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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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    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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    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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    I feel homesick often. Even at home, I feel empty or like I miss something. My parents are divorced and I don't know if that's why. I feel the same when I'm with either of them, so...
    Diyani0537 Diyani0537 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I know how hard it is to come home and raise my kids for a few hours every night. I can't imagine staying home all day every day taking care of kids and trying to teach them...
    lovingfatherofthree lovingfatherofthree 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    I decided to run away from "home" on a 3 week overseas vacation and I'm only 6 days in and feeling so isolated and lonely. Travelling alone is just a reminder of being all by...
    FemaleBorderlineSociopath FemaleBorderlineSociopath 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I hate that homework for geometry. because i am pretty good at algebra. Also I hate that moment when U wasn't at school for a day and when u arrived your classmates say that U must...
    mlplights mlplights 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    I just started tenth grade. My homework for tonight: Spanish: Make 48 conjugates tables hand written. Study for Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow. Algebra: Study for Test tomorrow...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm feeling homesick for Kansas City (Missouri) tonight. I've never lived there, but a lot of my family does. I wish I could be with them tonight.
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    i kind of miss it. i got to go places in the middle of the day. i was taught how to read and write, as i had a learning disability initially. i could eat a wholesome meal at home...
    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    The only place I want to be. Home, where I feel safe, free and protect with my life. A reflection of me to others who see. The one I love lives there with me, waits for me, talks...
    softspokenman softspokenman 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am writing in this group just because I think this is completely absurd. I mean, everyone has different opinions and if an individual (the women) feels comfortable in the home...
    weirdcharlie weirdcharlie 16-17, T 4 days ago

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    When I was younger, I used to volunteer for such programmes, We went to many children homes. That's actually how I met my son. Most children were either from broken homes, or...
    DonniePinscher DonniePinscher 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Being alone at home is a moment i cherished most apart from being in my room and being with my bf. Alone in home adds the fuel to grow h****. I feel butterfly throbbing hard with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey guess who's back to complain? This guy! Here's what I hate: more than 1 page, a packet, and WEEKEND homework... I really hope that ALL homework is stopped. Truth about it: It's...
    Gary2015 Gary2015 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I am me, wants to be me everytime. But its not always possible. So i am me a real self at my home; in my room and with my bf. I prefer to stay lighter. I wear less at home. No ug...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I get homesick; I get homesick for the place in which I grew up, for my mother, for my innocence, for my childhood, for my carefree days, for when I thought that my future...
    GodIHateLife GodIHateLife 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am ridiculously vain for a homeless guy. Last night I applied self tanner to my face and neck since I don't tan well with sun. And Besides, I don't want my skin in 30 years to...
    shapster shapster 22-25, M a week ago

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    I feel for homeless people. Noone cares for them. I wished that this spoiled chick from facebook would be homeless so that she gets what she deserves.
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    When I decided to be s stay home mum, people in Singapore especially were doubtful whether we could afford living solely on one income. It took me and my husband a year to re...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    After 5 years of teaching children with special needs, I decided to quit my job to be a teacher to my son instead who was then a year old. Its been one year being a Stay Home mum...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I work at a rest home it is in parkersburg wv it is called worthington nursing and rehabilitation. it use to be the the most wonderfull place to work at the residents were tooken...
    zsmoke zsmoke 41-45, M Aug 26

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    My toddler is 2 years old and I've started homeschooling him. But I am not sure how long and till when. In Singapore, there are lots of legal paperwork to proof that I am capable...
    givingtree13 givingtree13 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Acne breakout is one of the complaints of many teenagers since the start of time. Both girls and boys experience this during puberty. The only problem though, with all the...
    johnnygrant johnnygrant 26-30, M Aug 26

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    they best kind!!! my mum makes really good ones! I love homemade chocolate chip cookies w/semi sweet chocolate chips! yums! I think everyone loves homemade chocolate chip cookies...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 24

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    I live in British Columbia my true home is in the Maritimes.
    Belegernil Belegernil 26-30, F Aug 24

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    I'm homesick for a place I've never even been to. one day... I'll be home.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I was homeschooled for all my childhood up until age 13, when I was sent to school for the first time. My parents were always kind of pretentious like that. Not that public school...
    hordeofhedgehogs hordeofhedgehogs 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I am an ideal person I dream to have a home that will be isolated from the noisy city. I like living in the countryside where the scenery is beautiful and the weather is clear. I...
    jessyung jessyung 26-30, F Aug 24

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    i am home but i feel like its not my home . . .
    DemonsFreak DemonsFreak 13-15, M Aug 23

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    I am a sophomore and very blessed to go to a great school like Purdue. However, I always get homesick. I love my parents and my comfort of home. I also love Purdue, but it always...
    bhav14 bhav14 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I've been homeschooled ever since I got a brain tumor when I was 11 that damaged my hypothalamus and left me with hypothalamic obesity. When I started gaining weight rapidly after...
    hypostacy13 hypostacy13 13-15, F Aug 21

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    When I started dating my ex-husband he was almost always nude at home. He never pressed me to try it, but it just seemed so natural to see him nude that I began being nude at home...
    hollywhud hollywhud 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I've had epilepsy my entire life and it was never diagnosed until this month. Now suddenly I can't work, can't drive, and have no where to live and no way to pay the rent. Every...
    AlexWasp AlexWasp 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Whenever I feel overwhelmed or burdened or anxious I always think "I want to go home" and even if I am home the thought remains, the urge to be home. To feel at peace to feel...
    IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI 18-21, F Aug 20

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    Well in 10 minutes I'll be homeless and it's all because of a aunt a lawyer won't help homeless shelters takes weeks to get into how do you **** over your own family
    NiceGuyRy NiceGuyRy 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I just want my little sanctuary, I mean your suppose to get off work and be like" ahh I'm home!" No landlords dropping by out of the blue, with a big lease agreement in small print...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I love it. My husband was military so I have been home most of the time. I was a manager at a major chain restaurant for a few years. I worked nights and weekends so that the...
    tamski66 tamski66 46-50, F Aug 17

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    I miss my home, my village, my country. I wish my home was safe enough for me to go back to
    hgaood hgaood 13-15, M 1 Response