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I Am Suffering From the Economy

This group is for anyone suffering in this tough economic times. 178 People

    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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    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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ Aug 2, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Sep 11, 2013

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Okay so it seems I don't write enough here, so this will be the start into my world and mind. For the first edition I'd like to talk about a girl from my childhood. This girl was...
    Hoboetic Hoboetic 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    hello I just feel like posting today bout the fact im still very depressed. I have meds for the depression. I takke them I just dont know why or what's wrong.. I feeel okay most...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Hi I'm In my early 30's and I have suffered from HS since 1997. It started in my armpits in which I had a surgery to remove my sweat glands in 2000. I had no more problems under...
    SocialButterfly1980 SocialButterfly1980 31-35, F Jan 8

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I've been battling these along with other mental deficiencies for roughly 25 years now. A number of times in the recent (and distant) past I've just wanted to take my pistol and...
    dirtydan3 dirtydan3 26-30 9 hrs ago

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    The sweet release is what I long for But, how to achieve it is a total different question How, why, where, when are the questions that I'm constantly asked I dunno, I dunno.. I'm...
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou 16-17, F Jan 6

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    Why is it that people 'empathize' with you when you're being FAKE but when you're real no one cares or believes you. When I'm really in no pain at all and feel fine people seem to...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F Jan 7

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    Okay so what do you do when you felt a feeling you have never felt before with someone like love at first sight. You even experience making love for the first time witH this person...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I cannot cope with this, i am itching all over now. I also have a rash on my leg. I am feeling so low now.
    dreamer3214 dreamer3214 22-25, F Jan 9

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    I'm actually at a point where I am content with myself. I'm starting to see some light... A little. I'm doin my thing tryin to stay busy and staying in school. But I lie awake at...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    my parents are always fighting and my siblings are always doing their own thing so please help!
    AishaTimberwolf AishaTimberwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    My Husband fell 8 feet onto a concrete floor injuring his neck as well as his upper and lower back. that was 3 and 1 2 years ago. ever since he can't get around as well as he...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I always seem to put my heart out there for people who can't possibly appreciate it. I am just stupid hopeful sometimes. I am so overwhelmingly sad right now I can't even be a...
    Smilechik Smilechik 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    This is a pretty sensitive topic for me to talk about, a few days ago i realized that i need all the help i can get. I feel like i started daydreaming when i moved here and people...
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My Testimonies are about going to heaven and hearing Jesus' voice! Jesus is real! An in depth description about my testimonies and for the hearing impaired: I will start by...
    LisaWagner LisaWagner 31-35, F Jan 17

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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    And its getting worse, I know people are going through the same thing I am but well.... I made my own fantasy world and I go to it every day its mostly involves anime because I...
    pinkkitten100 pinkkitten100 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    My anxiety and panic attacks got so bad, to the point where it caused a lot of physical problems, such as breathing, swallowing, sleeping, etc. I finally went to see a doctor about...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi i am 15 and i suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. i have been suffering anxiety for 3 years and i have been suffering panic attacks for 5 years and i hate it so much
    cortneylily1990 cortneylily1990 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    These any many other advantages becomes accessible by going off shore. Then the next question arises, about save and where and how you can invest in tax advantaged places.What sort...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Im 40 yrs old and have endometriosis I have been suffering for almost a year I was diagnosed in oct. I also have pre cancer cells on my ultrus the pain is so bad I cant even get...
    lesliedblevins lesliedblevins 36-40, F Jan 3

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    I wouldn't say it's suffering, but it is the worst thing to have. Not trying to trivialize having depression, because I got it too, but I rather have severe but treatable...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Jan 19

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    Diabetes is just one of several quickly growing diseases today in our world. More and more people receive a diabetes diagnosis every day. Whether you are recently diagnosed...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I have my own business and work from my home. I love to work from home because I can remain naked all day long. I work in cosmetic sales and as a writer.
    momwearingblack momwearingblack 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know if this website makes me feel better or worse. So many sad and troubled people in here, just like me (or much worse). I kind of lose hope of feeling better. This is a...
    booky1234 booky1234 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    This is the second night in a row, that on my way home from work, I've wondered what it would feel like to drive off the bridge and into the icy river below. I've been on the same...
    sugarbabysub sugarbabysub 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I recently left everything behind to be with the man I have been in love with since 2005. Being with him is everything I thought I ever wanted.... I have known my now boyfriend...
    andazcutie andazcutie 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Is anybody else from Montreal Quebec?
    CanadiensGirl CanadiensGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I've built a couple hundred from scratch. I worked for a small company in Boise, ID that provided full service IT services to small businesses and companies. I ran the PC repair...
    nogods4me nogods4me 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    Through my channeling, I had the pleasure of meeting Solan, whose name which I looked up meaning 'wisdom', 'spiritual', and 'soul seeker'. He is male, and is about 300 years...
    Chadilsa Chadilsa 13-15, F Jan 11

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    Over the last few months I've been focusing on finding more happiness within my life. Being a believer happiness is at some level a choice and mostly comes from within ones self...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 15

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