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I Am Sick of Being Broke

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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 worse!! After all of the bankruptcy "stuff" we have been trying to build up our savings account, but bad luck seemed to...
    RDTAY28 RDTAY28 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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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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    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 take years as long as I'm supporting a household on my own. Talking to other people, it's very typical these days, even in households...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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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 example of this that is turning a corner and leaving poverty of spirit and negative cash flow behind, Read on,,,,, I am as broke...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M May 8, 2013

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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 it is I do. :)
    freesoul22 freesoul22 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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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 uses the internet? I would like to tell you about iJango. iJango is a brand new company. We are in our pre-launch phase. Our official opening is August 1, 2009. iJango is the first of its kind. There...
    iJango iJango 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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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 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 frustration and resentment for not being able to get a Barbie, getting Ice cream/candy, or getting to enjoy many other things that kids around...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31, 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 failed. Of course, I've tried making and selling stuff (failed), eBay worked (but I lost some of my favorite things), I had a job but it was a hostile...
    hondabiker22 hondabiker22 16-17 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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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 health related product this avialble in over 27 countries. It a functional health beverage that is growing faster than any...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 11, 2008

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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 also a little bit stingy because i know how hard i have worked for it. however, the first thing I've bought myself was...
    PetiteMademoiselleNeige PetiteMademoiselleNeige 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2008

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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, SO THIS IS WHAT I DO NOW... AND THIS IS THE MOST MONEY I'VE EVER MADE THIS EASY!!!HIT ME UP ON FACEBOOK IF YOU WANT IN: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ONEISHA22http://firstsourcenetwork.com/o22...
    oneisha22 oneisha22 18-21 1 Response Sep 8, 2012

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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 for having a family and building a career my 50's were to keep working hard my 60's > were for partying again I ...
    luv2b25again luv2b25again 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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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 allowance welfare. It hardley makes enough to make each month connect to the next. So, I used to panhandle. I KNEW that was a bad idea...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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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 overdraft maxed, yet again.  Only to be caught taking liberties and now waiting on the gory financial implications.Gulp...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jul 14, 2012

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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 with, a lot of people get nothing. So I do count myself lucky for that. It would be nice to have some extra for some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 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 THIS IS WHAT I DO NOW... AND THIS IS THE MOST MONEY I'VE EVER MADE THIS EASY!!!HIT ME UP ON FACEBOOK IF YOU WANT IN: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/ONEISHA22http://firstsourcenetwork.com/o22...
    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 ******* house, and since my mother has not gone grocery shopping yet, there isn't much i can do about that. i am sick of not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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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 figuratively choke on the water. If you can believe this, I would have a grand total of $320 Dollars to "stay alive" ALL damn month. This is to pay...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 May 27, 2012

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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 wrong, at least you've got your sofa issue handled. Then the right set of dishes. Then the perfect bed...
    Ksjourney Ksjourney 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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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 bills and the rest on whatever. I am constantly broke. Even when my wages do go up I know it wont last long. Im meant...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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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 severe bullying. The last job I had I was laid off from in October 2011 and that was two years ago. Now, I freelance...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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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 appointments, cant get food to eat alot of the time or other things we need for around the house, overdrawing our accounts...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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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 living in the ghetto on SSDI.  It pretty much sucks and I rely heavily on having a roommate to pay the bills.  They are...
    Jesse10 Jesse10 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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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 not help us get ahead. My husband also has a good income. It seems our money gets sucked into a black hole. We always end up...
    menomonee56 menomonee56 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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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 to find anyone who wants me. maybe it the wrong thing to do. but how else do i get money to live on. is there anyone out...
    fluffmuffin fluffmuffin 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 6, 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...
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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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 Apr 14

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    I've only been in love two times and they both ended bad. This last girl I dated waited 6months to tell me she is bisexual. She had a best friend that hated me. It was weird...
    cwbyryan cwbyryan 26-30, M 3 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 Apr 12

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    I broke up with him 2 nights ago, after almost 4 years of being together. It's weird, because he's my bestest friend, but I need to learn to love and accept myself first before I...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 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 Apr 9

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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 Apr 9

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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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    my boyfriend broke up with me not even a week ago , he said its cause he didn't wanna date anyone for a year or so . well 5 days later he's dating my bestfriend . my exs bestfriend...
    brokkenn brokkenn 13-15 1 Response 4 days 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

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    I'm sick if being bullied of being frowned soon or being told I'm not good enough for my family... I seriously want to leave it all but I know my little sister needs me when she's...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Apr 8

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    Most days, I can't even stand to look at myself in the mirror anymore. I am disgusted by the girl I see staring back at me. What is wrong with her that she can't see what a mess...
    smirkie93 smirkie93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate being black sometimes. I get sick of racism in the south where i live I get sick of SOME black men (not all) disrespect/hate for their own women I get sick of the black...
    kottonkandiexo kottonkandiexo 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm tired from crying from cutting from being lonley from fake friends from lies from all the dramas from the pain from wishing to die from breathing from blinking from smiling and...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm sick and tired of feeling like crap every single day. I'm sick and tired of being alive. I hate this feeling and it never, never goes away.
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I m so crew helmed by work. I work so much over time for 3 years that I am serious lack of sleep and have drained out all my energy. I look so sick and tired that everyone in the...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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