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I Feel For Everyone Struggling In This Bad Economy

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have been married for 10 years, together for 14. My husband and I have two children together. Almost our entire relationship he has worked two jobs, almost never home and even...
    dragonflydreams dragonflydreams 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I'm starting to have feelings for a co-worker. I know that he would never look at me that way, but I can't help but fall deeper.
    shortstackshell shortstackshell 26-30, F Aug 29

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    The guy that I still have feelings for I use to be scared of saying hi now he stammers a bit saying hi and steals a glance oh if he didn't lead me on it wouldn't be like this :(
    bohemianlife925 bohemianlife925 16-17, F Sep 3

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    There are a couple of reasons. Mainly, a show of emotions is a weakness, and a sign of weakness. That's not necessarily a bad thing – the best way to engender trust is, after...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Your results may vary. Please consult a doctor before discontinuing other medications. Some people experience unusual symptoms, such as fever, tingling in the extremities, heart...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 4

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    I know they don't. Yet sometimes, I get this anxious feeling of being judged and looked down on. At first it was at school, but now it's in my own home too. I'm not that insecure...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I also feel like i dont exist...no one really texts me besides my boss and my parents...my own brother doesnt even call or text me...i feel like i will always be forever alone....
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Being forgotten by the person you care about, man, is there any worst feeling?
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Such strong feelings, like hatred!
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    a boy loves me.he is 5 year's elder than me.before knowing that he loves me i and he is friends.on one april fool,he fool me by telling he loves me.i dn't belive i tell to him to...
    aarcha33 aarcha33 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    it is so heart breaking to deal with but after almost a year of being together i am drifting away. when we first met i was ending my previous relationship and he was a refreshing...
    krazzykay74 krazzykay74 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    A girl i've known for about 4 years now, told me that when we met she had a crush on me. But at the time I had just started dating another girl. I dated that girl for 2 and a half...
    jagart01 jagart01 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    A great man once said, It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it matters only that you love...
    poppagee poppagee 16-17, F Sep 6

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    Lol. I ran across this one by accident but no better way to sum me up. But then who is?
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I could tell you a story about a boy and a girl, A fairy tale starting with "Once Upon a Time", And ending with, "They Lived Happily Ever After". But who was I kidding, Their is...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm camping with my bf like true Canadians! We will see snow in the morning :p gnight :)
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
    pocahontus1311 pocahontus1311 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I need to document this. This is when I start wondering if I'm really bipolar, which I don't want to be. I've been having a serious bout of depression since the end of July. A...
    awolf13 awolf13 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    And the consumer watchdog agrees. In 1994 the Trade Practices Commission1 claimed that sliding scales generate fees that have no bearing on the standard or expense of the service...
    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Staying struggling to go away Hong Kong for the previous 6 months, Johnny And that i ended up Completely ready for a bit of luxurious and time faraway from the city. Just what...
    Wendolynce106 Wendolynce106 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Ok my best friend is a guy he's straight and I'm bi. We have the biggest bromance like when we walk through the halls and he puts his arm around me and almost every day it would he...
    crosscountry007 crosscountry007 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Aug 18

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    Hey, last night I got a dream... In school, I hang out with one of my close friend.. We literally are close and basically tell each other everything. She has girlfriend. I am...
    awolfgirl9 awolfgirl9 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hopeless romantics will like the personal villa accommodation, where you can loosen up with the extremely have garden and pool as a substitute. Adventurous couples may well...
    Deborahyt Deborahyt 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I never thought I would have to search a place where I can share my feelings but trust this is a better place then talking to family and friends where you can't really open up. I...
    meyara meyara 31-35, F Aug 28

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    It is actually pretty horrible. I just dont know what it is!. So there are like 3 cashier girls, within a couple of weeks or so.. where I feel something, and I start thinking...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I feel like everyone is judging me and looking down at me I just want to lock myself in my room listen to music and everything will be ok but it's not my life is not ok I cry when...
    KTRose KTRose 16-17, F Aug 31

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    Ok I know I wrote I was going to bed... But I gotta get this out first so I can go to sleep. It's like word vomit. It's nasty, it's uncomfortable, but once it's out, you feel a lot...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    To be honest I have always been a good girl. Good grades, a good person, always trying to do what I thought was right. But then I met him. Not exactly in the way most people meet...
    rachel13124 rachel13124 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Well.. I do not use Facebook or anything which use my real name in my country.. Firstly Facebook is blocked in my country and even it can be used here ,and I do not wanna use it...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Aug 29

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    I'll start cutting sometime today I don't want to act like a pathetic clown here anymore. Scissors will be my friend, no longer my wrist but my stomach then no one can see it. It...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M Aug 30

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    All I do all day every single freaking day is try to make everyone happy. I live in a house with 8 people! Bills are outrageous, but even though I have a job, because I can't get...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    You see someone everyday. Take part in the same superficial conversation, but have you ever stopped, looked them in the eye and sincerely asked how they are doing? My family has...
    nipplelover43 nipplelover43 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    2years that I have been single( I broke up with my last boyfriend 2years ago) and I don't take a new.Some of my friends have said I am still loving him but I am not. I want to...
    Piyawan Piyawan 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Goodbye everyone ... I'm feeling great to know new good people in your life share with them your experiences,help you,give you advices...I'm so glad ...thanks for everyone who I...
    simplyking simplyking 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I don't know how I did it but I somehow managed to not write any stories over the summer. It was hard to fight the urge because I'm a bit of writer and when ideas come I just want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Australia,Russia,China or maybe even England. I love traveling and one day i hope that i could live in one of these places. I've been to Australia. Once. I've never been to England...
    StellaFlower StellaFlower 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I'm still confused. My wife cheated for 9 months starting in August 2012 (just days before our 10th anniversary). The OG you might as well say is married. So she is not only a...
    Dartanian Dartanian 36-40, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I feel like everyone is moving on in life except me....I'm afraid i'm being left behind and i'm tired of this feeling.
    Mackieboo Mackieboo 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't why. I teach Zumba dancing for free and I don't charge anything but I feel defeated. I want to help my parents more financially and I feel like I'm working for nothing and...
    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I don't know if it's the same for everyone, but when your texting a friend, and they just talk about wanting to talk to someone else, it kinda hurts your feelings.... I don't talk...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I just started a new job. So Now I have 2 jobs running everyday of the week and every weekend. Which is no break. I wanted to try it out... But it's only been week one and i'm...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F Sep 10

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