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I Am Aggravated By Home Maintenance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Help! Water Pouring Through Window

    Last night it rained exceptionally hard here, after having no rain for two months.  I heard an unusual noise on one side of the house.  I opened the blinds and saw sheets of water cascading against the house ... and water pouring through the window sill, collecting...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire 51-55, F 2 Responses May 14, 2009

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    No Skills

    Owing my own home has taught me that I have absolutely no practical skills whatsoever. I pride myself on being an independent person who can figure most things out but when it comes to home repairs, I am completely useless. I have no clue how to swap out parts on the toilet when...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Grrr...what a Summer

    So far this summer I have had to replace the AC unit for the upstairs..a new hot water hearter...and just a couple weeks ago a leak produced itself from the cieling in the living room. Finally have the leak reapired and am able to stay the night at my own house.  No doubt...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F Oct 29, 2007

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    Not Aggravated Anymore

    We always seem to have issues with heating and cooling systems.  A/C went out in our first place a month after we moved in, furnace broke the night of closing in our 2nd place.  The A/C in the third house finally died this summer 3 years after purchase and after needing...
    ewhitttg ewhitttg 31-35, M Oct 22, 2009

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    Hello everyone, my names tom, im a 51-year old carpenter. In november, I came down to florida to visit my sister and my truck broke down and I could not afford the needed repairs...
    Wonderingin2016 Wonderingin2016 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    The firecracker sound is starting, reminding me again it's Chinese new year's eve. This home is the same desolate as usual, not to mention to a gathering meal. You can't even find...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I guarantee that when I transfer next year, I will miss my mom's home cooked meals. I might even come home on a random weekend just so I can stuff my face with my mom's cooking...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I like how I'm all of a sudden "high maintenance" because I get my haircut at Fantastic Sams and not at "Boo Radley's Barber Shop"
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nothing better than being naked for a long time at home. I am very lucky to have a mother that loves me and I get to have a naked day with her when we are home. She is the coolest...
    Jacob090301 Jacob090301 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The goal - how to work from home to get a little extra money to pursue my dream of self-sufficient living. The answer must be online somewhere. The other day, I came across a web...
    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Once a few months back I saw a homeless person while walking to work. Granted the time I took a bike trail to work at around 8 or 9 each morning, but it was still early enough for...
    lizzie9787 lizzie9787 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Honestly who doesn't? Like for real. Home is where you need to feel confident and comfortable and f#ck those parents who make their kids feel bad because of their body. I get you...
    BishDontKillMyVibe BishDontKillMyVibe 18-21, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    How To Do-it-yourself On A Home Improvement Project Owning a home entails a lot of responsibility, including home improvement projects. Even if your past home improvement projects...
    ststeininger75 ststeininger75 61-65, M 4 days ago

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    Its easy Am one But posts here Making fun of us Are gross Today me saw one And it made fun of one Then seth bought me burger king On the way we saw cops...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am utterly low maintenance. That is not saying that I'm dirty and raggedy. I do enough to look presentable and to satisfy my confidence. I used to keep my hair short so that I...
    vixz07 vixz07 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Let me explain how you redefined my definition of home. You are much older than myself so I do hope you can understand how I felt -- after all, you are my Mother. Do you remember...
    Myplethora Myplethora 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm starting to get over that place. Now I'm homesick for a place I've lived in twice before.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I want her to come home. I miss her. I want her. I need her. I just want her to come home. I've never felt so empty and alone just by not having someone here. Sure i've had losses...
    HerTrueKing HerTrueKing 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Whenever I'm home alone for long periods of time, I find it thrilling to just liberate myself. But I will only do it if no one will see. I'm no exhibitionist. But going around...
    BareFeet199958 BareFeet199958 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So, earlier this week I was in the TV room watching TV when one of my dad’s came home. He noted I was naked again, they are used to me being naked in my room, and I said I wanted...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    What a ghostly home which is rich only in bombs! Bombarder just came to bombard again for my not flushing her broken toilet. If a toilet has no flusher, would you flush it after...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F Jan 27

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    The support from EP has been amazing, and the confidence this support has allowed me to feel has paid dividends, and things are moving faster on the home nudity idea than I...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Its pathetic how many times a day I think " I just want to go home." Not my home in Florissant, Not my home in St.Charles, not my home in Missouri. But HOME. South 8th St. Delavan...
    SolsticeOlivia SolsticeOlivia 22-25, F Jan 26

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    Well things are going well on the being nude at home thing, my dad’s are not saying anything and carrying on as normal when they visit my room. The big news is I have a friend...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 25

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    If I was younger. I wish my parents would have done it before they repealed the homestead act. When I was younger I had a several acres to explore and I did. I miss those days out...
    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I like to shop, I love dressing up and over all enjoy my femininity. However, high maintenance girls are not my cup of tea. It's all about them wanting to be: the smartest, the...
    NWMadrona NWMadrona 31-35, F Jan 23

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    With the cold weather hitting hard ive been putting my cooking skills to use. I made homemade vegetable beef soup last night. The family loved it. It rivals with my homemade...
    WhisperingEchoes WhisperingEchoes 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I definitely believe in wearing very little to nothing at all inside my home, in my garden, and in my backyard. I love being called a nudist with my family, friends, and others...
    miltarywifewithkids miltarywifewithkids 36-40, F 14 Responses Jan 22

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    When it comes to preparing your home for a viewing by a potential buyer, you need to be proactive in making your home look as stylish and as attractive as possible. Even though...
    clearvuewind754 clearvuewind754 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Switzerland has a long history of neutrality that is why malicious and controversial reports from this country are being treated more seriously than threats and warnings of...
    andreaursachi andreaursachi 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    My mom has a in home daycare, we take care of kids in summer too, Monday through Friday from when before I wake up until 5pm, and I'm homeschooled I hope this summer I can go many...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    It would really help me/us if only I could find a way to work from home. Life got more complicated recently, I wish I could work from home!
    time2qwerty time2qwerty 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I have been here almost a month and a half now in Canada and its nice. I started in a new school and have made a few friends and thats all good. But I still get very homesick...
    absolutelyava absolutelyava 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    our health problems may be related to your environment. Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, where dust, germs, allergens and mold can accrue within the...
    aurhahn83 aurhahn83 61-65, M Jan 18

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    If you are interested in home improvement but don't know where to start, don't worry. There are lots of great resources available no matter what kind of project you are considering...
    hifinuru hifinuru 26-30, M Jan 18

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    As me and my brother are naked most of the time at home it doesn't make sense to get dressed to do our homework does it.
    BrunoAndSammy BrunoAndSammy 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    When I was younger, I couldn't be nude at home as much as I wanted to due to my family (mainly, my parents) being too old fashioned about nudity in general. My parents were willing...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Jan 17

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    As soon as I got home on Friday I went to my room and took my clothes off , there was no one else home yet so I went around the house naked, it felt so nice. When a dad came home I...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M Jan 17

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    I work from home as a writer and remotely (for a corporation). The latter requires travel. I hate it. Is it really "working from home" if the job requires you travel 50% of the...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I really want to follow my mum and be a fulltime home-maker. I used to want to be like my father – he's a lawyer, but after my trauma I changed my mind and I seem to look at a...
    AGirlNamedKim AGirlNamedKim 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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