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

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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 her, treat her, and talk to her.  At this point of the book, I'm still not seeing the stark parallel between Zailckas's...
    kristinlately kristinlately 26-30, F May 29, 2013

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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 time, to go to Basic Training. I did it again with my wife who I am divorcing. I did it again after I went home on...
    JokersMadness JokersMadness 18-21 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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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 boyfriend into his parents house. I can honestly I don't feel I have a real "home" anywhere, home is a place that you can...
    Pandapplesapple Pandapplesapple 18-21, F Feb 13, 2011

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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 place always felt like home after a few weeks. I requested to work at my current location to get away from the people in my life who were driving...
    lostintherockies lostintherockies 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 23

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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 aren't speaking I feel I don't belong there. Where I live now doesn't feel like home either - mainly because of my...
    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 city that I don't belong in, and my goal is to move to Australia and then to England. I will never really be home anywhere, and I...
    violetmemory violetmemory 16-17 Jan 28, 2009

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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, but never "a home".... I long to open the door to my lifepartner and child, even if home is a tour bus.  
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 11 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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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 are still not acknowledged.When everyone gives you the cold shoulder, and you're on your own.Sometimes I wish I...
    Yakiniku Yakiniku 18-21, F Mar 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 house... And I can't wait to be there...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F Jul 18, 2008

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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 barricade myself in my room so I can avoid conflict with my parents. Mostly my mom because she is only interested in what she has to...
    cj0511 cj0511 22-25 Sep 12, 2013

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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 dead end jobs for awhile. Lord knows I'm trying.
    quawnagurl quawnagurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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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 have my own place someday.
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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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 her job last year and she can't find the new one. and when she got job then home expences, water bill, Electricity bill, Food and other bills, And then tax. She can't save any...
    Susez Susez 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2012

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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 month, I can not afford to live on my own, although I am trying. I have looked everywhere for help, but can't seem...
    Kattyeilleen Kattyeilleen 18-21 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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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 the 5th town in the 3rd country. I alwaus used to think that my home was where I grew up and spend most of the time but now I really...
    Olympiia Olympiia 16-17, F Aug 6, 2013

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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 mine and my kids head. However with that being said I am also working another job on top of that, I can't get any state aid because I don't have...
    roomtoroomwithkids roomtoroomwithkids 36-40 1 Response May 31, 2011

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    I am a 25 year old single mother of 3 children under the age of 7. I have a low paying part time job (the first one i've been able to find in 3 years) and my own vehicle. We lost...
    KayCoffie25 KayCoffie25 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Don't care if I am one to be honest, can't believe I got threatened and called a **** by a poor homeless man for minding my own business and having a moody face, scum bag, don't...
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1rwRT229Uo This may be true (and it makes me upset)... but sigh, I've seen way too many homeless individuals cuddling up to their bottle of...
    captivateyourlife captivateyourlife 18-21, F Aug 12

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    "What do I deserve?" - Have you, reader, ever asked yourself the question? How about just asking yourself, 'How much would I be worth to the world? 45 grand a year? How about...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Okay first off, I'm not homeless poor but I also struggle. I'm still in high school, and I don't have a job at the time being. I feel like expressing myself right now, so if I...
    sapphireveins sapphireveins 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am currently in Atlanta. My boyfriend and I live in Columbus, GA. He's homeless and he'd recently started working at a kiosk in the mall. He was on ninety days unsupervised...
    michelleeads michelleeads 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I filed bankruptcy last week. I have about four more months left of my rental lease and then I won't have any place to live. I can't afford to stay where I'm at I'm struggling to...
    Abbygirl123 Abbygirl123 41-45, F Aug 2

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    Damn! Whoever said that life improves by adaption doesn’t know what they are talking about. We all risk falling into the abyss. I have been sleeping in my car for 5 days - but I...
    TheSteps TheSteps 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    4.5 yrs ago my husband of 12 yrs left me and our 3 kids for another woman. It was New Yrs and as I sat at home with our then 6 yr old daughter and 9 mo. Old twin boys I received a...
    strongerbytheday strongerbytheday 36-40, F 18 hrs ago

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    My dad have the biggest anger issues in the world. If a little toe touches the line he would explode like a firecracker. Two months ago i asked for help in my homework and my dad...
    diend5000 diend5000 13-15, M Aug 10

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    My mom is crazy. I say that knowing she is truly mentally ill but so angry with her that I can't disassociate how angry I am from what her mental health problems. She's diagnosed...
    tathorpe tathorpe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Sometimes, writing words down just helps. I'm tired of lying to myself. So yeah, I'm a loser; a bum with no life. I'm not your typical anything. I like rock music, video games...
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 18-21, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    My mind fluctuates so much from so many different things that are sometimes horrible. I think about just going to an airport and someone just giving away a free ticket to...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    There's a place in Dallas Texas called Soupmobile Inc. that I volunteer my time at whenever I can. It's a wonderful feeling knowing that I'm doing God's work and helping to feed...
    DallasSuicide DallasSuicide 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    A lady today was outside of a store today. She had a stroller with a child. She was Indian I think. She asked for money. I gave her what I had. But I wished everyone could be able...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M Aug 6

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    When I was 4 the people I grew up with and I lived in their car for some time. I can remember it being cold, there was snow on the trees and it was dark We had our clothes in the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    You can find an indoor bowling corridor, internet hosting key competitions. Traditionally Perth experienced A prosperous ice hockey crew, Perth Panthers, who played in the aged ice...
    Emile232 Emile232 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I never was one to have close friends; people I would draw close to would always end up leaving or things would go terribly wrong with the fact that my mother would prevent me from...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Today as i was walking to my house around at night a random stranger walked up to me and started asking me for money, i kept on repeating to him I'm broke i don't have any money...
    AlejandroM AlejandroM 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    Efforts for My Spiritual Education along with Works for God Towards Humanities Benefit on Hearing Truths Never Taught in the Religions of Man Worldwide. http://timesofroubles.webs...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Efforts for My Spiritual Education along with Works for God Towards Humanities Benefit on Hearing Truths Never Taught in the Religions of Man Worldwide. http://timesofroubles.webs...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Jul 26

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    I wonder if anyone here has gone to a homeless shelter or a women's or men's shelter. I also wonder how many women decided to stay with their spouse for years because financially...
    lisaandshasta123 lisaandshasta123 41-45 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I left my husband about 2 and 1/2 years ago. We were together for 7 years and we have 3 beautiful children together, but our marriage was toxic. He was extremely emotionally...
    Octoberbreeze Octoberbreeze 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I believe my mom is trying to bring me down to build herself up. Im 22 years old I have a daughter who is 2 and I am 18 weeks pregnant. I have lived on my own but recently sought...
    donadeath donadeath 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    This is serious, I think we are reaching a level where we read about the death of a Palestinian boy at the morning, but don't feel shocked or anything, it is just the normal, why...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    It doesn't really matter when you decide to become involved in politics so long as you do. What does matter is that you do your homework, don't settle for what some would have you...
    Moca2014 Moca2014 26-30 Aug 9

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    I don't have money for food, a place to stay. So I'm going homeless, no family and nobody who can help me. My drug addiction doesn't really help either. I am having a tough time...
    YoungRidah YoungRidah 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    There is simply no one in this world that does not have any complication in their life. Everyone has their own problem and they are handling as much they can. Although there are so...
    Akashamarnam Akashamarnam 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I think it's weird when people walk outside with no shoes and socks on their feet. They don't be homeless looking neither. It's like they don't realize it's glass and dog **** on...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 6

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    I watched my dad die of cancer publicly and humiliatingly .. If that's a word? I stayed strong and ran the business as your suppose to but something had to give. When he passed...
    dontwanttoo dontwanttoo 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I was only 18, my family life was dysfunctional and I was homeless. I was raped in a homeless shelter but kept the child because I was alone. When I met my son's father he had...
    mamabear1976 mamabear1976 36-40, F Jul 25

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    I absolutely Hate my sister in-law.I've been married to her brother for over 30 years and from day one her and the "family" has done everything they could to try to make my life a...
    nanaof6 nanaof6 51-55, F Jul 28

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