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I Feel Like I Can Never Get Ahead No Matter How Hard I Work

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    Silently Suffering- My Failure

    I wake up in the middle of the night at about 3-4 am having a panic attack about money, bills, intrest rates, how am I going to make enough money? But understand, I didnt go on a shopping spree, I dont have a plasma screen TV, I dont even have new clothes, I wear alot of clothes...
    Mori00 Mori00 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

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    Sometimes, I Wonder What I'm Doing Wrong...why Can't I Get Ahead?

    I've been struggling financially seems like all my adult life. I've had some good jobs at times but with layoffs, business cutting down hours, I've had to work two jobs just to make ends meet, at one point I even had three jobs, but for some reason, I feel like I can never get...
    misssylke misssylke 41-45 Jul 12, 2011

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    Providing it is the actual truth, and you give a damn about my feelings, be truthful and respectful at the time, it is possible.
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