Whether it's with a woman or a man, someone you've known for a long, long time or someone you've just met, you'll never forget your first time you get fired. Your first time will be memorable in spite of the many times you'll find yourself trying to forget it. The aftermath of your first time laid-off will stay with, influencing all the decisions you make from that moment forward.
The first time you find yourself out of work, it hits you with surprise, no matter what warning signals you may have seen and put aside as not pertaining to you. After all these years in this same place, you find now it's over.