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I Am Suffering From the Economy

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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 70+ Aug 2, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Hi, I'm a 36 year old male, living in Toronto, Canada. I've been suffering from depression/anxiety for 6 years. I have a good job, a good family, and friends. However, none of...
    depressed34 depressed34 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Maybe I'm crazy, maybe I'm young and stupid. So I'm not going to call what we had more than dating. But I've never had such strong feelings for someone... It wasn't to long ago...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F Sep 25

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    Hey.. I'm turning 14 in February of 2015.. And I get that im so young.. And that its 'impossible' to even know what love is (says my mother) but I honestly do. In 2012 I fell in...
    lexi5789 lexi5789 13-15, F Oct 5

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    I don't even know where to begin. I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder 2 years ago and was put on a medication called Viibryd, which is an anti-depressant. It seemed to help at...
    Kacey12206 Kacey12206 22-25, F Oct 10

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    I am 36. I have had insomnia most of my life. I have been bullied, beaten, molested , abused and depressed. I have beaten my depression but not my insomnia. I read that insomnia...
    jamieontherun jamieontherun 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Okay here goes. Recently I have been battling with social services and the police with an on going investigation. This is due to my dad. I don't know what person thinks it right...
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have had depression off & on since I was about 15. It runs in my family. Now my sons are starting to show signs of it.:( The anxiety..I was always a nervous child, but didn't...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I've been in bed almost all week due to the immensely dark cloud that moved in over me after a series of unfruitful job interviews. Today I managed to get out of bed and start a...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Oct 3

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    When you heartbreaks, it breaks your whole being. Nothing remains the same. With the break goes the love and peace you felt with the moments that brought them to you. They shatter...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    what I felt with you was amazing
    6ABEBABE 6ABEBABE 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    what did I do to deserve this ?
    6ABEBABE 6ABEBABE 13-15, M Oct 12

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    I shouldn't have let you go
    6ABEBABE 6ABEBABE 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    When I first thought of heartbreak it was a figure of speech not really real! But you don't know anything about it till you've experienced it The pain i felt was the most horrible...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Rosanne & the Boss
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Is anyone there I'm dealing with heart break plz anyone 😭😭😭😭😭
    Khaleesi1Regan Khaleesi1Regan 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So edgy tonight. Don't want to sleep . Don't want to be awake. Ugh!
    chrissie58 chrissie58 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    The feeling of getting your heart broke is absolutely horrible. There is no drug that can mend or numb the pain because if there was id spend my last dime on it. My ex boyfriend...
    Heartbreakhotel96 Heartbreakhotel96 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The text message forwarded to me from my younger sister Saira was concise and chilling: 'Mum's sent a hit man to kill you,' it read. 'Be careful.' As I read those words, my first...
    BollywoodStar BollywoodStar 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Within the past four years, I have injured my lower back three times. Despite suffering from excruciating pain most of the time, numerous tests have revealed nothing unusual. The...
    Jononymous Jononymous 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    So bad sometimes I can't remember what I did hours or minutes before. I don't know what's wrong with me. I think having little intelligence and suffering from mental illnesses...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    When I was very young, I was a normal, energetic, and happy kid. I consider myself lucky that I can remember that because that happy child was almost completely destroyed by the...
    dynosophical dynosophical 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    My body becomes an island floating in the souls great ocean...ghost ships collide and stars fall from their orbit to vanish in the cold abyss of silent space...I speak in...
    Bluematador Bluematador 46-50, F Sep 27

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    So, let me get this straight some younger man wakes up a person early morning experience like he should have been born a lady and goes to a health care provider to obtain his penis...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I know what it feels like to lose someone to suicide. It feels like your heart has been ripped out. Then it feels numb and you get angry that you can't feel anything. Then you are...
    mritchy mritchy 22-25, M Sep 21

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    Lately, I've refused to take my medication at the onset of a migraine. They've come in waves near daily ranging from mild to severe. Anyway, the meds have they're own repercussions...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Oct 1

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    I care so much about everyone and everything and I'll gladly help with more than enough patience, but I just feel really sad when I give all of my kindness to someone and show them...
    PrincessPolarBear PrincessPolarBear 16-17, F Sep 21

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    Mainly on the days that it rains the pain flairs up and my entire body goes thru so much pain. I've had many accidents and injuries and they are the weakest points. Hips, knees...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F a week ago

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    I have BPD and sometimes I just want to sit down with a friend and discuss how it feels but I just know that I can't do that anymore. And that makes me feel so lonely. And with new...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    and pretend nothing exist. I feel like the more I discover the potential that I have the more problems and suffering come my way. This walk hurts and I feel like I can't keep up...
    XtraORD1nary XtraORD1nary 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The Mermaid Hotel and Club is nestled in an enormous coconut grove together a extend of golden sandy Seashore in Mahawaskaduwa, a cosy fishing village in the city of Kalutara...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    I've started to realise that I am missing having a father figure. I don't know if I ever really had one. I grew up thinking it was illegal or something for fathers to give their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 21

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    You will discover rooms with lounge (or apartments) sleeping either two or four people. The annex creating gives double rooms and one rooms. Both solitary and double rooms have...
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