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I Don't Want to Be Poor Forever

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    Financial Stability

    I don't want to be rich. Just stable. I'd like to have a small house with a yard large enough for a dog and a garden. I'd like to be able to save some money back for emergencies, and buy the basics that I need, like food, clothing, and other necessities. The rest I would use for...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2010

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    Will It Ever Happen?

    I've seen my parent's house slowly falling down around them over the years as plumbing sprouted multiple leaks, caused water damage in the basement, floors came up, chipped and cut your feet. Mom went on strike and refused to do any more cleaning, leaving enough dirt on the...
    warclaw warclaw 22-25, F 9 Responses Dec 26, 2010

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    I'm already 21, I don't want to get old :( I don't want to have wrinkles I want to stay young forever? Is it even normal?
    itachiuchiha07 itachiuchiha07 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    I don't want kids. I never have. Ever since I was a little girl I never played with dolls and I had no interest in being a mother. As I got older, other people and family members...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love my freedom too much to be a father. Once, I dated a girl with a kid and it didn't work out because I couldn't handle fatherhood. I've told my parents before that I don't...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    ALL of my friends say that they wanna have kids when they're 20, I feel like I'm more mature, in this anyways, I don't want to start having kids until 30, or around that, I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My life isn't perfect but I've always managed to be happy even when I was going through bad things. My life has changed a lot in the past year and I feel like I should be happier...
    fairynymph fairynymph 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have been disconnected from the world for a while now and i don't know how to reconnect. I find i am hiding myself away from people just because i don't want to be hurt any more...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Why should I? Too often it is people wanting to sell me something I don't want and lying about it.
    peejaycee peejaycee 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I just want to be numb. I don't want feelings to get in the way. I don't want to get hurt again. I will build a thicker wall, change my door with a steel one, with more locks and...
    pepperdoll pepperdoll 31-35, F Sep 19

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    I don't want to dispense or take advice, I don't want a troll under my bridge, I just wanted to share a {hopefully} common experience- I love the sh#t out of my girlfriend and want...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I have come to the point where I don't want to let people in my life anymore. I can't handle it when they leave me. No on ever stays. My (ex)best friend left me because I was too...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't even feel guilty about not answering the phone when I don't want to, like I do about not answering emails or messages. I guess, as technology has moved on the text has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    just sent my mother to the mental illness ward after 14 years of abuse and neglect, finally I am released from that grasp that was held on for so long. No I do not worry about her...
    vividmemorieslost vividmemorieslost 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't want a typical wedding. Im not a typical bride!
    BabyGirlAtHeart BabyGirlAtHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I'm too ambitious & have things I want to do with my life instead of focusing all my energy into something like a kid for 20 years. Really it's not self-centered because I'd be a...
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I need so much attention, I'll start a group on a really cool premise and then ruin it with my first post. I need sooo much attention that I'll tell you I don't want it for even...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I found someone who I completely connect to. Everything was perfect when we decided to be together after being friends for a couple of years. I knew I had relationship problems...
    Cass1618 Cass1618 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I am so confused right now and I can't tell anyone...I've been best friends with a guy (we'll call him Larry) for about 3 years. Larry is married and has 2 kids; I've always...
    meowmeowkitten meowmeowkitten 31-35, F Sep 5

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    Warning- highly controversial, read with an open mind.. I am not a smart man, nor a rich man, hell, I didn't even finish high school- but like most of us I see through the smoke...
    Shedog99 Shedog99 70+, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    I recently had a fight with a close friend and now she hates me and all the people I knew that knew here hate me now. I am often alone and now my friends who don't even know her...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    I never really wanted kids. It´s just never was plan for my life. Many women see it as a goal for their life to find the "right one" and have a familiy, but I don´t see it this...
    TheUndesired TheUndesired 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    We function in tight partnership with our mother Boston party bus and limo rental providers company - Roman Limousine. Without the trust of its prospects no corporation would...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I always knew I was different from other little girls. I hated baby dolls, I never wanted to play "mommy" and when I heard babies in restaurants screaming their heads off I wanted...
    missbellelettres missbellelettres 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I have been in love with a particular girl for over a year now. We never dated, we were just best friends until she broke my heart when she couldn't accept the fact that I am gay...
    lonleygirl01 lonleygirl01 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    i create enough drama internally in my life i don't need extra from the outside. people want to gossip about rumors at work around me and i try my best to avoid it. i now try...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm not really feeling motivated enough to keep up with the cards I'm being dealt. I don't wanna force myself into the efforts that are demanded of me in life. So if you don't hear...
    v1ol3ntjokz v1ol3ntjokz 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I don't ever want to have kids.
    MeowSaidTheCat MeowSaidTheCat 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I live in a town where teenagers and 20-somethings are offing themselves like it's a new fad. I see what is left behind. The families are left so unbelievably heartbroken that...
    reyna319 reyna319 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    It's super triggering for me, as an anorexic about to try and recover... just... please don't.
    nosouvenirs nosouvenirs 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Bad *chicks* i don't wan no mediocre i won't hit no mediocre
    NicoleGabriella NicoleGabriella 16-17, F Sep 7

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    Having a child is a lifetime commitment. Birth control is available for free or very low cost. If you're not ready to raise a kid and be available to them for at least the next 2...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Being myself doesn't work, I'm too weird for everyone. I don't know what should I be instead.
    ThatAwkwardOne ThatAwkwardOne 16-17, M Sep 12

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    Itunes has given everyone the new U2 album, and it's not that I'm ungrateful or anything, but I don't even really listen to them >.> so yeah, thanks I guess?
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    It seems to be mutual. Society doesn't want me to be a part of it. So whatever, I'll do my own thing. It's okay.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Sep 16

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    So my guy best friend ( the boy i like ) went out to a party last weekend. I couldn't go because i was sick. So anyway after the party had finished he called me when he got home to...
    ruinedminds09 ruinedminds09 13-15, F a week ago

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Don't Leave Zack! :'( There are people who care about you here. You're the best! :)
    BrandonKing14 BrandonKing14 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Twice and i don't think love exist
    Q8Lucifer Q8Lucifer 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to be alone. But I'd rather be alone with you...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M Sep 1

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    Yesterday while sitting in stationary traffic the woman behind suddenly launched her car in to the back of mine... When challenged her reason was that she was changing the music...
    HPage HPage 46-50, M Sep 20

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    I want to just be gone. Some one want to do it together with me?
    Betrbleave Betrbleave 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    When I was young, I wanted to have kids without really thinking about it. I thought it was a part of growing up. You get a job, a girl, a house and kids. The road to happiness...
    HermitKatWan HermitKatWan 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I've never see the phone etiquette rule book, but i can't imagine it requires all incoming calls be answered. We're not obligated to be available 24/7.
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    We just broke up less than a week ago. This month would have been our four year anniversary. I'm dying both inside and out and it's been so hard not to text him or want to see him...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F Sep 9

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