Not Doing A Good ‘Job’ Consoling

| Friendly | January 24, 2017

(One morning all my coworkers and I are called in to the boss’s office. He tells us that he’s very sorry, but effective noon today none of us — including him — have jobs, due to a corporate buyout. I finish my day in a daze, and go home to collapse in my favorite chair and stare at the wall… until my roommate comes home. She’s a teacher.)

Roommate: “Hey, you look upset. What’s wrong?”

Me: “I just lost my job.”

Roommate: “Oh, my gosh, I know how you feel. I had TWO parents yell at me today!”

Me: “I’m going to my room now…”

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