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Feeling burnt out, like I’m not doing great work, in need of a major life change, and that I’m just in survival mode until the Holiday break. Meanwhile I feel guilt of having a stable remote job unlike so many others around the country. Someone tell me that I’m not alone

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We are in the same boat I shall row, you take a break

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Thanks Internet strangers! This made me feel a bit better

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Are you me?

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you’re not. i feel you deeply

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You’re me.

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