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I Am Not Homeless, But I Don't Have a Home

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    I Feel Homeless - I'm not sure what's worse living under a house of oppression or depression.........I am a young student that just moved away from home to Missouri with my...
    Pandapplesapple Pandapplesapple 18-21, F Feb 13, 2011

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    I Dont Know Where My Home Is - I dont really know where my home is anymore. People say it's where your dearest ones live but thas not true. I moved around quite a lot and this si...
    Olympiia Olympiia 16-17, F Aug 6, 2013

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    I am 30 years old and recently moved 1000 miles away from the place I had been previously living. Since leaving my mom's house at 18 I have moved around the northwest but each new...
    lostintherockies lostintherockies 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I Have Never Had a Home... - I've lived with my parents University friends Boyfriend/Ex Fiance and now I rent a "shoebox" on disability benefits. I have had houses...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 11 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    Lone Wolf - I push everyone away. Sometimes I mean to, other times it is unintentional. I don't want to be alone but it happens. I did it right before I left home for the first...
    JokersMadness JokersMadness 18-21 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    No Place To Really Call Home - I am not homeless but I don't feel like I can call my mom and dad's place home. Every time I enter the house I feel like I'm constantly on edge. I...
    cj0511 cj0511 22-25 Sep 12, 2013

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    Where Is My Home? - I used to think of my hometown as being home, but when I go back it no longer feels that way anymore - too much history for me there, and since me and my mother...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    I Don't Think I Belong Here - And I think that in some way, I will always be homeless. I lived in my home state just long enough to still not remember it, then I moved to a...
    violetmemory violetmemory 16-17 Jan 28, 2009

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    Renting A Room - at a friend's house. It's awkward being somewhere that is someone else's. They're nice about it, but I feel like I'm intruding every time I'm here. I'd love to...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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    Fury-Some: Part Two - From kristinlately.blogspot.com Part Two of Zailckas' Fury digs deeper into her feelings and thoughts surrounding her family, specifically how they view...
    kristinlately kristinlately 26-30, F May 29, 2013

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    Home-stressed - When being the eldest in the house just seems to make you the prime point of being blamed for all the bad things in the house.When you try your hardest and yet, you...
    Yakiniku Yakiniku 18-21, F Mar 19, 2011

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    Looking For Baby Carer And Who Can Help Me. In Return I Will Give You Home - Due to recession many people lost there jobs.  and many are homeless.one of my friend she also lost...
    Susez Susez 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2012

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    Need A Home - Well me and my mom is a motel and don't know what tomorrow brings. Honestly I worry but not as much like I used to. I can say that. I am 22 years old and been working...
    quawnagurl quawnagurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    Not At This Point - Yea I kind of don't have a home.. I'm staying at a friend when he is away for rehab... I'm moving though to a place I am going to be able to call home. My own...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F Jul 18, 2008

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    Mother Of Two.... What Am I Suppose To Do? - I am a mother of two little boys reaching out for advice from anyone. I am currently not homeless because I work to provide a roof over...
    roomtoroomwithkids roomtoroomwithkids 36-40 1 Response May 31, 2011

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    I Need Help - I am 20 yrs old, Currently work at a resturaunt, cleaning houses on the side. In about 2 months my mom and sister are about to bail out on me, I cannot afford 600 a...
    Kattyeilleen Kattyeilleen 18-21 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    As a child, I remember witnessing the separation of my parents, not sure how old I was, too small to have seen that. There was a big fight, brutal, stabbing and yelling going and I...
    MarioPm MarioPm 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Ever since I was little. My father abused me badly and so did all my mom's boyfriends after him. I got my idea of what a man is to his family from my Sunday school teacher (may he...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I have a huge, caring, supportive extended family! I have eight siblings, seven in-laws, and one ex-in-law that is still close to the family (and to my sister). At last count I...
    usedchild usedchild 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    Well, if you want to get technical, I still am. I'm still in and out of a few of the shelters in my area. However, I know this is a temporary situation that was meant to teach me...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Apr 8

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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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    My father once told me, "If a homeless person asks you for money, offer a meal instead of money." Today, that's exactly what happened. I was in a Subway today and a guy came up...
    Nijima Nijima 41-45, M Mar 26

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    Spent 4 hours volunteering for homeless charity this a.m.. I enjoy that so that doesn''t count. Went to official gov office and met a woman there that needed help filling out a...
    Gladez Gladez 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I tend to take things to serious and too the heart.When I see sad things going on in the world,I just wish I could help people out when they are in a bad situation.I even cry...
    shygirlaquamarine shygirlaquamarine 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My mom kicked me out about a month ago and I've been staying with friends since, it sucks having literally no money but I am thankful for what my friends can provide me like food...
    kendxx kendxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I was abused and molested by my father for 8 years. My mother never realized it because she was so stuck on her failing marriage. At school I was bullied. Made to be a freak...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have this awesome homeless friend in San Francisco. His art is amazing...kinda dark, but greatly detailed, and he always has something interesting to say about the government...
    ashalew ashalew 22-25, F Apr 8

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    Throughout my teens and early 20's i considered myself to be a moderately social person, i worked and was able to hold a job, i partied even though im a really bed dancer, i...
    Dale1987 Dale1987 26-30, M Apr 9

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    we got a thousand point of light for the homeless man...i am glad he has them since he don't have a house and all. i am listening to too much Neil Young on these trips to...
    backalley backalley 70+ 5 hrs ago

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    I was living in SanJose ca. I became homeless so I had no choice but to move to Long Beach with an ex whom I don't care for at all! He lives in a run down apt, that has rats and...
    vivduff vivduff 46-50, F Apr 2

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    Dear family, friends, and all seven billion people in this world, First off, let me tell you about myself. I am a thirteen year old girl, I have two sisters and one step-sister. My...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I reached a lawyers office today they want 300.00 a hour to do my sons case, where am I going to get the money? now I am back with taken out the bank loan, oh God I can wait until...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Mar 22

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    I wouldn't say I know all about the streets or even a big part of it because I honestly don't. I have had a taste of what happens. I recently this evening talked to a man who spent...
    FreightTrainHomie FreightTrainHomie 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Frozen winter part 5 With time running out Dylan, Zane, Axle and Lorelie went around to search for the emerald. They did find the emerald weirdly enough is was in a ice cream...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Time is a very precious and valuable gift. It should be valued and treasured the same way we treat other precious things in our life. Time is a constant, and can never be stopped...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I hate people who brag. They show off to prove something they aren't. They want society to accept them. I dress down because I want people to like me for me. Not what I can do...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Apr 1

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    I am currently visiting my sister and brother-in-law who are very practicing Catholics. So every Friday we go to the church, stand in line, and pay too much for a bad fish...
    usedchild usedchild 56-60, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am currently visiting my sister and brother-in-law who are very practicing Catholics. So every Friday we go to the church, stand in line, and pay too much for a bad fish...
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