I Am Very Scared About Becoming Homeless

For those of us who've been there--or fear being there 185 People

    Stop The World , I Want To Get Off

    I don't know what to do, there's nothing i can do. My entire world is crashing before me. I was alright with everything..I finally made progress, I was going to make it. Now my parents have lost their jobs and there's nothing i can do. The job's in my area have dried up and the...
    RocketBastard RocketBastard
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2013

    The Drumming Terror

    There is a fear in me. A terror. A silent cloud, looming on the horizon. It beats with a mighty thunder, a drum in my skull. Drumming for the march. And the drum beats on, leading me forward. Like dusk... The night is inevitable. My life, though was not perfect, was good. I...
    EastStar EastStar
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2009

    i look for a a Home : a forest,

    fields, a house, villa, swimming pool, veranda, manor, castle, cottage, haussmanian, victorian flat, duplex, buildings, hotel , palace, casino, harem, in a nice place like French Riviera, Paris ( tout arrondissement, banlieue ), Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, London, NYC, Miami...
    steack2 steack2
    41-45, M
    Apr 23, 2014


    I live in a one bedroom apartment with 2 other people and because of the economy we are losing this apartment. Thats alright because we thought we found this perfect house and We all just got great jobs and are making far more than enough money to afford it, but I havent got paid...
    keepsake84 keepsake84
    3 Responses Nov 1, 2011

    We Have 10 Days To Move

    My husband lost his job back in June and we haven't been able pay our rent. We made a deal with our landlord and we were OK for awhile and we are totally drowning now. He has been great, but we just can't afford to live in our house anymore. I work full time and go to school...
    EsmeAurora EsmeAurora
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2011

    Getting Prepared For It.

    I don't know how else to say this, but I'm scared I'm going to be homeless soon. The circumstances that may have lead to this do not include drug addiction, I don't think I'm an unlikeable person, I don't believe I'm mentally retarded or disabled in any way, I'm not ugly and...
    Explodey Explodey
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2010

    Scared To Death!!!

         Being homeless scares me out of my wits! Being homeless with my 8 year old daughter terrifies me!! I'm in a situation with neighbors that could just possibly do that. They own the land my brother is leasing. They want me off and have threatened to cut...
    MorningEcho MorningEcho
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Feb 20, 2010

    I'm Wishing For A Miracle

    For those of you who don't know, me and my husband split up in September. He refused to pay for the mortgage and forced me to sell the house before we lost it to repossession. He's a controlling ******* and an abusive alcoholic so it's a small blessing to cut another tie from him...
    Bleed Bleed
    31-35, F
    33 Responses Mar 9, 2011

    So Scared That My Family Might Lose Everything And Be Homeless Soon.

    Early this week, my husband and I traded in our paid off car for a newer one. We were so exciting that things were finally coming together for us until 3 days later, my husband calls on his way home from work to tell me he was just fired. My world is now shattered. We have a 2 a...
    katemanning3 katemanning3
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Sep 27, 2010

    I'M Scared.

    I don't know why really. I know that i am going to make it through this.. but still i am afraid. I've never had a good relationship with my parents. Well actually.. i've never has a good relationship with anyone. Mostly because i am the type of girl that when ever she sees...
    Lalaland0 Lalaland0
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

    Fukushima And Beyond A Nuclear Disaster

    It's beyond comprehension that anyone with a high school education would consider nuclear power plants safe after Chernobyl. Now, following the disaster at fukushima on 3-11-11, the paid clappers for this industry still give us the thumbs up on safety issues. I do not have...
    CaliGal CaliGal
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2012

    Ive Got A Hail Mary Pass Next Week In Austin.

    I am trashing everything except my clothes, my laptop and my cell phone which is paid up till next month. Austin has a lot of help for the homeless. I can take a shower there at 6:45. I have a car but its been having problems. I have to take my cat to its mother and I really...
    hforbess hforbess
    Oct 24, 2012

    Lonely City

    i sit here all alone ..cooped up in a room ..feeling uncomfortable ..its freezing cold ...am free loading i guess ....not about to claim for housing benefit on a room in house thats like living with steptoe and son ......how clean is your house kim and aggie women would be in...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    Dec 2, 2013

    Inevitably Homeless

    So managed to put myself through university and graduated and now the only thing I have to face is homelessness. Can't go home because I dont have a family as such to go home to. All my friends do though and have migrated back to their homes, back to where they came from. Been...
    whowhere whowhere
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2009

    i dont wanna be homeless.

    I have a health condition that can be fixed if i have extra cash. Its just low testosterone, but it can make you weak and tired easily if not addressed. I wen to college in the wrong fields i guess, but noone told me this. Im going to college now for accounting. I have a...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jun 28, 2015

    Need some positive encouragement..

    I'm   very  scared. I don't know yet whether I would be accepted as a homeless person according to the stupid rules. I will have to just go and try again and see what I can do. I have got used to being turned away, or argued with until I cry and then turned away. =/ I gave-up...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    9 Responses Dec 24, 2010

    I Have Two Kids And Am Terrified Of This! But I Found A Way .....

    Need Extra Money and Love Helping Others? After my most recent denial from disability I decided I needed a new avenue for income fast, but being a mother of two I couldn't afford a SCAM! I reconnected with an old friend and she told me of a job and a company that could save my...
    ImmortalCho ImmortalCho
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2013

    Well,Just Two Short Months Ago I Lost My

    Mother(Tues12/21/15) To Be Exact.After The Split Up Of My Two Son's Mother and I,I Had Absolutely Nowhere To Go Other Than Back To Mom's House.Over The Years I Worked In Low Paying Jobs and Having Taxes and Child Support Payments Withdrawn From Each Paycheck.There Was Never...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    I don't feel capable of sustaining a stable

    successful life. I'm certain at some point of my life, I'll be homeless.
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 18, 2016

    I've had epilepsy my entire life

    and it was never diagnosed until this month. Now suddenly I can't work, can't drive, and have no where to live and no way to pay the rent. Every day is a constant battle between trying to use my time wisely to find answers, and consistently having to face the fact that I just...
    AlexWasp AlexWasp
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2015

    I Am Very Scared About Becoming Homeless,

    After My Children's Mother and I (I Am An Person W/A Disability,And Am Constantly Denied Benefits)Split Up.I Was Forced To Move Back In With My Mother,In Who Was An Heart Patient.Tuesday December 21st. My Mother Past Away,and There's Absolutely No Way That I Can Pay The Rent...
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 17, 2016

    I am about to become homeless.

    I never been so desperate, worried. I have been living with my mother for awhile now, taking care of her, as her health has been declining. Now, she is going to a long term nursing facility, as she is very ill, and I don't even know how much time she has left. It's so difficult...
    CoolDude2244 CoolDude2244
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    I'm Facing Homelessness With My 2 Children

    i have never been so scared before. i have lived in this property for 2 years with my 2 children. i am recently a single mother and now my landlord has given me 2 months notice for no reason. i have never been late on rent and have always stuck to my tenancy agreement. i am now...
    sianny sianny
    1 Response Jul 12, 2012

    Proof That Americans Do Not See the Homeless As Human!

    For anyone that doesn't understand the reality of homelessness in American--mainly how so-called civilized people treat those less fortunate than them, here's the reality, the concrete proof! God bless America? Ha! I don't think so! Too many Americans simply lack the...
    whovian whovian
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Mar 19, 2007

    Don't Want To Be Homeless

    Right now I am living with my mother and family, in a ******, shameful apartment. I sleep on the couch that often smells of cat ****. I have not been able to live on my own successfully for years. I have gotten apartments and then just broke the lease and moved out of them. I...
    walkingon walkingon
    1 Response Aug 7, 2012

    Feeling Hopeless

    My husband and I have six children. We have both worked all of our lives however I left my job back in March because of childcare issues and at the time my husband made enough to cover our bills. Then on June 15th of this year my husband was laid off from his job but was only...
    momma2six momma2six
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

    Still Scared

    Things are just going from bad to worse. First I lose my disability, then the govt. says they overpaid me three month's worth of checks--to the 689 dollars each! Today it was announced that my work hours will be drastically cut. And tonight, I got a notice in the mail...
    whovian whovian
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Mar 28, 2007

    Scared To Death

    I just found out that we are going to be loosing a big chunk of our income.I'm not afraid for myself but for my husband.He had a massive stroke in 2003.He only has the use of his rt. arm,but now social security says he is not entitled to his benefits.we are barely scraping by .I...
    bigmama1 bigmama1
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    i think it will happen to me again very soon

    being homeless ...im struggling very badly..my extreme depression state is slowly destroying me...i wish just for a day to have a free mind about random thoughts..its been a long few months
    LegendBattles LegendBattles
    31-35, M
    Aug 23, 2015

    I Don't Know Where To Turn...

    This is one of those fears that I never dreamed would be a reality. I wish I knew what to do, or that I had the money or resources to fix this before it's too late. But I don't have a clue, or any money to spare. I have $12 in my bank account. My mother has less than $100. We're...
    DarkAngelK DarkAngelK
    22-25, T
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2011

    My Worst Fear

    Last night, I found out that I may lose a huge chunk of my already very low income. I'm very frightened. My worst fear on this earth is being homeless. I am already very much physically alone--in the sense of the only daily companionship I have is my three cats. The only two...
    whovian whovian
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Mar 15, 2007

    My two kids and I are going to a homeless

    shelter on Friday ... It's scares me a bit ... This is not the first time I have experienced going to a homeless shelter ... They did help me a lot 4 years ago ... The only thing I fear is that since the homelessness has increased it might not be how I experienced it before...
    bklyngirl2014 bklyngirl2014
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2014

    Husband soon losing job

    and he been applying but no one hiring. We have elderly dog and diabetic cat and could never part with. None of my family can help and he has no family. Very scary and how one minute life going good and living middle class life to having nothing soon. If he can't get hired...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 29, 2016

    Afraid of Homelessness

    My family makes good money. But I'm just scared that somehow we're going to spent it all and we're going to go broke. I'm also scared that like once I'm older and out of college and living in an apartment something that I won't be able to pay the amount that will be needed to pay...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine
    18-21, F
    Feb 17, 2008

    My husband, myself and our unborn son are about

    to become homeless. We were renting a home with my best friend of 10 years and her boyfriend, but they did not pay their part of the rent so we were all evicted. The boyfriend kept paying with bad checks and the rental agency never called my husband or I to tell us how late the...
    Cheesesticksareforever Cheesesticksareforever
    1 Response Feb 13, 2014

    Suddenly Jobless

    After 8 years of working my butt off for a company, and I worked HARD, believe me, they fired me in order to "clean out" the department and bring in younger folks. It took them almost of a year of setting me up, but they finally did it. "At will employment" means they can do...
    ColoGrama ColoGrama
    56-60, F
    Sep 12, 2010

    And Going Crazy

    I ****** up again and am dropping out of university the second time. I don’t think my parents will understand and tolerate this nor do I see any dignity in continuing this convenient, lazy lifestyle in this house and thus I will boot myself out. It’s the least I can do. I...
    SirMugatu SirMugatu
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 18, 2011


    Ever since i was little i've had nightmares about being homeless. They are very scary. In the nightmare i would go home and my parents wouldn't recognize me. Then i would go to the houses of people in my family and they wouldn't recognize me eighter. I felt so isolated.
    killthejill killthejill
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2007
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