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I Feel For Everyone Struggling In This Bad Economy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    The Struggle

    It must be really frightening? Not knowing how your going to pay rent, or how your going to provide food for your family. Lets not forget about all the pressure & stress one inherits! My heart go's out to everyone battling through the struggle! 
    BUDWAYNE BUDWAYNE 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2009

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    It's Tough Out There.

    We had an opening at the coffee shop so I put an ad in the local papers help wanted section. Its a 10.00 an hour job for 5 hours a day and 5 days a week We got 250 applications and many were College Graduates, some with masters degrees. When you see those types of people...
    SummerCass SummerCass 41-45, F 15 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    How Bad Is It?

    " The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail. CEO's are now playing miniature golf. Exxon-Mobil laid off 25 Congressmen. Angelina Jolie adopted a child from America. Motel Six won't leave the light on anymore. A picture is now only worth 200 words...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 19, 2011

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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...
    VentNote VentNote 51-55, M Sep 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Heads up not saying I am depressed but lately I've been feeling so unmotivated, quiet, uninterested, giving up and feel like everything is my fault. I just have the urge to not...
    jennifer5006 jennifer5006 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    it kind of feels like everyone leaves me at some point, or they want to but they can't. Recent people i used to call my friends never speak to me anymore, even when I see them...
    tyrannosaurusmess tyrannosaurusmess 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am so in love with my boyfriend of 10 months, Kyle Lucas. I have known him since i was in sixth grade and am currently a senior. He is nineteen and I am seventeen. He was my...
    ikhfkef ikhfkef 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I'm almost always the friend that is strong for everyone else. Everyone comes to me with their issues, and if I can help them through it, I do, if not I support them while they...
    NeonAshes NeonAshes 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm always there for everyone whenever they need me...but the second I need someone it's like I don't matter. I wish I could stop caring about people as much as I do so they could...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    When you begin to feel like everyone is slowly deleting themselves from your life and you are lefted with no one after the things you did for them... leaves you feeling so empty...
    unknowndarkness2001 unknowndarkness2001 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I would like to remind myself when I get sad or lonely and everyone else too. I am more then how he makes me feel. I do NOT need him or any other person who thinks I am not worthy...
    coolusername19 coolusername19 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Despite leaving my partner and safe haven, I am still trying to find a sense of normalcy for the little one. I brought him out to the carnival last night. But it feels like a...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Whether it be good or bad, I feel everything on this earth has value. Why were we put in this world if we are useless? Without evil, there is no good. Without good, there is no...
    RainbowBlaze RainbowBlaze 13-15 1 Response Jan 31

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    I've had social anxiety ever since I was very young. It pretty much began when I started public school in the third grade and kids mistreated me because I was previously home...
    wendybunny wendybunny 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I'm talkative and hyper on a low day lol
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I feel so good & calm when i pray for others ..I pray for peace , prosperity & good health for everyone ..May Almighty give everyone strength to move on in their life & climb over...
    Calmsoul Calmsoul 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I feel that their is someone perfect out there for everyone, and once you find it, you can hold onto it and never let go. I want a guy who is my age (12-15) and will hold me in his...
    Rover661 Rover661 22-25, F Jan 28

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    im lost alone here im breaking no one love me ...........;
    jyjyb jyjyb 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Something that really irritates me that I've been thinking about lately is how rude and judgmental so many people are. I've been in suicide/self-harm/depression/etc. support groups...
    haileeilenenanderson haileeilenenanderson 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    I feel guilty for not functioning like a human being. I haven't left the house in a week. The most I've moved was from my room to the kitchen, and only when my mom screamed my name...
    Sickntiredoflife Sickntiredoflife 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    I'm not sure exactly how to word all this, but I'll do my best. First off I'd like to say that I am the type of person that wants everyone around me to be happy. It's less...
    sweetgem8 sweetgem8 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    Why is everyone dropping like Flys?? I swear something weird is going on πŸ‘ΎπŸ‘½
    Lillyisawesome Lillyisawesome 13-15, F Jan 24

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    Absolutely. Love is important for everyone
    QueenGoddess QueenGoddess 18-21, F Jan 24

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    I go online and I see SO MANY questions about relationships such as "does a girl's weight matter to be attractive?", "how to get someone to like you back?" or "what do guys find...
    SkyouInSpace SkyouInSpace 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    It's a constant thought of mine, the though that I'll be forgotten someday. The worst part is that it's slowly becoming a reality as friends begin to part and exes forget I existed...
    Demifaun Demifaun 16-17, F Jan 23

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    I often think to myself, 'When did everyone disappear from my life?'. It hit me like a blunt strike to the face today that I have almost nobody left in my life that even slightly...
    sleeperstream sleeperstream 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 23

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    Dear dr wilder, I still love you but it's not hurting today as much as it does other days. I still miss you and will probably always love you. You'll always hold a chunk of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    We made each other laugh and enjoyed each other's company. We had chemistry and a natural connection. We didn't have to try at anything, we naturally clicked. We both put effort...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    On here, I'm allowed to vent. I'm allowed to tell you all that, deep down, my soul is riddled with darkness and sadness deeper than anyone in my life could possibly imagine. I've...
    BeyondRepairDeadInside BeyondRepairDeadInside 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Dear D, I refuse to **** the wrong people. Slide my tongue in the wrong mouths. I won't sip one too many drinks or flirt with someone who reminds me of you. No matter how much he...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    Pretty much,though i think i already have..I'm having trouble even doing basic things to take care of myself,my sleeping is pretty ****** up too,going to bed in the afternoon and...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jan 19

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    Dear D, Please don't ever forget our trip to the mountains. The two of us in your beat up wagon driving for 5 hours without even the radio on. All I remember is your voice and...
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Because I always seem to make friends with amazing people, by amazing I mean the are always good looking and such great people and I never know why they want to be friends with me...
    musication19 musication19 13-15, F Jan 18

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    I think everyone is trying to live life the best they can. Trying to find what they're destined for. Everyone falls down, but it's matter of getting back up. It may take time to...
    AngelAmongClouds AngelAmongClouds 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 18

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    Maybe not for everyone but it has to happen, it has to, I know I feel it, but I am only young so I got nothing to go on really but how I feel.
    BrunoAndSammy BrunoAndSammy 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Hi, my name is Anthony and I'm 23. I hate it when I talk to a female and somehow thiings get messed up with in a week or two
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    i still loving him :'( i can't forget him
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Cant wait for the day I feel nothing
    Devinefaith Devinefaith 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Hate when you've put in so much effort into talking to someone and it's still never good enough
    Marlondegnan1 Marlondegnan1 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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