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

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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 13 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't have feelings for him, but he'll always have a place in my heart. It kinda kills me because he's been dating someone for the past 7 months and I check on their Facebook...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Some people find joy out of being by themselves and it doesn't necessarily mean they are sick or are deviants. It means they are easily accustomed to being by themselves - fitting...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I love the smell of your flat. I love the smell of your clothes. I love watching you sleep. I love watching you talking to people. I love how you look when you concentrating on...
    ihopethereismoretoit ihopethereismoretoit 22-25, F Aug 4

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    I have a situation going on with a coworker for the past few months now. Each day its getting harder and harder. I am married he is single. Things started off pretty simple. He...
    hprice2323 hprice2323 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I have a friend who I've known for about 3 and a half years now. I've had feelings for her for quite some time, the thing is she was married when I first met her. She is...
    Twitch313 Twitch313 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I feel for the Paleatians who are being used human shields
    ric66runs ric66runs 46-50, M Jul 22

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    there's this guy who broke my heart and I still have feelings for him. can anyone give me advice on how to forget about him completely?
    meguare meguare 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    My ex-boyfriends friends hate me. That's why he left me. But I know he still had feelings for me, I really miss him. What should I do? Go after him or try to move on?
    teenagegirl102 teenagegirl102 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My wife and I are separating after twenty years. Its my idea, she does not want to and she is devastated. I love her very much and its tearing me apart inside and I'm having...
    mohoganyred mohoganyred 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like ..i was never meant to be a mother ...don't get me wrong I believe children are so beautiful and innocent and all I see is good in them! innocent and sweet ...I have 3...
    pinkfloydkitty pinkfloydkitty 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I feel everyone has a feminine and masculine side to them. I feel it's not half n half or anything like that. I just think we all have both of them in us. I feel much more female...
    dev1978 dev1978 36-40, T 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Well of course I do. Whenever they're remotely visible I'm considered fragile or to be over reacting. So I keep them to myself, they're mine after all. Whatever feelings I have...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't like it when people worry about me. It makes me feel weak. :/
    Ashlynnxx Ashlynnxx 13-15, F Aug 11

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    I know its not something I should focus on, but I do. Whenever I talk to someone, I get all embarrassed because I feel like they wouldn't want to look at or talk to someone so ugly...
    leolove4 leolove4 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been doing so since my teenage when i was in school and now i am 33... i have almost forget about my preferences in life, choices i ever made in my life... it has always...
    hemantscorpion hemantscorpion 31-35, M Jul 20

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    Find 2 people who are in a stable, happy relationship which is like the one you aspire to be in. Look at why they are in a relationship. They are not in a relationship because...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm not for very many people. Either you think I'm the most annoying person ever or you stick around long enough to learn to love me :3
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I try my best to fit in with my family but nothing seems 2 work :'(........ at school its the same i changed my whole image just 4 people 2 like me so one day i went as myself and...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    1 week till I see my crush after 2 months of no contact. We are really good friends and I have known her for a year now. But I am nervous if what will happen. I want to stop being...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jul 30

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    The past two months my grandparents have went on 4 vacations without me.. 2 of them were my ideas, but instead of taking me they went with other family and friends not even asking...
    TrentonKemp TrentonKemp 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Its like its getting more and more challenging to have any good feelings about us or for her any longer. The simplest thing she says or does tends to upset me. I really feel no...
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Aug 7

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    So yesterday I find out the guy I thought was my next forever....which I know you guys have seen on my experiences has moved on completely and found himself a new girl....how do I...
    teardrop12 teardrop12 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Im almost 21 and my sister Anna is 18. Ever since we were little we have had a special bond. We have always been super close. but recently i've been looking at her differently. her...
    HannatheBanana93 HannatheBanana93 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its 12 midnight and all im thinking its about her, what could she be doing, is she okay? Is she doing the right things, how is he better than me, its been a year since i lost her...
    mcalderon89 mcalderon89 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    The girl I like went to her home country for a whole month and I missed her so much ,I didn't realize how much I really liked her until we were apart ,she's coming home next week I...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I don't blame them. Even I hate what I've become.
    TheHouseElf TheHouseElf 16-17, F Aug 1

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    I am socially awkward, shy and quiet, but the worse thing is that when I'm not alone and I'm with people I tend to act all happy and excited over the littlest things. No one truly...
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I just don't look as good as she does in those white boots
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45, T Aug 6

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    1. Find a girl 2. If you think she/he likes you it's just your imagination 3. Lay down in fetal position 4. Try not to cry 5. Cry a lot
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Nope. I have a tendency to receive extremely polarized reactions from people. You either love me or you hate my guts.
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Of course. I am finally happy with Adam. Sure he lives 12 hours away, but still. Then, two days ago Tyler texted me. I don't understand him. He broke it off with his girlfriend...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I love you trav more than you will ever know
    pelapink pelapink 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I like two people I am with someone but I have this friend I just met that is really making me second guess my relationship. I don't know what to do
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I miss the old us but **** it. 😔
    Glyskie Glyskie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I wish I didn't though. I hate talking to my ex because we have a great friendship dynamic and then we ruin by flirting and bein ourselves
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Well, of course I still love her... I always will.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today started out alright.. then the call came in... she was in a coma, and in the ICU at the hospital... so... we went to her.. and was told that they were going to take out the...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    "I am constipated. No, not 'constipated with love' (yes, there is such a thing) or 'constipated with stress', but truly constipated. Like bathroom constipated. Everyone I know has...
    CoteofNewLondon CoteofNewLondon 16-17 1 Response Aug 2

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    its different for everyone. what makes you happy? we all try to keep ourselves happy. i keep drifting off again. my mind cant stay on one subject. its suppose to come so much...
    findsomethinginhope findsomethinginhope 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure if I'm just feeling depressed or If I actually am. But I just need to write my feelings and thoughts right now because I can express myself on here and ONLY here...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F Jul 27

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    Well I was at the pool today and I have REALLY big boobs so it looks really awkward in a swimsuit because no matter what kind of swimsuit I wear, they still look big and like they...
    BrightInspiriation BrightInspiriation 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I recently found out that I would not be graduating with my class. I've never been so disappointed in myself my school counselor told me and my mom that I would be wasting my time...
    HouseofDeVil HouseofDeVil 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    † Neighborhood retail store rates may well vary from All those displayed. Goods revealed as obtainable are Ordinarily stocked but inventory degrees can not be certain.$750...
    Tyreexoh Tyreexoh 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago