Comment: I'm Right There

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I'm Right There

I'm 26 (27 in a week) recently laid off due to cutbacks for the 3rd time in 4 years, practically nothing in savings except enough to survive until I find work again, I have what seems now to be a worthless Bachelor of Arts degree, and yes I'm single.

Everybody I knows tells me I'm a wonderful charismatic guy that truly loves everybody, the ladies seem confused at my bachelorhood, and my parents pray everyday that I find permanent employment somewhere.

Sometimes life just doesn't make sense does it?

I'm sure like me you were promised a good paying job, a smoking hot wife/girlfriend, and a future wherein the sky was the limit if you only graduated from college. Well they bull$h1ted us good my friend.

But that's alright, because if being "poor" (or the American equivalent) has taught me anything, it has made me truly enjoy the things I do have: My health, the gorgeous land we live in, family and friends that love me deeply, and in a strange twist quite a good deal of freedom since I never know what new adventure tomorrow holds.

All I mean to say is hang in there bro, you are not alone and someday things are gonna work out for us. When it does, I'll buy ya a beer and we'll laugh at those silly things that used to cloud our minds.

"Liberty's too precious a thing to be buried in books...Men should hold it up in front of them every single day of their lives and say: 'I'm free to think and to speak. My ancestors couldn't. I can. And my children will."

-Jimmy Stewart