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

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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 Feb 24, 2012

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    I don't have anywhere I'm really attached to

    like that place that puts a smile on your face
    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 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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    I have to live in my mother's house

    for a month.... Well the outsiders look in thinking "that should be fine". I do protest, but I won't make a fuss when it wouldn't stop me from sinking in to that house for a month. All I'm asking is "Will I be okay?", I really don't know. I'm staring blankly ahead till I fall in...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Since I'm a military kid,

    I've lived in about 5 different places so far, and I have no where to call home. So when people ask me where I'm from, it's really hard to answer lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 7, 2014

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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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    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 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 10 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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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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    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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    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 26-30 Sep 12, 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 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, 2014

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    Is it wrong that id rather sleep at the park

    or in my car as opposed to sleeping in my warm, comfortable bed?
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2014

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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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    No personal space for myself.

    No personally relateable people. I'm not exactly living here, I'm vacationing in hell
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F Jul 19

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    NormalTeenGirl NormalTeenGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2014

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    I hate not having a place to go.

    if it was just me, I'd be fine...but my kids don't deserve this
    Ladybugzrule22 Ladybugzrule22 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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 just can't remember the last time I've been

    home having some pictures of my room Got used to it tho
    jack912 jack912 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    Going through my current situation I am between

    places. Living with people and living out of a suitcase is becoming more and more difficult. Trying to find private time and space is impossible it seems. I'm tired of living with controlling freaks. I need my own home!
    OneBlackRose OneBlackRose 66-70, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    not sure this is gonna

    even make sense but here goes. all my life, my family has moved around a LOT. i am currently living in my 11th house. most of the moves have been around the same area of one state, but this summer, we moved to a state 1000 miles away. i was really upset, because it just doesn...
    fairybby fairybby 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    I haven't written anything in a while

    because I have been trying to get my life back together. It is so hard and sometimes I just feel like breaking down and crying and just giving up. But I'm alive and still kicking. Who knew it could be so hard. Why do they make it so hard for people to better themselves.
    kyoshac kyoshac 22-25, F Jun 14

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    I am 23 years old and need a place to stay

    until I get on my feet. I'm in prince George's county Maryland. My mothers husband hit me and I fought back. He ended up getting a restraining order on me so I had to leave the house. I have no family or friends. Anyone think they can help or have any advice? They have waiting...
    homelesspgcountygirl homelesspgcountygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Oct 13, 2014

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    So, growing up I never had a permanent house

    or childhood home... As I grow older I'm learning to find stability in instabilities. I realized that home can be found in the people you surround yourself with and the memories and traditions that develop. Home is happiness and my happiness most times is with the people I love...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F Dec 22, 2014

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    I have moved around so much in my life I really

    do not have a place I can call home. Thus I have also learned to never attach to anything. I have lived in my current house for 2 years and I'm pretty sure it won't be 3.
    FeetAreFantastic FeetAreFantastic 31-35, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just want to go home.

    I've moved so many times that I have no idea what or where to call "home". I have friends and family storing all my things for me, but I don't want to live out of a suitcase anymore. I want to feel relaxed and at home...once and for all.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Sep 7, 2014

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    Well it's definitely one of the bad experiences

    here but I am an international student studying in Canada. I go to school in Victoria, which is the west coast, and my mom works in Toronto as we would like to immigrate. My dad stays in China because we cannot afford him here and at least he can balance himself financially in...
    0902FRIENDs 0902FRIENDs 18-21, F Jun 15

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    Well tonight is going to be night 1 of sleeping

    in my car on the streets. FML... :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M Jan 14

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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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    This is not literal to me.

    Im not homeless. I live in a house under my parents roof. However, its a weird sensation when you feel more at home at your work than you fo your house. Its a weird feeling when you trust strangers more than you can trust your family. My "home" hasnt felt like home in years. Its...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Jan 14

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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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    On my way to and from work everyday I pass this little corner store. For the past two weeks or so I've noticed there's a homeless man that sits outside on the corner and just...
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    I do not own a car and I do not have a license because I'm afraid of dying in a car accident because of how common that actually is. I feel homeless sometimes or feel that people...
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    Instead of trying to get me or my siblings back after being put in foster care my mother enjoyed her new-found independence sans children. She met and married my now deceased...
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    reginarose reginarose 26-30, F Jul 24

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    I simply don't understand why I fall for the same crap. Me and my boyfriend were together 5 years then his dad got bald and we called it quits he cheated on me we were apart for 2...
    angellcagle angellcagle 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 23

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