I’m going to die here

21 04 2011

by AngryPanda

Today’s entry sucks. You probably shouldn’t read it. But the fact is that I wanted to leave this country since I was 12, preferably to go someplace that is warm and has beaches. Yesterday evening I sat down and realized that I missed my chances to move while I was out of work and could have easily risked everything. Now I’m 30, in a halfway decent job and with a way too specialized skill set to get a chance anywhere. I’m fucked.

And I don't even look that cute as a corpse.

I could take a risk and just get some low qualification job and hope for the best but I’m not the type who makes his chances easily. And my main qualification right now is technical writing, localization and all sorts of related crap. In bloody German. I think during my whole career I wrote one English user manual. I could learn it but it would take time and I doubt anyone feels like hiring someone who’d need 3 months just to land on his feet. Plus I don’t even have PHD, all I do was learned on the fly.  I’m feeling a little better today but seriously the thought of spending the rest of my life here is enough to make want to play in traffic. I’m not one of the people who can just get up and make their luck, I barely landed on my feet here. Things are going ok for me but I don’t know if ok is enough to keep me going for years. There’s only one thing I really ever wanted and it seems I can’t even get that. I’m going to die here and the thought is almost more than I can bear.

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[…] A long way to go but if I can reach a point at which my English gets good enough to do my job in it I just might not have to die here after all. Share this:FacebookTwitterMoreEmailDiggStumbleUponPrintRedditLike this:LikeBe the first to like […]

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