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I Am Sick of Being Broke

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    I HATE Being Broke - I am in tears because I am broke. I graduated college five years ago and yet I have not found steady work. I worked at a bunch of crappy places and experienced...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Prostitution? Drugs? No... This Is What I Do... - Ok so for a few years now I've been broke as hell. I'm always trying to come up with innovative ways to make money, and most have...
    hondabiker22 hondabiker22 16-17 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    The Local Gov. Is My Savior Now, Financially - I have fought for YEARS just to keep the tip of my nose out of the water, and yes, sometimes it would slip under, causing me to...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 May 27, 2012

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    I Am A Full Time College Student At Ole Miss & I Make 300 To 1000$ A Week!!! - I GOT TIRED OF STRUGGLING IN COLLEGE, BEING STRESSED, AND WORKING A NINE TO FIVE WHILE STUDYING...
    oneisha22 oneisha22 18-21 1 Response Sep 8, 2012

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    oh My God Yes.no Money. ... - oh my god yes.no money. its horrible. you can't afford anything. its the worst thing that could happen.
    chickyhannah chickyhannah 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    How to Make Money - I'm on a very poor wage but love my job and my bills are getting higher. i have thought about doing sex for money, i did it years ago but now i cant seem...
    fluffmuffin fluffmuffin 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    I Sure Am. ... - I sure am. It is so hard to get-by on a pension. It comes every fortnight and is spent as quick as I get it. Oh well, at least I have something to pay my bills...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 9, 2008

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    Think I Found the Answer - I to am tired of being broke, or just above it. I think I have found the soluton. Its a home managed business and its about network marketing. Its a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2008

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    Its Hell On Earth - Working everyday....for what? It feels like nothing. House needs serious repairs, bills need to be paid, cant get medications and have to cancel doctor's...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Put An End to It - so i got a part-time job at the supermarket :D besides earning money it's a great opportunity to get to know new people! since i have my own money now i am...
    PetiteMademoiselleNeige PetiteMademoiselleNeige 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2008

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    Tired, But Found A Small Helper. - I can't actually do a 9-5 job as the doctor told me I shouldn't for some reasons. So this makes me live off welfare, but a special disability...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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    How Would You Like to Make Money Every Single Time You Are the People You Know Uses the Internet? - How would you like to make money every single time you are the people you know...
    iJango iJango 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    We're Still Broke!! - My husband and I filed for bankruptcy last year and thought that that would solve all of our problems. Unfortunately that was in January and the year just got...
    RDTAY28 RDTAY28 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    I Think I Repel Money - Seriously. I have worked for decades now. Have a good job and what most would consider an excellent income. I've even worked 7 days a week. Even THIS did...
    menomonee56 menomonee56 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    I Know I'M Not The Only One.... - I decided to make a change and start building residual income... If you're looking for something different. I'll be more than happy to share what...
    freesoul22 freesoul22 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    True! - You buy furniture. You tell yourself, this is the last sofa I will ever need in my life. Buy the sofa, then for a couple years you're satisfied that no matter what goes...
    Ksjourney Ksjourney 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Inner World Is The Key - Your subconscious is a garden, whatever you plant in it, intentionally or not will grow. Your inner world reflects your outer world and I am the best...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M May 8, 2013

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    No Joke - I am on disability and I am so tired of being broke..... I wish there is.something I can do
    sunsure sunsure 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    I Hate Having Credit Card Debt - It's like a dark cloud that is hanging over me at times. I hate having any debt! It's not as though it'll be impossible to pay off, but it will...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Out Of Pocket - I couldn't be more broke, I thought. The big picture of a mortgage I pay off the year I retire, the little picture of not having any cash in my pocket and my...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jul 14, 2012

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    I Used to Be a Professional... - I used to be a professional, making good money, married and enjoying the good life.  Then life happened and I got sick, divorced, and ended up...
    Jesse10 Jesse10 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    So Fed Up With Struggling And Going To College? Make Money Now!!! Here Is How. - I GOT TIRED OF STRUGGLING IN COLLEGE, BEING STRESSED, AND WORKING A NINE TO FIVE WHILE STUDYING, SO...
    oneisha22 oneisha22 18-21 Sep 8, 2012

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    So Damn Sick.... - I am so sick of being ******* broke...sick that i am sitting here, hardly have eaten anything all day, because there really is nothing that i like in this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I Wish I Was Rich. It's Not Fair. - All I ever knew from now and ever since I was kid was the phone ringing non-stop with companies wanting their money. All I knew was the...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    This Is Not What I Had Planned! - When I went to college I had a whole plan for my life... my 20's were for school & parties my 30's & 40's were...
    luv2b25again luv2b25again 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Where Does It Go - My wages go up by 200 a month from September. At the moment I spend 620 a month on rent, so could get a mortgage for 100 more!, 200 a month on food, 150 on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Finding lots of close online and putting an outfit together = up to £94.36 Time to beg mummy and daddy.
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    i got fired from my last job about 2 weeks ago. i was unemployed for 5 days. got my new job. started a week and a half ago. i haven't had a pay check in a month. i get my first...
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    I had just answered a question that inspired me to write this. I had my first genuine relationship with a girl that I truly liked but she ended up breaking up with me because she...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    After 14yrs together and 3 small kids, it's over! Why is it so much easier for a men to go on, and us females get stuck in the end of that relationship and we suffer more. I am...
    Br1981 Br1981 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been three weeks. He still doesn't know, and I won't ever tell him the reason I finally broke up with him. And just like that, three years of my life is something I have to...
    Jenuinely Jenuinely 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    We met when i was 16 and he was 17. Dated for 3 yrs and got married right after i graduated high school. During my last year in HS he joined the military. we stayed together and...
    PerdidaPorEl PerdidaPorEl 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I hate being single and feeling alone all the time, I just want somebody to love me.
    pardz pardz 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    Ive been used mostly bc of how i look so people tell me they like me and lead me on then tell me they love me and soon want to get sum from me:/ ive been used alot, hurt alot...
    LovingLesbian LovingLesbian 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I've Been waiting all night for you to tell me that you want me. For you to tell me that you need me. I feel as though we've drifted apart lately. Maybe its just me being me. Maybe...
    Ajlmau Ajlmau 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm in love with someone I know I can't have, and I've never felt so confused and alone. My story begins three years ago- I was an underclassman in high school when I fell very ill...
    lalarose lalarose 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is the actual e-mail I have sent to him just now: I can't even talk to you about this. I'm about to break. Please explain to me what are you doing? It makes me feel like...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and we love each other to bits but last June his visa ran out and he had to go back to his country I told him I would wait and that some...
    xbubblesxboo xbubblesxboo 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Thank goodness I thought I was the only one! I dated my fiancé for a year when we were 19 flash forward 10 years later and we got reconnected but during that time he had 3 kids...
    Walkedinblind Walkedinblind 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am getting so sick of other people. I'm sick of being mistreated, I'm tired of fighting, I'm tired of trying to salvage relationships. I don't know what it is that I'm doing...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I've written here before, under this same section "I Have a Broken Heart." It was in August and I think then, I still clung to the idea that I could make it work with my ex. I...
    Twiddledum Twiddledum 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    where I come from, most often than not you marry your high school sweetheart. I've had 2 serious boyfriends in my lifetime (that doesn't count guys I've casually dated & hung out...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    We have been together for 4 months. I am 23 and he is 33. I fell for him immediately when we first layed eyes on each other. For some reason I had a feeling he was the one (I am...
    LD02 LD02 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 2

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    Why can't people stay home when they are sick? They have to come to work and spread their germs! For their selfish acts now I'm sick! I hate being sick! I haven't been sick for...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm literally sick of hurting so much and all the time. I was seeing someone who was damn near perfect, I know that's an unreal title, but to me he was. A few weeks in to our...
    Alanda510 Alanda510 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm just sick and tired of it all. The feelings and being so emotionally sensitive all the time. The mood swings and not being happy for long. The stupid thoughts of you and I and...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I can't believe that I just screwed everything up. I can't believe how dumb I was. Sometimes I just want to switch everything off and just be Felicia. Just an innocent, person like...
    GiggleBee GiggleBee 22-25, F a week ago

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    In General, I hate girls. Now before anybody says girls have a right not to want to date nice guys or some other bull, I will say this: I am not a smiley, sun shining out of my...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    5 months ago, I met a wonderful, attentive man through online dating. I'd just started a new job and was looking to meet new people, so when M* entered onto the scene, I was happy...
    moggymawr moggymawr 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I'm sick of just being useless completely just being a by stander I'm sick of it I'm going to change now and forever I'm going to help anyone I can I love everyone and if you have...
    Life0fTheParty Life0fTheParty 16-17, M Apr 4