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A place to confess your sins and indiscretions anonymously and confidentially
A place to confess your sins and indiscretions anonymously and confidentially

I feel like someone has probably recognized me on here. 😬

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Tired of feeling undervalued and seeing undeserved promotions/raises for those who are undeserving and simply schmooze their way. Have actual proof of such nonsense as well as nepotism. Guess this is … more

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we just kicked off with a new client on Thursday and they are an *absolute nightmare* already. How do I not spend my Sunday dreading tomorrow?

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I JUST WANNA MAKE WORK I CAN LIKE!

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Seeing a creative, marketing, ad professional or recruiter check my LinkedIn profile after I’ve sent them a connection request only for them to not accept it. 🤷‍♂️😭

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Follow one “hilarious mid-level, unappreciated creative" on Twitter and you’ve followed them all.

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I’m kinda into Bluey’s mom.

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Every day, I see creatives I admire “liking” the most inane posts on LinkedIn. I don’t get it. It begs the question: what’s wrong with me?

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Got a PIP today... part of me beating myself up and part of me feels like a weight is off my shoulder ... any advice? 

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More of a vent than a confession. A relatively new (but not so new that it’s ok to not be contributing by now) colleague at work is lazy and incompetent. And he loves the sound of his voice even thoug… more

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Creatives: What bad feedback do you get about your partner that you’re too afraid to tell them about?

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I wish the no-BS hyper-effective idgaf email style I use answering email from bed stuck around all day

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Pretty sure I’ve accidentally identified as a protected veteran a handful of times at this point. Sorry.

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I had to stop listening to podcasts in the shower and during walks because I they made me stop thinking in the shower and during walks

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I want to hear from people out there who put someone else’s work in your book I which you had little to no involvement. Why did you do it?

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After working 15 months on a big project, I was replaced by another creative who finished producing it. Dream client. Dream content. I was never told this was happening. The project just kept rolling… more

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I need a raise/promotion. There’s nothing else to look forward to.

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I’m a man and I can’t finish during sex. I’m in the beginnings of a relationship and I don’t know how to be honest about it. Right now I’m just faking it, but it’s stressful and or sucks. Has anyone … more

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I’ve been cured of my anxiety/OCD. Kind of afraid I went too far though..I went from obsessing about work to not giving a damn...I feel FREE!!!

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I just fired a client. OTOH, if I provided them with 2 rounds of work despite them never paying the deposit… are they even a client? 🧐

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As a high performer that is used to consistently producing work, I'm having a slow week and it always fills me with anxiety I'll get laid off because this is a true fact no? When your work dri… more

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There’s someone at some agency who I follow on some social platform who all year has been jetsetting posting big group photos, dinners, game nights, whateverthefuck and I want to throw my goddamn phon… more

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I’m already burnt out and it’s only February...🥲 not sure how I am going to make it through the rest of the year

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Feel like my CD boxed me out of a really cool project and left me the scraps. I know I won’t always get the sexiest work but is this typical? Does this happen sometimes?

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I’m starting to give up on NY. I already was pre-covid...I moved here from Paris to follow a boyfriend a couple years ago and it’s been rough since I got here. The cost is killer and the consumption c… more

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Lunchtime power naps, my fav foods and drinks, having the TV on the background— I like working from home and don’t know if I could go back... 😶

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Monday meetings with small talk about the weekend are just torture when you have an autoimmune disease and haven’t done shit for a year. All day today, every meeting will start with stories about frie… more

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What would you do if your direct manager and their manager don’t like you?

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If someone uses the term "cultural zeitgeist" in a job description, and follows it up with a definition of the term, they are pretty much admitting their company should not be included in s… more

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More of a rant- I have been working 2 jobs for 8 months and am at my breaking point. I’m drowning in work with no team on either job and am tired of being pulled in all directions with no clear direct… more

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For years I dreamed of working on the design side of Spotify, combining my love of music and design? Hell yeah. Then they put out their design guidelines and I absolutely despise this aesthetic, looks… more

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Don’t laugh at me but did this app open to people outside the advertising industry? I swear I saw some “nurse” and “realtor” titles here and there. No shade, just feel like I missed something?

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Okay so this is more of a question. If I were to marry someone who basically earns 10x than me... What all factors and concerns should I have .🥺

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I only tell people about positions I'm interviewing for that I don't mind losing. Any position I really like I keep under wraps so I don't jinx it

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I can’t tell if I want to make those State Farm ads or just have the hots for Jake.

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1 year, 3 months and 22 days later, I’m employed👌. Easiest year of my life.

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The anxiety I get from tracking when my emails are opened probably isn't the best for my mental health.

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I stay friends and still follow radical people in my life so I can continuously flag their posts for misinformation on Facebook.

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The most creative thing I’ve done since going client side is learning to trade stock options. My portfolio may be stale and in disarray; I may be bummed out by recruiters who ghost me; but as long as … more

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Realized today that advertising isn’t for me. Tired of a market saturated with godlike complexes who only produce meaningless, mediocre work that propels excessive consumption. I feel so much lighter.

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