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I Don't Want to Be Poor Forever

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 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 have always hated kids. If I'm around children I will act civil and just ignore them. If they yell, scream, or cry while in stores, I would leave the store or leave that section...
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    Don't ever pity people who don't want to get married or be in a relationship. And don't ever try to make those people feel bad about themselves just because you're not getting what...
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    When I find a girlfriend, I want my girlfriend to want attention from me, lots of it, but I don't want her to seek attention from anyone else, regardless of reasons. I want her to...
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    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 29

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    Wheresmywayout Wheresmywayout 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Can someone please explain to me who we are being selfish to for not wanting children? Are we being selfish to our non existent husbands/wives who want children? To our non...
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