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I Am Aggravated By Home Maintenance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    But I have great difficulties with it as well. It is a religious medicine: you have to believe that it works - the theory behind it seems ludicrous to me, makes absolutely no sense...
    IAmAfriend IAmAfriend 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    just got my weekly maintenance spanking! I knew it was coming! my mom told me to go to my room, pull down my pants and underwear, and bend over the end of the bed and wait on her...
    girlymcd14 girlymcd14 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello, I'm looking for some guidance but also trying to give a heads up of sorts to us ladies who give our hearts to the men who join the Marines. I had been with my boyfriend for...
    lmoore12 lmoore12 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    i dont wanna be homeless. I have a health condition that can be fixed if i have extra cash. Its just low testosterone, but it can make you weak and tired easily if not addressed. I...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My house was built in 1952 by the family who owned the two square miles of land surrounding me. Some has developed, some remains for grazing. I had only been in my house a few...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    Home a lone for the next 3 days so yes im sure ill be nude all day today...I like to take pic of my self and send to the hubby when his out of town working just to let him know...
    CLPLIKESFUN CLPLIKESFUN 46-50 10 Responses Jun 25

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    Yes. I do school at home, yes, my mother is my teacher. I've gotten so much **** for being homeschooled, one of my friends made a comment and it was like "wow, youre homeschooled...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm always either bare foot or in socks when at home. In winter time I am sometimes forced to wear slippers due to the cold but I don't even like wearing those. I think everyone...
    FeetHunter FeetHunter 22-25, M Jun 24

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    when I was 12 years old i remember my mother telling me that we were moving, not just moving house moving, but to a new country. England to Australia. I don't think i quite...
    BethAlice BethAlice 22-25 Jun 24

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    my sacred place is my friends dairy farm. he has forty cows on sixty acres, and I help out once a week. i have to drive an hour each way or i would help out everyday. in the...
    Wynn42 Wynn42 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I really and truly enjoy my home. When I have everything at home, I don't feel the need to go anywhere. I can workout, be entertained, cook, rest, read, meditate...I'm never bored...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    New mom, daughter is only 2 months and I'm home All day All day ??... Love staying at home but Mannnnn! I can't wait to get out .
    kamster00 kamster00 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    .. I feel homesick it was eversince I was young, but it didn't really bother me back then now I came into a realization that I want to go home but I don't know where It is, a while...
    franchezca franchezca 13-15, F Jun 22

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    I'm 9 years old. I always get spanked. One time, it was report cards and I brought mine home. I knew I got Bad grades and wanted to hide but I can't because I have 4 other twin...
    Romeyallen Romeyallen 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 22

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    Being home schooled has advantages and disadvantages. In my opinion, being home schooled out weighs going to public school. My mother was my mentor and a great teacher. She was...
    collegecomputerwiz collegecomputerwiz 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Some of u will already know that I am having problems at home with my parents and constant arguing with them so I have decided to move out, the only problem is I have no where to...
    Lotty15 Lotty15 16-17, F 11 Responses Jun 20

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    A percentage of homeless people have a disability (about one third). About one one fourth of the homeless population are veterans.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 19

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    OMG. I just got evicted, oddly enough, thank GOD, from a nightmare. I hated kind of the place I was in for the last 3 years. I didn't like and could barely handle the rules or the...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 Jun 19

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    homestuck sucks and I love it
    NewcomerFromOutOfTown NewcomerFromOutOfTown 13-15, F Jun 19

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    With the heat here in Arizona reaching over 112F during the day and 100 at night, I worry so much about those without the luxury of having a place to lay their head at night. My...
    ThatGirlIsPoison23 ThatGirlIsPoison23 26-30, F Jun 19

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    My boyfriend has decided that he will be adding weekly maintenance spanking. I am slightly nervous. But it is meant for my own good. I accept that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18

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    I been wanting to homeschool my kids but there are many people who don't believe I can do it. I have a 8, 6, 3, and 9 month old (on the 21st). I have the passion and drive. but...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I feel the same way a lot of you guys feel. I love my parents, and they are good to me. They helped me financially through college and because of that I feel like I need to do...
    AlyAlta17 AlyAlta17 18-21, F Jun 18

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    Well whoever said "You can't go back home again" wasn't referring to me. Because, I did go back and it was so much fun! I saw my friends, went to a CMT taping of some great new...
    simplysusan01 simplysusan01 41-45, F Jun 17

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    It's 1:30am and I'm unable to sleep because I can't get over feeling nothing but homesick... Homesick for a home that is 5 miles away. Homesick for a bed that I miss with every...
    SnowStorm00 SnowStorm00 18-21, F Jun 17

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    I had a home of my own... I absolutely love that feeling. unfortunately that didn't last too long, now I'm back leaving house to house. it's terrible, ppl treat you like **** when...
    constancemariefat constancemariefat 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    The MorningStar Academy based in Fort Lauderdale, FL – Welcome! The MorningStar Academy is dedicated to providing a full service, private, accredited Christian home...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jun 14

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    I want to be a stay at home mom. I want to be pregnant as often as possible, make sure my husband is taken care of and is happy with everything. I want to keep the house clean and...
    live2014xxxx live2014xxxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    Homelessness is rife where I live. On the corner next to Wal-Mart only a few blocks from my neighborhood, every weekend a member of a struggling family stands in the stifling...
    trappedgirl2 trappedgirl2 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    It's just wrong for the homeless to be picked up against their will and given a choice to go to jail or the FEMA camps that the city built. This started in Columbia South Carolina...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    I am always nude at home. First thing I do when coming in is undressing. if not, I get uncomfortable and feel the need to undress. Is it normal?
    mimau mimau 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Last Thursday, I work at home. I woke up naked since I sleep naked. Then took a shower, had breakfast and start working since clothing. I finally spent the whole day without...
    mimau mimau 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 12

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    I used to have a lot of homework but not no more since its summer. TORTURE!!
    karlaacx28 karlaacx28 13-15, F Jun 12

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    why would I in the outside world?I always shower naked be it at home alone or with others and the some in open public shower's even in mixed gender one.I'm not the only one lots of...
    sexybillybob sexybillybob 31-35, M Jun 12

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    I rarely have private time so of course when I know I'm going to be alone for more than half an hour I am going to have some fun. When I'm home alone I don't have the fear of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Jun 11

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    I do homestead and it's hard work but waking up in the mountains is amazing. My partner quit :( unfortunate so I'm at it alone
    joyofabluesky joyofabluesky 31-35, F