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Why getting fired is worse than divorce or the death of a spouse

Research shows that it takes much longer to bounce back from a dismissal than from the other two events.

The impact of being fired is particularly hard on younger workers, research shows. Men also feel the blow harder than women.

IT'S just not working out, may be some of the most heartbreaking words in the English language, leading to months of anguish, self-questioning and sleepless nights. Even worse: when they come from your boss.

Fired employees never quite recover to the same level of well-being, a measure...

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