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Tell Us About The Breaking Point That Caused You To Quit Your Job

Even winners have to quit sometimes.

Working at a job you hate can feel like you're trapped in a toxic relationship.


Sometimes your employer leaves you with no choice but to quit, which can play out like a bad breakup.

Andrew Garfield blows up at Jesse Eisenberg in an office in "The Social Network"
Sony Pictures

So what exactly sent you sprinting to HR with your two weeks' notice?

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Maybe you worked in retail and were tasked with cleaning the fitting rooms, but one night a customer got mad and smeared their poop ALL over the walls. Instead of being forced to clean it up, you simply quit right there and then.

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Perhaps your boss gave you a task so specific, like tracking down an unreleased manuscript or separating their fruit salad by color, that you had no choice but to walk out.

Meryl Streep making Anne Hathaway find unpublished "Harry Potter" books for her daughters in "The Devil Wears Prada"
20th Century Fox

Or maybe your boss has no understanding of a healthy work-life balance.

At least they got a long honeymoon out of this one...

We want to hear from you! Use the comments below to tell us about the breaking point, last straw, or moment when you knew it was time to call it quits.

Michael Scott quitting and telling his boss "you have no idea how high I can fly"
NBC Universal

You can fly all the way to space without the dead weight of that job dragging you down!

The best submissions will be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!