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I Feel For Everyone Struggling In This Bad Economy

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

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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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    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 16 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I wanted that feeling for so long to the point I just feel numb now, empty and broken yet I don't know why I have this hope inside of me that whispers "maybe someday a person will...
    twilight2929 twilight2929 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This was a very common feeling for me when I've been in a relationship. I just wanted to give up on life because the one person I wanted didn't wanted me and I was always sticking...
    Kadeez Kadeez 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I try to be and do good for everyone. I try to stay kind and calm. I try to give hope and strength to those who need it. I try to make people smile when they're feeling low. I try...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    Quit ******* with my feelings😕 I hate all you fckboys that think it's okay to **** with us females. Don't tell someone you love them if you don't mean it rs I'm sick and...
    KaiyaStacks KaiyaStacks 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    As far as I am concerned everyone is equal and I don't feel like any one person is better than any other person. Regardless of race or gender I feel that everyone is equal and...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I don't really now what I am. I mean I've always grown up thinking that I was straight and that i was going to marry a guy and have kids but lately I've started to think. I had...
    Leannabj25 Leannabj25 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is a long story.... Just before beginning of the school year this year this guy added me on Instagram he was native like me n he lived in the same area I was living in. So I...
    cassie200015 cassie200015 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When you are in the middle of a good experience enjoying, and delighting in the rightness of it . It is easy to feel like this experience because it feels right has some mythical...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    It was like the same painful years of my life, when I used to like someone, or adore someone, but he either likes my friend or my cousin, and I am just like a friend to him. I feel...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its a terrible feeling to be alone. none around you, everyone has rejected you. you can't find someone to tell all your sorrow to. you begin to feel sorry for yourself, and its...
    sadwithasmile sadwithasmile 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Last year I moved an hour away from my hometown because I had graduated and the school taxes were killing my family. I've been really happy in my new home, but I can't shake that...
    WanderingAlienGirl WanderingAlienGirl 18-21, F a week ago

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    I feel bad for what happened to me throughout my life. I am embarrassed of my life and I feel ashamed of myself. It's hard to explain but here goes, I THINK I'm finally through...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    Last night a x girlfriend from a month ago called me crying. Her step dad kicked her out and she wanted to stay here. Well we hit the store I bought a bunch food for her, we had a...
    Justme2103 Justme2103 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    hey people im bedro and im here to try and help. I know how it feels to be struggling, i was once in a situation where things where not going my way and I had problems mounting on...
    bedrohelps bedrohelps 31-35, M Jul 23

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    I was being nosy and looked up an ex. He has a wedding registry this year. I had a feeling he was getting married or was already married. I don't like this ex. So idky i felt so...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I love peole here in ep. You guys make me feel comfortable to speak about how I feel and you understand me like no one else does. ((Hugs for everyone!!))
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    I started crying for no reason. I just became overwhelming depressed. It's as if a wave of sadness splashed over me, flooding the beaches of my mind with its ever-present blueness...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    It feels like I follow him around and annoy the crap out of him. Like a lost puppy. I sit around hoping he'll text me or hoping he'll respond. I want to so bad just leave and get...
    amrosi amrosi 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    we've been friends for years. we've never dated but I thought we both had serious feelings for eachother but apparently they weren't mutual. Now everything has changed and things...
    EarthLorde EarthLorde 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I was with a guy for 7 months. In that time he told me he wanted to spend his future with me. On Valentine's Day he gave me a promise ring. I was head over heels in love with him...
    thisbeautyunknown thisbeautyunknown 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I think it's kinda ****** how someone's willing to come into your life for the second time just to hurt you all over again. why come back when you're not into a commitment? idk, I...
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    People love me or hate me! I am fine with that! I am not everyone's cup of tea! I 100% real and up front all the time. If you cant handle the truth maybe I am not the friend for...
    princessalicia princessalicia 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Personally once someone breaks my heart whether it's cheating or not and if i'm still with that person, feelings are gone, trust is gone completely. it's just lust now.
    badluck3imi badluck3imi 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm just going to babble for a bit. There's no real point to any of this, so I don't think it'll end up coherent. I woke up early with cramps shooting down my legs. Poor...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 2 Responses Jul 21

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    So there is this friend i have, who i go and see whenever i have a weekend off or something. Well we sort of went out for a while, but due to distance it didn't work out so well...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 21

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    i ended the relationship Cause he never seemed to care but hed do things that really showed her did. we broke three times in total and right after the third breakup he got with a...
    IQXX IQXX 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Here is the question, how long can a broken heart be recovered? How long can forget a person who doesn't love you anymore? How long...?
    love7078 love7078 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    What do you do when you have feelings for someone, feelings that are getting stronger every day? What if this person is older? A bad influence? Into drugs? The bad boy/girl your...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I feel I am a bad person. I hate myself.
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I like bringing happiness and joy to this world. I enjoy making people feel good and making them smile even when they don't want too. I am a caring and loving person with a huge...
    jjohnnyboy jjohnnyboy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 18

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    Frfr specially my ex like ugh tf is wrong wit me. I wish i could just stop thinkin bout em
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F Jul 17

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    i am gabri and am 22. i am eritrean living in israel. i have many experience in difficulties in my mind that i didn't accomplish my study.because in israel i don't have right to...
    gabrielmehari22 gabrielmehari22 22-25, M Jul 16

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    //This was only supposed to only be a reply to a post on EP Link . But as I wrote on, I felt I just had to let it all out. Sibling rivalry is universal. I feel my sis is...
    thatguyinIndia thatguyinIndia 18-21 Jul 15

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    I can't say that I'm desperate for a relationship but I also wouldn't say that I've lost any hope. I've just decided to live life and see where I go. it's liberating to accept that...
    jsuggs1217 jsuggs1217 22-25, M Jul 15

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