My name is John.
I am in a traumatic situation going through horrible situations for a while. No way for me to survive the life. No idea where or who to turn for support us. For quite some time, me and my wife’s life on a low level which cannot be explained, with mental and financial struggles and extreme difficulty.
I was living in depression and rejection for several years because I was unemployed until 2019, when I got my first job. It was after 10 long years of my continuous non-stop search for employment. On average, I applied for 1,500 jobs a year during 2016-2019 period. All of them rejected my application, not even bothered to look at my resume to give a chance to receive an interview and show my skills or what I can do. Because I am honest and trustworthy person, I did not get jobs for 10 years. Everyday I used to woke up looking at my phone with rejection emails. I was living with no hope or meaning in my life all those years. They say I don’t have experience for every job for entry level job to my qualification level job (which is Bachelors of Aviation Management). I applied for cleaning, labor, baggage handlers, customer service agents, etc to name a few. Even for these, they rejected due to no experience. How can I get experience without somebody gives first opportunity. I looked everywhere all across the world, tried interstate, different countries. Meanwhile, my family was not supporting and understanding that I’m going through such a rejection from employers after relentlessly applying for jobs after jobs after rejecting. Nothing. I thought I would never get a job or employed in my life ever. Then 2019 I got a labor job which made so so happy that I can finally work and earn some by myself at the age of 28.
Then, last year I got married to my wife. I never thought I would ever get a girl and be married after my horrible 10 year lengthy experience to find a job.
As our house got burned down with fire, while my wife was pregnant with our first baby. And it’s now in uninhabitable condition, full of thick black smoke. All our belongings and furniture, everything is in smoke. Kitchen appliances, clothes, photos frames, important documents, whole house. The moment we heard our house burned down, we both were at work, I got call from my wife, crying like so bad, it was unbearable for her to realise what happened, even for me, having to see my wife and house burned down was heartbreaking. We both were working really hard, even we didn’t take leave from work, because we didn’t had any leaves to take. Even when we were sick, we went to work.
We had no one to help us out even during the times of shifting and finding a place for us to sleep.
Now, we have a One month old newborn baby in our lives. It’s been so difficult to live with us going through this mentally and financially. So, my wife’s not working now and I’ve been on carer leave caring for my wife and child.
Now, we have to pay mortgage of burned down house, plus the rent, water, energy bills for both, rates bill, vehicles cost, grocery expenses, medical expenses, child expenses at a time with increasing mortgage bills (increased as interest rates going up) and costs of living increased. All while both of us not working.
While, the repair work was about to happen, one day our Solar Panels which is fixed on the roof had been stolen by someone, which is not easy job to do at all for that thief.
Again, just before the builder was about to begin repair, builder’s power generator was stolen from the site. One after another. The hardship never ends at all. Everything comes at same time, to burden my wife and me. This has put us to live in depression and stress. Not being able to enjoy some time with our newborn son.
And now, I have lost all my savings about $50,000 to a scammer, telling it was a job and I will have earnings. Now I loose everything I had. I’m heartbroken and in such a pain that I am feeling really low. Don’t know how to pay for things to live for next week. I am being emotional, but can’t hold onto myself for I am being in this situation. I’m sinking in debt, I’m desperately seeking much contributions from kind people that can be of some life support at the moment. I am not been able to sleep at all, because of this unbelievable situation I encountered with.
To describe this story of my life is beyond nightmare and traumatic. I just don’t know what to do or how to live with my family. I have to pay off house repair cost back to the builder asap, otherwise we will loose our home and loose everything in life.
I appreciate each and every one for taking the time to read my nightmare story. I am a person who does not no matter what circumstance I am in, to ask people for help. But I don’t have any other option and it’s hurting my innerself because I’m asking for help. I’m very depressed and anxiety.
I hope some true angels out there can understand and help our family with their open hearts.
Thank You everyone