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I Am Suffering From the Economy

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

    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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    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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    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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    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 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 18-21, F 1 Response May 27, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    To those suffering with suicidal thoughts!!! *NOTE * (This is written from a spiritual point of view NOT religious though) Author had a near death experience to give an idea of...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I m having no a hard time dealing with My thoughts of humanity itself, I look around me at what humans have created and can t help thinking I m just an insignificant part of this...
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    The worst time when I'm depressed I usually not myself I can't survive without Bella my Labrador Retriever I got Bella for my twenty third birthday back in two thousand and twelve...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello. I am 25 and a full time student suffering from fibromyalgia. Some days I find it difficult to go to uni because of it. People keep telling me I'm too young for something...
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    I'm waiting on more tests to rule out some other things but I think I have endometriosis based off my symptoms. I get bad stomach pain normally all day. It's made worse by eating...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    This post is an important part of my personal development and my good health. This message I intend for my father, my mother and all religious authorities who have played...
    allalie allalie 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    I just find myself alone in my room way too many times. First I was mad at my mom, but now I'm not as upset with her but I prefer to be in my room and just isolate myself from my...
    SilentScream0327 SilentScream0327 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I just find myself alone in my room way too many times. First I was mad at my mom, but now I'm not as upset with her but I prefer to be in my room and just isolate myself from my...
    SilentScream0327 SilentScream0327 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I know people look down on tumblr as a cesspool of hyper reactive "social justice warriors", feminists with an axe to grind and rabid fangirls but if you stay away from that other...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My mother and father split when I was 3 years old (I'm 42 now). In those days there was little one could do about child custody and in lieu of support payments my mother moved my...
    chevyjase chevyjase 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is just an update to my other stories. I've gone for a walk today and had to be afraid, but not too much. I drank Ibuprofen before I'd gone, that circulated throughout my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know where Uwais has gone but I do know he took me with it. I feel as though I've dissappeared even though I can be seen. You've taken my soul with you. My breath feels...
    passingby123 passingby123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    My name is Nawaf, 24 yo, 5''7 ft (171 cm) and I'm new here I like to help people with their insecurities, cheer them up and boost their self esteem, because I don't have anyone to...
    Nawaf1991 Nawaf1991 22-25, M Aug 23

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    ... nothing really to say...
    MyLifeAsCharlie MyLifeAsCharlie 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Major depression, moderate anxiety and schizophrenia have affected my life since I was age six. I recently started a tumblr blog writing about how coping and suffering with these...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I have been suffering from depression for quite some time, months or more. Pain has a lot to do with it, but so does circumstance. I am continually tired, and unable to function...
    Glennr67 Glennr67 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Just found out he was definitely seeing someone else while he was still sleeping with me. I'd like to throw up but he's not really worth that kind of a reaction. I haven't spoken...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I had freshly turned 18 and was with some friends on omegle. I was in the background so you could only see half of my face. My two friends were in the camera talking to people...
    TherealOG TherealOG 18-21, M Aug 17

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    Dear, After our day today at that one place, I've felt something a little different. Sure we don't date anymore, and haven't in about 3 years (excluding the hookups). But today...
    Fretboard225 Fretboard225 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I don't feel well....sick sick sick
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