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I Feel For Everyone Struggling In This Bad Economy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    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 15 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    I'm always thinking about different realities about how if I looked better, if I had money, if I were more sociable, different ways to be better, I'm so caught up in my own...
    StevenMaione StevenMaione 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    This is why I have ******* trust issues one minute you're telling me a bunch of bulllshit about how you care but you're saying exactly the same **** to another female. I'm so done
    KaiyaStacks KaiyaStacks 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My Meyers-Briggs personality profile is ISFJ and I often find myself feeling used by others. I am very compassionate and go out of my way to help friends and family. As I grow...
    OML1971 OML1971 41-45 2 days ago

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    okay this might sound stupid or whatever but I really need advice and help. I'm a 13 y/o girl and I recently starting liking another girl named rachel a lot. this is going to sound...
    cadoh28 cadoh28 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I just get the dreadful feeling that everyone hates me, I feel like they all are ignoring me or if they listen to me it's just them taking pity on me. I don't know why I feel this...
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I'm righting in this group a bit too much nowadays. But I guess that's the bottom line, I feel hopeless. Everyone is fighting around me a lot nowadays and I just don't know...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My parents are divorced for almost 12 Years now. The reason for their divorce is that my father is a very unpredictibal person. One moment he jokes around the other moment he...
    theBoringFriend theBoringFriend 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I ain't going to be your dream friend if you want me to always be on your side. I can't not share my voice on something when I've a fully formed experience around something you...
    ASMRLegion ASMRLegion 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    why life is so hard ? how many more days like this ? every time I am trying to be positive and motivated ,someone will be there to hurt and hit me hard !!
    Penpaaal Penpaaal 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    An old memory just came back to me.... I had a fight with my best friend in high school and we never really spoke after that fight. I was in the school newspaper office on the...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My eyeballs are drowning in their sockets Tissues are spilling out of my pockets My heart has a burn My stomach has a churn And if I had a gun, I would c*o*c*k it.
    Lilcuppa Lilcuppa 70+, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    They say it's a river, that circles the earth A beam of light shining to the edge of the universe It conquers all, it changes everything They say it's a blessing, they say it's a...
    nalbyan nalbyan 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Okay. So there is this guy that I've had a crush on like forever. He is the total opposite of me though. I'm girly and innocent while he's a tough guy who has done some bad things...
    Hannahchristie Hannahchristie 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    I don't do anything for me. I just looked and there is only three things this month. I when shopping and get tools, now they are the company's. I fix a tool, that is the best...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M Aug 23

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    I have one social site where i started to spend time more often. Some days ago i added there a guy who lives far away from me. I wrote him messages just about the places we live...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Both of my parents were first in their family to attend college and had high expectations for me to finish. I've been in school for five years and have yet to choose what I want. I...
    breezeee12 breezeee12 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I bite my nails. I know, it sounds gross. But I only do it when I'm nervous or feeling anxious. Everyone tells me I have such beautiful nails so when k tell them I bite them or...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I have one really good friend but o feel like she doesn't understand what I'm feeling or going through. I need someone to be my rock instead of me being theirs. I want a best...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Now with all the changes on this website it has left all of us even more vulnerable and exposed to the word than ever before on here. It is almost like they want us all to be...
    Itsonlyapapermoon Itsonlyapapermoon 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Don't worry, it happens no more but for the longest time I did. The guy is dead to me. We were together for a grand total of 6 months and from the beginning it was attacks so yeah...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Ok. Here goes. I. Don't. Like. Being. Me. I hate everything about me. I hate my physical me and I hate my mental me. The only reason I'm still alive is because I would rather...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 15

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    its good to spread happiness all around, one can also derive happiness by seeing a smile on others face. i do agree that one need to live for himself/herself as well, but also one...
    ShantanuD ShantanuD 26-30, M Aug 14

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    My dreams have a way of telling me things. I have alot of scary ones but I have some good ones too. I feel like childhood dream of going to visit my dad in prison and then everyone...
    cjsewall cjsewall 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I tend to do everything that benefits my children. I will sacrifice happiness to ensure their happiness. It's bad, I know, but that's how I live. I would love for all of us to be...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have always been the care taker in the family; I am the youngest of 4. When my parents divorced my siblings went to live with my father and I stayed and took care on a mentally...
    roxyrolls roxyrolls 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I used to, and in those days I had what I wanted. Now I'm more concerned about myself and my life, I have nothing at all.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Aug 13

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    Why do I do this? I think it is my turn. Shouldn't I get to be happy. I always say I am going to quit being everyone's door mat and start taking care of myself but it is hard...
    Nikolasmom Nikolasmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    but not by choice but rather for a lack of choice.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M Aug 13

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    So today my close friend didn't come to school, and me and her both have a history with this guy. I wasn't able to forget about him for a couple years until me and my friend told...
    CatCuddles CatCuddles 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Normally I awkwardly make my way from the mens underwear department over to the boys underwear section. I feel like everyone is watching me buy some boys size trunks and briefs...
    Mattluvsbonds Mattluvsbonds 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I have fed mouths that have talked **** back to me. I have wiped away tears from the faces that caused mine. I have picked up people that have put me down and kicked me while I was...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I want to protect vulnerable people from predatory behavior on sites like this. Want to help me? Let's chat!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 12

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    When you are there for everyone else and there is nobody for you:/ You just become invisible:(
    Eva88XOXO Eva88XOXO 13-15, F Aug 12

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    iwas just blocked again for doing nothing but what the person wanted me to do (send a pic of my face0 and i said nothing bad nor did he say anything bad. it was going well, then he...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 7 Responses Aug 12

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    Ughhh how to tell your best friend u like her 💕😖
    LoveEverMore LoveEverMore 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    A person's creative ability may not see the light of the day if they do not have a systematic approach.
    saurabh369 saurabh369 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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