Walter Porryham - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:13:59 EST ID:42wGzjUi No.523557 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>You actually have to be GOOD to join the military here, the threshold is fucking high as hell.

Phoebe Bozzlefield - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:49:09 EST ID:glZ6cPk8 No.523560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
eufag here, i think its more like he meant to say the military here isn't an option like it is in the US. Like it's not like if you join the military in europe you'll end up with a $60k salary 1 year later. It's not that much of a meme here.
The only people who actually join the military in europe are all diehard gunfags. Who then realise it's not very fun to crawl in the mud and sweep floors for minimum wage.
Archie Samblebeck - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:24:47 EST ID:tYWx81Ng No.523561 Ignore Report Quick Reply
But what I also meant is the threshold is still very high. In America, they'll accept just about everyone.
In Ireland, (I'm being very specific here because its unique in Europe) you need in peak condition. There is only 7000 troops in Ireland. Let that sink in. 7000. We are a neutral country but we send these dudes on peacekeeping missions, such a Lebanon, etc.
The best way to look at it is our army is essentially the equivalent of American special forces. Google who ranks the top snipers in the world.

All that aside, military is a terrible choice for someone who is suicidal in Ireland.
Priscilla Herringsudge - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:04:19 EST ID:NQaU57B/ No.523562 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Google who ranks the top snipers in the world.

Nigga please, a JTF-2 member shot a guy from 3,540m away.
Hugh Bricklehack - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:41:07 EST ID:3A/9rSkO No.523563 Ignore Report Quick Reply
> How do you deal with the fact that you'll always be an unattractive black male with a broken family and no job prospects?

I'm more or less this just brown instead of black.

Thanks for reminding me btw.
Nigel Honeyhood - Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:39:00 EST ID:3A/9rSkO No.523564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The US Army will hardly accept "just about anyone" and I don't understand where this silly meme came from. You can be DQ'd for a large list of physical and mental health reasons ranging from eye conditions to eczema to having too many temper tantrums in school. Other branches are even stricter about it.

It's not Vietnam anymore.
Jarvis Brookson - Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:40:10 EST ID:C+6NY20y No.523565 Ignore Report Quick Reply

so if you are a docile retard without anything contagious they will let you in.
Nicholas Murdford - Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:18:21 EST ID:wJWwXGAC No.523566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's because the US Army has an ASVAB score requirement of fucking 31. It's a multiple choice test with 4 answers to pick from for each question.
Awe !!vVWR8L52 - Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:56:09 EST ID:B/1t3ZFg No.523573 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>still calling opinions facts
Way to go OP, someone has to act as an archive to all of that old and stale shit.
Nigel Honeyhood - Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:39:03 EST ID:3A/9rSkO No.523575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why are Euros so obsessive about their inept peacetime force, having to "hype it" into this "elite fighting force" trying to emulate the old Prussians?

It's pathetic.
Thomas Dottingson - Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:50:35 EST ID:i6MKK9HT No.523580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
We really aren't. The only one trying so hard is you here.
I posted this. I basically agreed with you and just tried to shed some light on how it's not really a viable alternative in Europe to enroll in the military for a "job". It's not how it works here. You'll get minimum wage for years and will not be doing anything of excitement or importance. That's all I was saying. Not a big meme. We aren't in a lot of armed conflicts you know. And when we are, our troops fight on your side in Afghanistan. Just so you know, a lot of European soldiers are helping you guys out there.
I have no idea what those 'old prussians' supposed to mean and I'm european. I have no idea what are you trying to imply with that. Honestly. They had some elite forces or something? I don't even know or care.
You're really in the wrong. It's okay man. You can have the most super duper military and guns in the world. We don't care.
Rebecca Nickledock - Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:20:19 EST ID:3A/9rSkO No.523583 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>make a bullshit fuss about your requirement which are actually no harsher or fairer than American requirements, backpedal and claim it's all shit anyway

The endless self-defeater.
Simon Smallbury - Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:53:06 EST ID:dFnBHUUb No.523586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yeah life is shit but you dont have any diseases so go get ripped in the gym
Wesley Goodford - Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:10:23 EST ID:6suAgQ1M No.523587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>yeah life is shit but you dont have any diseases so go get ripped in the gym
duuuuuuude, WHOA
Caroline Mellertere - Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:33:00 EST ID:glZ6cPk8 No.523590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
we're still not samefags.. whatever. murica!
Reuben Nettingman - Tue, 01 May 2018 16:48:46 EST ID:0q7FoTEm No.523788 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>getting laid is easy because rich celebrities do it
Basil Hemmlehood - Tue, 01 May 2018 19:22:59 EST ID:C+6NY20y No.523797 Ignore Report Quick Reply

well yeah dude, dont you know anything? i mean all you need is a small loan from your daddy of a million dollars, how hard is that
Charles Curryfoot - Tue, 01 May 2018 20:43:44 EST ID:4Kg1KBWy No.523799 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I feel you mon. I have a couple points to make. Hopefully you come back to read them.

I'm 24 also. However I got the white privilege. But I also got lucky and found a job that hires literally anyone because it's kind of hard to do. So with that I would like to say, that there is a job out there somewhere for you, if there's a will there's a way. Even if it's a lower tier job. Or, even if it's a higher tier job, it's out there. But like anything good, it will take hard work to get it.

About being black. Where I live, I quite often see black guys riding around driving nice cars, so they're seemingly well off, from my observations. Can afford transportation, in other words they made it in some way. Some of them are probably drug dealers, sure. But I personally know, a neighbor of mine was a real upstanding black guy, he worked his way up at a restaurant chain and became a manager. Not saying to do that, although that is a suggestion, but it's still possible to make it. I noticed that you're posting from Europe so I'm hoping that it's not too different.

All of your friends sound like they're more upper class. And way lucky. Listen. Some people's lives are going to be just way easier than yours. You have to come to terms with the fact that you're going to have to work harder. So don't focus on their shit, focus on yours. You can compare all you want, but remember the time you spend comparing can instead be spent planning or making your situation better.

You're like me, we're both at the bottom, working our way up, scraping and clawing for anything. It ain't easy. I'm really thinking that you might have to realize that everyone around you is well off, and that's convincing you that you should be well off as well. But you weren't set up in life to be like that. It wasn't handed to you. You are a lump of coal. A diamond in the rough. A survivor.

>not a single response apart from 2 clothing shops that called me to do a retail test two weeks ago
I know this might sound different, but I am assuming you took those tests. Not sure if anyone has suggested to you, but what you do is you follow up. You either call them back, e-mail them, or if you are brave enough, you walk into the store, ask for the manager, and ask about the status or results of your retail test. Ask if you failed, and if so, why you failed. Or, ask why you succeeded. If they say they're just not really looking for anyone, then apply again in a month. If you repeat your applications, they'll know that you really want it. Persistence is an attractive trait in a candidate.

Another reason to repeatedly apply to the same place other than showing them persistence, is that people don't work the same job forever. Someone is eventually going to leave, and they're going to need a replacement, and by the time they need a replacement they look at their pile of applications, and you've applied once a month on the first of every month since you knew about the store, they're going to say "this guy really wants to work here, let's give him a shot"
Charles Curryfoot - Tue, 01 May 2018 20:49:25 EST ID:4Kg1KBWy No.523800 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Oh, and also, don't worry about girls. They're overrated. Hopefully you find a "good" one, but of course they're in the minority.

I hope you discover the truth about women and romance one day. Love is made out to be some magical thing by the media and movies and books and stuff; it's fucking not. Love is entirely conditional and materialistic.

I just want you to consider that relationships are extremely overrated. Based on material and value. Of course you know the rich guy gets a lot of girls. It's a whole lot about money. That's how women are.

If you want to get pussy, lift weights and get big. Scientific studies on what women consider physically attractive, shows the objective truth. Look up "v taper"
Barnaby Brommlemut - Wed, 02 May 2018 02:16:20 EST ID:fh5xuZgB No.523807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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