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I Don't Want to Be Poor Forever

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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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    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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    I am so lonely. I've always been lonely, but I don't think I've ever been as much as I am now. I love being alone, but it's because I can't be left alone that it makes me feel...
    BlueRio BlueRio 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    iv never liked kids...even when I was a child other kids were playing with baby dolls and i couldn't stand them...I would rather play with barbies and video games. from the time i...
    phinixmak phinixmak 26-30 Feb 19

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    I know it's a naive wish, but I don't want to be an adult. Honestly, I don't know what I want to be. My sister wanted to drive so much, she counted down the days, but I don't want...
    fighteratheart fighteratheart 13-15, F Feb 22

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    Okay, so there's this guy and we've been friends for a year+ now. He has continually expressed wanting to date me and I have said no A LOT. I value him so much in my life, he's one...
    heidiiscatlady heidiiscatlady 16-17, T 1 Response Feb 5

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    You know what really bothers me? When people ask me why I don't want kids and I tell them it's because I don't like them, they come back with "you were a kid once." Seriously...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 12

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    Yea So I don't want Kids and I don't think so I own an explanation to people why? I mean hell yeah it's my oven and it's my choice whether I want to bake something or not:) I just...
    liftingmind liftingmind 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 13

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    I was sexually abused for years when I was younger. I suffered from severe, suicidal depression when I was at school. I was sexually assaulted by some guys I thought were my...
    PlayingARole PlayingARole 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    No, this group shouldn't be about minors being too stupid to be here, I beg to differ. I don't want minors in here because I don't want dirty people influencing them. Sure, I've...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    My boyfriend and I met last summer through some mutual friends, when I first met him, he was so sweet and nice. I had just gotten out of a really horrible relationship with my ex...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I don't want to know how awesome it was and how great of time you had when we already had plans and you ditched me. Don't tell how great it was when you left me in the car and told...
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I've always known that I don't want children of my own, for multiple reasons I'm not a patient person. I want to live my own life. I don't want to live the life of my children...
    AntiveninKisses AntiveninKisses 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    My girlfriend is moving to Canada for anywhere from 6 to 14 months. I'm unable to go with her due to other commitments. She's super excited, but I really don't want her to go and I...
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M Feb 4

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    Okay let me just start by saying I'm 15 nearly 16 years old. I'm working making my own money, paying my own bills -- and soon will have my licence. Believe me when I say ALL...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I hate being single I don't want to be all alone and sad on Valentine's Day
    kota134567 kota134567 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    love women who prefer to be touched by women. I worship them and don't want to be allowed to touch them. Hope to be taunted and humiliated by them.
    Hermeister Hermeister 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I always said that I would never be this type of person... what am I doing... it's like I have no control over my self anymore. I use to give myself the best advice but now.... I...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I already have 3 kids from my first marriage, a 5 year old boy a I had twin girls last year. My ex cheated on me when I was pregnant so I kicked him out. No my divorce isn't final...
    youreallywanttoknow youreallywanttoknow 26-30, F Feb 17

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    Asked her if she would stay home tonight after being out earlier this week. Told her i need her company after a long, stressful week. Without a pause she says no, she's looking...
    mrdane415 mrdane415 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Yes I don't want to be , to be very specific I actually had gone through quite hard times and feels like I have no heart left for things , so .. If anyone find me jolly or...
    Fatima12 Fatima12 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hate When People Have Children But Don't Want To Be Parents
    goodnites1091 goodnites1091 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's not that I don't enjoy children, especially having been exposed to my best friend's children including his daughter and then being exposed to my cousin's two daughters whom I...
    halfblind79 halfblind79 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    But I know I will be. Every time someone saids they like me or want to be my friend, they always ignore or stop talking to me, or treat me bad. I don't know what I do that makes...
    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F 24 Responses Feb 6

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    Finally,I have succumbed enough courage to write this story.Yes,i believe in unconditional love;love which has no return;love which is beyond barriers ;love which is totally...
    Insatiablelove Insatiablelove 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When I was younger I like the idea of becoming a mother until my nephew became a Father for the first time and his drama mama ex girlfriend keeps calling my mother to babysit so...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F Feb 8

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    What's the point of having any anyway? Having a big belly for like 9 months just for another human being who is going to **** on your face when growing up? Or the perfect husband...
    indiebabe46 indiebabe46 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    Problem with us will always be our ego. We are very sensitive about our manhood and in today's society, the "hunter" is just not needed. Sure, you might ask for something on the...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    No offence, Its not that I think you are dumb or anything, but i just don't. I do not want to talk to people who are underage here. So if you are using a false age in your profile...
    Serveyou100 Serveyou100 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    2/7/2015 It has been 4 years to this month( unsure about the day) and i have not kissed/loved or touched another person until i met Him. I am writing this because i do not want to...
    lovexghoul lovexghoul 36-40, F Feb 8

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    I just want someone that will help me and won't leave. Someone I loved just left we don't talk an im dying I have no one anymore.
    ash0014 ash0014 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Yeah the world today is all about people furthering their own agendas. Makes me want to get off grid. Reconnect with what is real. Get away from all the human bullshit our species...
    Progs13 Progs13 22-25, M Feb 15

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    I can't stand when women act like they don't fart , fuss over their weight and always need to look dolled up for every occassion to the point where it's just ridic. I usually mind...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    We can dance if we want to, we can leave your friends behind Coz' if your friends don't dance and if they don't dance then they're no friends of mine
    DorkyGuy90 DorkyGuy90 22-25, M Feb 18

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    I don't think this place is appropriate for the youngins ...It makes me wonder ...where the phuck f are their parents ?...Geeez ...don't they care about? pizzes me off !
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    It seems to be the general consensus that by the time a man has reached his mid 30's, he is educated, is stable, is well along in a career and has been saving for 10+ years, has...
    SaudadeVirgo SaudadeVirgo 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    Who wants to be single? I know I don't but seems to be my fate. Going on 4 years now. I'm not one to reach out or approach though. Wish meeting people was easy. Till approached...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M a week ago

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    None of them are ganna be fun for you anyways. No, I will not send you ones that are. & don't dare ask me for any extra pics when you have none at all. If you have to hide on a...
    BrokenLady420 BrokenLady420 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I'm tired of all these mombies running around acting like women who aren't reproducing, are the most selfish people on the planet. Exactly how is it selfish to not want kids...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    there's nothing worth it. The world is a disgusting nasty place and I am a disgusting nasty person and I don't have any ambition and hate the banality. Every day is thousands of...
    Reoka Reoka 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Honestly, i should have killed myself 5 years ago. If i had, then a funeral might be covered or something. Right now would be a bad time. My mom couldn't afford it. I really just...
    white701 white701 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    its the weekend where I'm supposed to feeling happy but I'm gonna be forced to eat, and if I don't my parents will suspect! I guess I can survive for 2 days
    lauraa36 lauraa36 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 14