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I Feel For Everyone Struggling In This Bad Economy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    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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    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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    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 only thought about it today, I know I definitely love a guy but I can't have him, but there's this other guy I will see soon I about a month and I got an image in my head of...
    kieran456 kieran456 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    So I lived 5min away from this guy, we spoke everyday for a year.. Crazily enough we never met up, because I was too scared and have massive anxiety etc.. So we never met but I'm...
    dontkillmyvibe17 dontkillmyvibe17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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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 3 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 3 Responses a week ago

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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 2 hrs ago

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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 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 1 day 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 always feel as if my family wants the best of me and wants me to be how they define the word "perfect". I'm always being told how disappointed people are of me and how they...
    WalkingSadness WalkingSadness 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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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 a week ago

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    I can't help feeling like I let true love slip away. I have a boyfriend, but about a year ago someone else come into my life and he turned it upside down. He started working with...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    My had my first real boyfriend not so long ago, we dated for half a year and then his mother said we couldn't be together anymore because I was distracting him from school. I was...
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    And he screwed me over :( we've been seeing eachother for about 4 months and I decided I should look at his phone just once to see if I could trust him. Well it's a good thing I...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm really started liking this guy, but it's going no where! I wanna keep talking to him but I feel like it's just hurting me :(
    Pawes Pawes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I was totally in love with this one guy thinking we would last forever. He was very religious and turns out I guess god told him to stop. So then our relationship ended and he...
    Sparklefuck Sparklefuck 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I dated this guy my junior/senior year of high school. He was always super sweet and of course very cute. I was an idiot and broke it off because of something's people were saying...
    PierceTheOvercastKid PierceTheOvercastKid 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My boyfriends a **** !! Let's me down for my birthday and doesn't understand that he's upset me says I'm being childish. Okay yeah it's a concert he said he would pay for a ticket...
    Butterflyfairy23 Butterflyfairy23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I married then cheated on him then we divorced then 3 years later remarried & now we have 2 small children. I recently met up w a former lover who I should have stayed with in the...
    HisAndrea HisAndrea 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    He is my ex and we've been on the friend zone for a while... It's fun how we talk about old days and everything. And when I think about him I miss him so so much. But I guess that...
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F Jul 11

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    Well it's all started when he randomly snap chatted me one day. I didn't know who he was but in the photo he looked cute so I replied. We continued sending pictures and talking and...
    imtoomuch imtoomuch 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Lol. Lmao. Too many for too many. Its a curse.
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 14

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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 2 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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    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 5 days ago

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    Dated a guy 4 1/2 years ago we been friends since we broke up we stop talking because he was hitting on me while in a relationship so I decided to send all our text message to his...
    chardia chardia 18-21, F Jul 11

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    He took me on a surprise date to cavalia odysseo.. It was the most amazing thing I've ever seen, he definitely won me over with this :) asked me to be his girlfriend afterwards and...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I thought i am strong w/o her, I know it is painfull but i didnt expected that this pain is so hard to bare. I miss her, I still love her, so hard to breath whenever she flash...
    Kram978 Kram978 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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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 2 Responses a week 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 21 hrs ago

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    Sometimes the girl who has been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for her.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am a 29 years old single woman who is struggling to identify my desire in life. There are so many things going on in my mind that I am just so glad I have discovered this...
    zeilek zeilek 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I am the type of person who is always there for others. I always take everyones feelings into confederation before my own. I will not tell people that I'm upset or my feelings are...
    overwhelmedandexhausted overwhelmedandexhausted 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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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...
    Littlewallflowerx Littlewallflowerx 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes it just really sucks not having someone by your side and to support you. Not saying its has to be a boyfriend it could even be a friend or family member whatever. But...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 14

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    So there's this girl in my class and everyone doesn't seam to like her but I feel very drawn to talk to her I feel like everyone around her just sits around and judges her weird...
    VaidaV VaidaV 18-21, F Jul 2

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    This is a long one so bear with me.... It started around November 2011. There were three of us that became very good friends Billy, Amy and me. We just clicked.....I was the...
    Daisy555 Daisy555 41-45, F Jul 19

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    I didnt know how badly I affected them. My dad worked hard everyday in order to take care of my mom and I. He worked very hard for several decades. And there I was as a little kid...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 21

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