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I Am Suffering From the Economy

This group is for anyone suffering in this tough economic times. 179 People

    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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    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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    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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ Aug 2, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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

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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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    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 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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    I didn't mean to fall in love with him--I just did. He was just a schoolmate back in College. But ever since one of my classmates said that we looked good together, my suffering...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    "Suffering"? No, not really. Clinically depressed, but never feel it. It doesn't make sense. These stupid humans do know what the **** they are talking about.
    JezebelWhitman JezebelWhitman 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I've had depression all my life. Pretty much since the very young age of 9-10 yearsold. It's had its ups and downs. What I mean is, I was able to get it to a manageable level but...
    Machan94 Machan94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I spent seven year of my life with my ex fiancé . I don't believe in sex before marriage he knew that from the beginning I am a virgin he's not he broke up with me a few months...
    dnicebby dnicebby 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I can't get over him. I can't stop thinking about him. I wish I could just forget the past year. Forget him. Forget it all. Erase everything from my memory. Stop feeling...
    Miranda240 Miranda240 26-30, F Dec 9

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    This is the first story I've ever written on this site and likewise my first real experience of heartbreak. The stupid kind, where there are no grand betrayals or the cruel lapse...
    starstarstar58 starstarstar58 18-21, F Nov 19

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    Standing in the center of broken hearts zone.. Yesterday was his birthday, i wish i could be there with him, i wish i could celebrate his day, i wish i was able to greet him on...
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I need to gather my heart, hug myself, heal my pain, and walk away..I want ur love to go away, and I dont feel that pain anymore..I need to teach myself how to forget..how to live...
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F Nov 25

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    just had an armful of smack. about to drift off to the other side. still enormously depressed and self loathing. I wish this would end..
    nodkat nodkat 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    My heart is as a snow crystal, white, pure, glamorous, serene, & yet so fragile..Only a shining sun can make it melt so hard, & only a devil would break it so bad..a shining sun...
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F Nov 27

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    It is getting worse, i dont know how to live normally anymore, im hating all men, im unable to open my heart to anyone else, i even lost my charm, i prefer to stay alone, wasting...
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F Nov 28

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    Should i believe him? He said he still loved me when he broke up with me, he said i wasn't supportive, i was pushy and demanding, that i broke his heart and couldn't bring...
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F Nov 28

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    Proven right. After decades of being called wrong. And meds doing damage. http://youtu.be/vw5lwK9UAY8
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 28

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    i don't feel myself lately, under so much of pressure trying to be perfect trying to please everyone i try my best but my best never seems to be good enough. i just want to be free...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    abused and heart broke, we break up :'(
    rahulgentleman rahulgentleman 22-25, M Dec 1

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    I can see me killing myself one day. And it scares me.
    ClarissaAnn ClarissaAnn 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Love is too selfish..im in love so im selfish..
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F Dec 7

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    My pain button..a memory, a place, a word, a song may turn u on
    SnowCrystall SnowCrystall 26-30, F Dec 7

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    I am so anxious and stressed out, I have no idea how to control this awful feeling. What do I do? I mean, how do you all deal with feeling like there are a million butterflies in...
    JubeJube1231 JubeJube1231 18-21, F Dec 7

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    I have been married two years to my best friend of four years. recently I met someone who stole my heart in a way I never saw coming. I had already planned to leave my husband and...
    jennygirlnov1910 jennygirlnov1910 22-25, F Dec 8

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    Bailing on friends because I just don't feel like socializing. I'm getting bored and sick of some friends. I don't want to meet new people. I don't want to fake smile and fake chit...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I've been suffering from this since I was 8 yrs old. It started with my eyelashes but I quit that by the time I was 10 and around that time I started pulling the hair on my head. I...
    darci0796 darci0796 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I been suffering from chronic pain for 17 years now. I have nerve damage in both legs. Looking to make friends to help each other when we are having bad pain day.
    MrShecter MrShecter 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    More family drama. I guess the holidays just bring out the best. -- I really feel for my brother right now. I know he is a very pragmatic, level headed, non-emotionally brash. He...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Outside looking in I never felt normal I always felt like an orphan My mother was murdered when I was just nine years old the man I called dad never acted like a father he was...
    conservativegirl24 conservativegirl24 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Is someone available to talk? Im recovering from abuse. Still. This is very difficult. I am goin thru suffering. lotta suffering.. :( help?
    amtired amtired 22-25 5 Responses Dec 1

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    And i have been for years... It's so hard, i get so stressen of it all and i get somewhat like panic attacks... It is really suffering, i never thought things like this could hurt...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have come out of my country looking for a job and fortunately i got one after arond 4 days. Presently Iam working in this Company from last 1.7 years. I have been selected as...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I told my mum about my social anxiety. I'm not going to school, school is a place full of judgemental *** holes and so is this stupid house ._. I hate home more than I hate school...
    0Worthless0 0Worthless0 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm running away from home, I have a car and can pick anyone up, so ever is suffering and wants to run with me just message me, I have a small group so it won't be as boring
    11MARK11 11MARK11 16-17 Dec 5

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    I remember it like it was yesterday. my father was killing her. I remember being so afraid when I saw my mom laying on the hardwood floor lifeless. I went for the .22 rifle because...
    dakota762 dakota762 22-25, M Dec 8

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