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I Am Suffering From the Economy

This group is for anyone suffering in this tough economic times. 180 People

    I Formed a Group

    about having financial problems. If you want you can check it out.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F Aug 26, 2009

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    Better Than Most Though.

    I think l have it better than most because l have my friends and have done without saving money every chance l got over the past years,  but quite honestly everything can change in a moments notice and l am trying to focus on living moment to moment for the first time in my...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 66-70 Aug 2, 2010

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    You Are Not Alone

    I never thought this would be the way my life would look like at this age (almost 25, some of you say this is young, maybe. but its exhausting), an age where you feel you are investing in your future and you live out your wildest dreams & going out to meet new people...
    divaviva02 divaviva02 22-25 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    No Job

    Been jobless since last May!!! I apply everywhere in this town about every 30 days, and not ONE SINGLE callback. I'm completely at a loss as to what to do next. I have never had this much trouble finding a job.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    I Have Been Suffering Long Before This

    I guess sometimes its good to be poor. I have been getting by most of my life. No college, no big job no big house to loose,no boat,no summer house. I stopped putting in 401 when I quit the job that lowered my pay so they would make more, their stock holders would make more. They...
    IrishEyesTellNoLies IrishEyesTellNoLies 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    On the Road to Losing It All

    My husband has been a real estate agent for many years and he's always done very well. We've never really had to worry and a few years ago we had more money than we ever dreamed of in the bank. So we decided it was time to build a bigger house for our family. So the new house...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    US Housing Finance Reform Debate

    Washington Post says that $270bn housing aide since GFC still has not solved homelessness. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/09/04/this-chart-shows-why-270-billion-in-housing-aid-hasnt-solved-homelessness/? I also read the on-line article in New York Times...
    JiaLee JiaLee 51-55, M Sep 11, 2013

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    Life Gets Tough Then It Gets Tougher.

    I am not one to wine and I don't want to. I guess I just need to vent, get advice or some ideas. The economy has really put me in a pinch. You see I have been in the construction industry mostly my whole life. I am a highly skilled finish carpenter that has worked in million...
    wishforthebest wishforthebest 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    I Am Scared of Losing Everything!

    My husband is a carpenter! when the houseing market crashed so did his work. He has been working off and on but the past few months he hasnt been able to find work at all and we are living off of my credit card! bills are behind, creditors are calling! I am stressed out! I ...
    ic9365 ic9365 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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    LOST Everything

    This year has been hard for everyone, including me, I lost my home of seven years, I had to file bankruptcy and all those so call 800-numbers that are to help home owners keep their homes forget about it, they don't work, My home was the biggest investment I had, I was very proud...
    xxhoney xxhoney 26-30 7 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    I have to listen to my mother cry her eyes out

    every night because she's not sure wether she still has a job to come to. She's a single mom because her and my dad divorced. I shouldn't have to hear that at only 16. So if anyone says that we're lucky to live in a free country. I don't wanna hear it....
    Sd6752 Sd6752 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    In Need Of Donations

    I am a mother of 5 boys. I have Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and I am applying for disability. My family is struggling to pay bills and we are often coming up short. The children need beds and would like to watch television but our main need is financial assistance. We are...
    nikka11 nikka11 36-40, F Nov 13, 2011

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    Middle Class = Hurting Class

    Its the middle class that suffer the most.  Hard workers ~ working hard everyday to support their families.  We do everything right.  We don't spend crazy.  But yet, I beleive that the rich are just getting richer, and the poor are getting rewarded. ...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    GOP Thanks The Troops By Gutting Food Stamps For 170,000 Veterans

    Apparently the GOP thinks veterans haven’t sacrificed enough – after deciding to cut roughly 170,000 vets from food stamps they hunt for more things to cut. – Milt Priggee, www.miltpriggee.com Apparently the GOP thinks veterans haven’t sacrificed enough after deciding...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    I met him at 18 while travelling abroad. He was a childhood friend that my mother insisted i visit even if its for a few days. Our fathers were best friends and as children they...
    soulshatttttered soulshatttttered 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I’m really hoping some of you can offer me some much needed support and guidance as I’m young, confused and heartbroken. Where do I start? I started my job coming up to 2...
    anony333 anony333 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It doesn't matter who you are, and I'm Guyanese American... I somehow hate the idea of being at family functions when my REAL MOTHER is not there. Afterall, my family, my real...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 12

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    I really need a friend 💔 anyone up to talk?
    QueenDarkHeart QueenDarkHeart 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I don't know what to write here.. some time ago I used to feel do much better when I posted something here..its not even the same anymore..even this place makes feel lonely, just...
    sb3007 sb3007 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    The only reason that I still fighting and not give up this world is my Kids. Love my kids. So much!
    Soloy0 Soloy0 31-35, M Apr 15

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    I feel as though I understand my depression much more. There's more regularity to it, and it seems, to me, to be a lot more 'rational' than my anxiety, if that makes sense?
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F Apr 25

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    This is not fair I can't even be happy that ***** tiffany had to say she wanted me to die.I am so upset because I thought she was my friend but I found out she lied and when I...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think ive hit a point in my depression where theres no getting out. i took my medicine but i cant control it anymore. all i can say is, please pray for me. im having suicide...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yep, and I should be crying and all out depressed. But cutting makes me numb to it. Razor blade my true friend.
    NomadAngel117 NomadAngel117 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do not have PTSD at all, but I just wanted to express my admiration and respect for people who do have to suffer with it. I have friends who have experienced PTSD - not from...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    Do you know what your body and its needs? Many people are not properly educated about a proper diet and vitamin supplements. Your body needs many minerals and nutrients everyday...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    i have been suffering from MD since i was a kid cause my daydreams are way better in my reality. I was shy in school and was bullied. Since I found out about MD I'm trying to fix...
    rchristina rchristina 31-35 3 Responses Apr 5

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    ....Never could I have guessed that I had that... But the more I researched it, the more it made sense. Holy crap... I might just be suffering from maladaptive Daydreaming. Hell...
    jlove987 jlove987 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I hate the fact that I am suffering from MD.Its constantly interfering with my actual life.I prefer to stay in my imaginative world rather than my real world and this is destroying...
    pin97 pin97 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    "For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 14 Responses Apr 24

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    First of all, I want to thank the person who created this group, it's good to not be on your own... I'm grateful that people in this world will listen to me with their attentive...
    anacastlebeach anacastlebeach 13-15 2 Responses Apr 10

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    The day was Sunday July 2012,1 am (In the wee hours drifting into a light sleep)I heard a helpless whimpering of a person.My "relative" a very tall slender man frantically swung...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    does anyone else play the happy role in front of other people and family just so they don't see how much ur hurting and suffering?
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    One year ago today, I got a phone call that ripped my heart out. I felt pain I had never felt before. Even as I took in the news, I was bargaining with God, begging to go back to...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 19

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    I just found out that there is a name for what I thought was my own special kind of crazy. And even if I am crazy it is extremely comforting to know that I am not alone in my...
    availableusername9 availableusername9 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I wish there was an easy way to end my suffering. I often wonder what I've done to deserve to always suffer. I'm tired of the pain. The physical pain, the mental pain and the...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Sadly wifey passed away to cancer under a year ago. i'm living in rented apartment we shared an a little depressing by myself here, especially wkds or when i'm back from work...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have a large collections of 80s music including a box set of CDs that have all the years top hits from 1980-1989.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 13 hrs ago

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    Something is definitely missing from my life...hopefully I will find out what that is sooner rather than later!
    BlackBeauty35 BlackBeauty35 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I am almost 30 and I am a maladaptive daydreamer. For the longest time I'd never heard of this. I had a complete moment of disbelief, thinking,"There's a NAME for it?!" It really...
    theforeverstory theforeverstory 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I am new to this and would like to share my story. 2 months ago i ended my 11 month relationship with my first love, a girl who i considered my world, treasured and adored. i am...
    Amnesiac93 Amnesiac93 18-21, M Apr 8

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