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I Am Losing My Home

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    Lengthy Sob Story. - my dad died recently, we have a little over 100,000 in medical bills, and cant aford to rent our farm style home which we have lived in for 2 years now, which...
    BurningCastle BurningCastle 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2009

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    Tomorrow My Family Is Homeless - Tomorrow I will lose my home, I did everything to protect my family that I could.  My husband is terminal and everything fell...
    mommy2four mommy2four 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2009

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    Please Pray For Me - i HARDLY KNOW WHERE TO START.  THINGS HAVE GONE FROM BAD TO WORSE IN SUCH A SHORT TIME.  YOU SEE MY HUSBAND LOST MOST OF HIS PENSION WHEN THE STOCK...
    A10M9 A10M9 56-60 1 Response Sep 13, 2010

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    We Have to Do a Short Sale On Our Home. - My husband and I would drive by the models and look at each other and say, "Someday we'll go in and look." One day we finally...
    caitilie caitilie 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 4, 2008

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    Has Anyone Worked With Loss Mitigation On a Modification? - I just submitted my loan modification paperwork to Citimortgage today.  I proposed that they take both my mortgages...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 24, 2008

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    How I Got A Loan Modification - I tried for almost two years to get a loan modification through my lender, Bank of America. Because, after all the only way to get a loan...
    markchris markchris 31-35 1 Response Aug 5, 2011

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    Losing My 5 Bedroom Home For $6,800!!! - I am a 28 yr old woman trying to survive on my own. My father was diagnosed and died of colon cancer/stroke and left me with a house full...
    lilcsmiley lilcsmiley 26-30, F Sep 16, 2011

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    Nineteen And Almost Homeless - I've lived in my home in Maine for almost 15 years. My grandfather built it when my grandparents moved almost 50 years ago. It's a small brown house...
    Kuron Kuron 18-21 Sep 9, 2012

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    I Am Losing My Home - we bought our home 10 years and have been paying on time until one year ago.My husbands business went down he was rob and a customer was killed at the place...
    akusika21 akusika21 46-50, F Aug 20, 2013

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    I Moved To Denver To Find No House! - I have had a hard time with this month everything has gone wrong. First we had a grand time going through the airport and boarding the plane...
    lifewithbreasts lifewithbreasts 36-40 Sep 30, 2013

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    Sad - Ive been in my home 4yrs & because my lanlord didnt pay his morgage so now we are gonna have to move we feel like were being punished we are losing everything we worked hard...
    Elizabeth1967 Elizabeth1967 36-40, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Family With No Place To Go And No Where To Turn - I'm in a privately held mortgage with a crack addict I found out after the fact been in my home sense feb of 09 got behind because...
    Airezenmaster Airezenmaster 51-55, M Aug 24, 2013

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    I'm not exactly losing it I guess, but me and my family are getting kicked out of my house. I've lived in this house since I was 3 years old and am now 19. This house, this...
    skyblue12 skyblue12 18-21, F Jan 20

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    I Can'T Bear To Lose My Home Of Almost 30 Years - I have rented the same rent controlled apartment for almost 30 years. This is my home, my refuge, my sanctuary. My landlord sold...
    onelegshorter onelegshorter 51-55 Mar 11, 2013

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    What Am I Going To Tell My Kids? - I am a married mother of a 7 year old boy and 3 year old girl. We have lived in our home for 12 years. I began working full time in 1995 when I...
    Nichole5 Nichole5 36-40, F 31 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    I Have Lost Everything In A Matter Of Days!! - Hello, I am a 22 year old single mother of 2, my beautiful, sweet 5 year old, and my unborn son who I am currently pregnant due in 4...
    Mshoover22 Mshoover22 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Are They Taking Away Your Home? - If you are losing your home, consider this... People pay tons of money an hour for an attorney to stand up and defend them against cases like...
    Cveca Cveca 18-21 2 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    Late Taxes - We have never missed a mortgage payment. But the bank my husband worked for, and who holds our mortgage, downsized him in June. We were late on our spring property...
    Illtrickit Illtrickit 36-40, F Oct 16, 2012

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    Life, and Hopless. - A little while ago [with in the past year], our home got damaged by weather, twice in two months. Both were to the point of needing massive aid, the first time...
    heartwithout heartwithout 36-40 Sep 19, 2009

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    I'll Be Losing My Home Soon - I'll soon be losing my home.   I've only owned it a little over a year. I got laid off from a good paying job a year ago (just 5 months...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    Desperately Seeking Hope - I knew nothing about mortgages, just signed my initials. Five years later I am learning the hard way. We are in a negative amortization loan on our dream...
    Hrtbrkg Hrtbrkg 31-35 1 Response Dec 11, 2011

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    Extreme dieting doesn't work. It's painful. If you want to know my plan.... 100cal breakfast - orange juice & 1 or 2 pieces of toast 200cal snack - granola bar OR pretzels OR any...
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    If there is one thing I'm truly scared of inside, it's losing the people I truly love and care about. And losing the ones that truly love and care about me...
    ajl04 ajl04 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I've had ear problems and hearing problems pretty much my whole life, but lately they seem to be escalating more and more. Before someone tells me to go see an ENT/doctor- I...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I'm afraid of losing my father , not least because he is family, but also because I did not want to lose it all , I love my dad , but I love my mom too, both are the best we have...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Thanks to all who took the time to talk tonight. Hope to see you all at home again soon.
    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F Mar 24

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    My mum has stage 3 lung cancer, which means its spread to her bones. She hid it from us until now. She made up every excuse to go to the doctor. Shes only 36. Shes being moved to a...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 25

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    I come from a well-off Indian family. In our culture, we have large families and we are supposed to value the opinion of even extended family members when making personal decisions...
    IndianViolet IndianViolet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I will. I am determined. I have figured out a at home routine and when the ice melts and sidewalks are no longer icy I take brisk walks that'll eventually turn into jogs and runs...
    heavyeyebags heavyeyebags 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Almost a year ago I refused to acknowledge my weight problems. I figured if I avoided mirrors and didn't look at myself I could pretend it wasn't a problem. Slowly I began to have...
    coachsh8205 coachsh8205 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I'm a fourth year high school, graduating, and running to be the Valedictorian of our batch. Too bad I'm not qualified anymore it's because of my rank, rank 6-3-5-? and the other...
    xjustanothernoone xjustanothernoone 16-17, F Mar 17

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    I'm losing my touch. That's all I am though. You know what it's probably because I'm on this website so much now and not in the real world where I connect with people. I guess I...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F Mar 20

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    I experienced a great deal of stress for the most part of last year. I'm 5'5'' and had always been around 125lbs, but I rapidly started losing weight with no changes in my diet...
    syk939 syk939 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I was "trying" to lose weight but today is my one week mark since starting my new diet! So now I'm just LOSING WEIGHT ;] After one week of my new eating habits and with all the...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I have this fear of losing you. The fear of not having you beside me. The thought of you being gone and out of a sudden your love towards me change. That one day you decided to...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    You know going through these past few yrs have been tough...not one night goes by that I don't lay in bed and cry. And wonder how can I see their smile, how can I get back to them...
    Klynn74 Klynn74 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I am beginning to lose appetite in all the food that I have been eating my whole life, sugars, fat, carbs, processed food all this is making me feel weaker, unhealthy and bad about...
    0silence0 0silence0 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am losing her... and there is nothing that I can do about it.
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I feel so fed up, it feels like I am losing control of my life and everything. That's all I ever hear is people's problems all the time. I am fed up of uncaring, selfish, hateful...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    This is the most embarrassing thing that happened in my life. 3 years ago, when I was a 12 year old boy, I have swum in a pool and walked home naked. It was actually an accident...
    toby1219 toby1219 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I was homeschooled from K-8th grade and then I decided I wanted to try public school, what a mistake that was! I was in a grade 8/9 split class as it was a small school and not one...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I don't talk to the people in my life about it these days (especially my colleagues at work, where polite white upper middle class mores predominate), but I began my adult life at...
    sdf81978197 sdf81978197 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Excited to have finally made a decision on whether or not to stick it out in a harsh busy city, chasing a dream to the point of absolute struggle/exhaustion. I am so truly excited...
    Ariadni8 Ariadni8 26-30, F Mar 17

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    The day my mother passed away she kept screaming, "I want to go home!" I didn't understand then bcuz I was only 5 and i was thinking that we were home but that wasn't what she was...
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    The day my mother passed away she kept screaming, "I want to go home!" I didn't understand then bcuz I was only 5 and i was thinking that we were home but that wasn't what she was...
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I was a volunteer with The British Red Cross for around 15 years, for almost seven years I became a full time paid trainer running a variety of courses around the south-east. But I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have moved place to place for far too long. Firstly at the age of 19 I was chucked out by my mother, which was no fault of my own as she was menopausal and horrible. I then moved...
    vic0023 vic0023 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I don't feel that I belong on Earth at all. No matter where I am I feel homesick and that my home is actually on another planet somewhere. I have always been interested in sword...
    Pierrottheclown Pierrottheclown 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I have a very hard time deciding which path is meant for me. Recently I have been taking a non-work sabbatical which is hard in and of itself but I'm still getting by. Sometimes I...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 26-30, F Mar 16

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    Staying HOME!!!... For me personally staying home is this shizzz! I get free food, free mifi, free tv, and my own space and time, oh especially sleep whenever I want to. Going out...
    BabyDgay BabyDgay 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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