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I Am Suffering From the Economy

This group is for anyone suffering in this tough economic times. 178 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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    DefiantRed DefiantRed 66-70 Aug 2, 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    CPS took my sister and I from my mother. I was 10 months old. We were left at home alone with no caregiver. She was out doing heroine. Statistics say that children between the ages...
    Aimee3 Aimee3 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I Come From a Broken Family Excuses. So many of us have excuses. For those of us who come from broken families, the excuses come easier and more frequently. After all - we were...
    SackersonTheBear SackersonTheBear 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    going to share some stories about my battle with sleep. at the time i am posting this i sleep 3 hrs /day for over 10 yrs with only minor health complications. and, i have not...
    mokele mokele 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    A predator and his prey: Ladies and Gents, please beware or be aware that there are SOME men/women on this website and all over the world who try and prey upon females or males...
    MarieLucie MarieLucie 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, I think I do suffer from this and I really need some advice.. It's like a different place like a story and I don't know why I have or might have this. I guess since I read...
    Elizabeth1123 Elizabeth1123 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    round brush to curl hair How to Howto curl hair with a round brush to achieve soft, sexy, glamorous hair with a wave. Richard Ashforth is the International Creative Director from...
    lhbonoutlets lhbonoutlets 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I just want to forget, all I can do is pray the pain just goes away. I know it doesn't, it'll always hurt... I'll always hurt. I fake smiles, I hate faking it but I don't know how...
    flossy24 flossy24 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's so surreal to be here in the States. I wake up every day and pinch myself. Both insecure. Both running for it. Together we do this well but every time he leaves to carry...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello, I'm looking for some guidance but also trying to give a heads up of sorts to us ladies who give our hearts to the men who join the Marines. I had been with my boyfriend for...
    lmoore12 lmoore12 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am so depressed. I don't know how to be happy. Things that should make me happy dont. Sometimes I find brief happiness but it never last long enough. The negative thoughts start...
    KunFuZed KunFuZed 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    , I know suffering, and will know suffering for the rest of my life. It is inevitably part of this human experience. But I think a lot of my suffering comes from the fear of...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M a week ago

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    My whole family from my mother's side is broken. Everyone of them. Out of all my mother's 4 siblings, all of them have suffered, including her. I honestly think it's just like a...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    my family is not as bad as others,but here we go,to start off I a 12 yr old girl, I'm a extrovert,I'm popular and strong. it all started when my mom was 25,she thought she really...
    Superwoman123456 Superwoman123456 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm always suffering from this stuff
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I've been watchin' you from afar, for as long as I can remember You are all a real man can need and ever ask for this is love this is more than a crush It was Harlem at the Rucker...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    CHRISTIANS: I have struggled lifelong with depression, Even today as I try back in touch with God just recently. I'm happy to find God and I would give up a lot for him. However, I...
    zachlabodz zachlabodz 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    YO QUIERO TACO BELL ........ REALLY ? I was reading some comments on Spanish food the other day and this is what I posted because I find it amusing to see how people mistakenly...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Well.. this didn't went as expected.. It all started out so damn well. 2 days ago I was going to my very first dance festival by bus. DefQon 1. A heavy electronic music festival...
    ChocolateMountain ChocolateMountain 18-21, M Jun 21

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    After all taken from me, I had friends. Few friends. Women, many one or two men. True Friends. Last 5 years I was sorta regular at my Congressional. Specially on the Month of...
    shemalequeendirt shemalequeendirt 41-45, F Jun 19

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    my dad is at the end stages of hepatic cancer ,we discovered that too late ,i know he is suffering much but he can't stop blaming us psychologically I don't know what I supposed...
    cindrella15oo cindrella15oo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Found this site randomly while browsing the internet in a depressed bout. Not sure what I'm expecting, I've sort of given up on the belief that human decency is even a real thing...
    Whitespark Whitespark 22-25, M Jun 19

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    My experience of Jesus, and of God, started off with a bang and created a journey to faith for me. I was raised Catholic, but nominally so. We went to Mass, received the sacraments...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    That is why when someone messages me here (or if I message someone) I take time to reply. I want to be social but I get anxiety just getting a message, that's why I'm not on here...
    catsandmusic13 catsandmusic13 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I just pushed away the only person who has ever cared about me. I love my bff she has always been there for me and she knows all my secrets, but im only getting worst and if one...
    Janimisha94 Janimisha94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I am so tired of living my life it's so pointless I don't know my purpose in life why did God make he wasted his time making me I feel like the wrong person was put in my life now...
    dnicebby dnicebby 22-25, F Jun 16

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    I saw my father today in his Dolly Madison truck parked outside a Quick Trip. I was at the corner stoplight driving my Para Transit bus, and deciding it was too spiritual to walk...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I had been diagnosed with bulimia nervosa , and I have relapsed a few times .there have been days where I have thrown up more than a 100 times , sometimes out of anger without any...
    lauraknightsoto lauraknightsoto 18-21, F Jun 14

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    I am from Muscat, Oman and looking for girl/women to make friendship and lot more. I am single and i need partner from Muscat. If you are from Muscat, Oman message me. don't see my...
    funinoman funinoman 26-30, M Jun 14