‘I left my job because it was boring and now I regret it’

Tell Me About It: I told my boss I was moving abroad but I’m still here and unemployed

‘It might seem hard to see your current situation as an opportunity, but this is exactly what it is.’ Photograph: iStock

‘It might seem hard to see your current situation as an opportunity, but this is exactly what it is.’ Photograph: iStock

Question: I am a 25-year old female in Dublin. I was unhappy at my job, it just got a bit boring, but it was fine. My boss was okay, but I wasn’t working in what I wanted to work in and what I had studied for. I resigned last month and they even had a nice going-away party for me. I told my boss I was leaving to try living abroad for a little while, but the truth is I am now unemployed and still here in Dublin and only told them I was moving because I was afraid to tell him it was because I didn’t find the job satisfying.

I might have been a bit rash, should I ask for my job back?

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