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I Hate Debt Collectors

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    I Used to Be a Debt Collector...

    But i never yelled at people and threatened to do bad things to them.  I would watch at times how some of my co workers would just annihilate some people's character.  I never saw the reason to yell at the debtors.  I remember having debtors who would send me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    Portfolio Recovery Associates Facade -- And Their Ugly Reality

    Back in 2008 Portfolio Recovery Associates harassed me by telephone for two months. They demanded money, but despite my repeated demands, they would never tell me why they were pestering me. Later I learned that this was because the debt they were harassing me over lay far...
    rockyspikes rockyspikes 41-45 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    Collectors

    I encourage everybody who has been burned by a debt collector to take action. There is a company in Wichita Kansas called United Management Associates and they have developed a nasty reputation. They are taking payments from consumers and in some cases may not be reporting all...
    generallaw generallaw 41-45 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    Having Nothing But Still Trying to Collect.....

    I really, really hate debt collectors......Even though i have either updated my information with them, or they have skip traced me thye already know that I have nothing available.  my boyfriend who is currently deployed has decided that he is going to help pay off almost all...
    rosemaria1520 rosemaria1520 22-25 May 5, 2009

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    Arguing With Strangers Is Fun...

    i have student loans that i can't pay right now. i graduated at the worst possible time of the last decade. we're still in a recession. it's so bad that i've applied at mcdonald's and they didn't even call me back. i went to school for graphic design, but everyone is cutting that...
    CreativeChaos CreativeChaos 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    The Guardian For My Parents

    Basically I am their guardian not really when a unknown caller comes in or a 1-800 number comes in.  I answer the phone if they don't give me enough details i don't let them talk to my parents. Well my parents won't talk to them anyways. Ugh. I rather answer damn poison of a...
    AngelDragon999 AngelDragon999 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    No You Are Not Going To Jail For An Old Payday Loan

    I've had about ten calls in the past couple of days from clients who are victims of a huge scam. People are being called by scammers posing as debt collectors, or prosecutors, or governmental agencies. They are told they owe on an old payday loan and if they don't pay they will...
    AnnDroid7 AnnDroid7 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Collecting From Me When I Have Nothing

    I am frustrated.  Frustrated because, I know I am in debt, but because I was laid off and on top of it, a single parent of two (without child support coming in), I cannot pay back this debt as my finances are stretched thin and can only cover the basic needs of my...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    ...That's Why I Decided to Make a Film About Them

    I really just had enough of debt collectors.  So I hired a production crew, did three months of research, and am currently working on a feature length documentary exposing this industry for their questionable, unethical even illegal tatics. I would like to hear from other...
    rareform rareform 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So, I broke up with my ex and I'm now left with over $10,000 in debt from the loans I took out to do the home improvements in a home that I no longer live in. Is it wrong for me to...
    PinkSugarplum PinkSugarplum 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    "Despite the political rhetoric from both parties and constant agitation of numerous advocacy groups, Nevadans really don’t value education much at all. Consider these facts...
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    Extra Extra is very important that everyone watch this video and read my entire story. if you can relate about anything is this video send me a reply on how you relate to this...
    mrfinancer mrfinancer 41-45, M Jun 30

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    The country’s second largest cellular operator PT XL Axiata (EXCL) has officially started selling a number of its telecommunication towers to pay off part of its debt. The firm...
    lynnhoerner lynnhoerner 22-25, F Jul 6

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    Have been supporting my family (single mom and elder sister) since my early twenties. Have been in gradually increasing and soul-gouging debt for the past 10-12 yrs. Finally...
    sdrew sdrew 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I, I HATE myself. I hate myself so much. I hate myself so much, it's hard for me to explain just how much. I don't think you'll ever be able to comprehend the amount of hatred and...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 10 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I stay up at night thinking about my debt (which is why I am writing now). I have 40,000 in debt including my student loan and I am currently unemployed. My quality of life is...
    AHealingJourney AHealingJourney 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Does anyone hate Fifty Shades of Grey? I do. If it isn't the one dimensional characterization, it's the " Oh my's " or " My inner Goddess". Please feel free to share why you hate...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    This is why people don't send me hate mail on online gaming. Lol. It's a guy by the way, and he kept calling me gay, so, yeah.
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Hubby won't lemme adopt the rabbit I rescued, but I got really attached to it emotionally. He ignores my feelings completely, refuses talk about it, and meanwhile treat me like a...
    sheilahbun sheilahbun 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Absolutly hate my teeth the shape gaps etc my smile looks goofy hate people seeing them I try keep my mouth closed at all times
    selfconscious24 selfconscious24 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Ok so I can't say hate. In my opinion, it requires a lot of love to hate someone. I feel nothing towards her. Maybe pity. When our mother passed away, my sister only cared about...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 31-35, F 40 mins ago

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    Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or idea. Inbox if you need help getting out of debt!
    CarlosWun CarlosWun 18-21, M Jun 28

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    If there was a place where you could save money on things you already buy, manage your money better and get out of debt while making a residual income all in one place would you be...
    CarlosWun CarlosWun 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I do not feel enough for them to muster hate.
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 9 hrs ago

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    I carry both of my parents surnames as does my sister. Our surname is Lattimer-Dukovanic. Lattimer from my Black mother's maiden name and Dukovanic from our Croatian immigrant...
    Bashka91 Bashka91 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I hate everyone believing we can still live and this world everything's ****** were all dead and don't even know it wish I a blade or a bullet
    ShadowWolf190 ShadowWolf190 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 29 my life came crashing down around me about 2mths ago I've been given a bad hand at live so much so that I wish like the rest of my family I was dead but death isn't comming...
    CathyKenney CathyKenney 26-30 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself. I hate myself...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Funny how when you give advice, you actually end up giving yourself advice. I've read some stories on EP and have sought after answersvto my own problems currently in the zone of...
    defconfigueroa defconfigueroa 22-25, M Jun 29

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    Life sucks. I feel like I have no purpose here. I want to die on the floor. If I had acess to a gun, I would be dead. I hate the fact that I can't like myself. I hate that whenever...
    kitkat923 kitkat923 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I just hate GOD its been 3 years 3 years of depression,lonliness,doing everything i hate.....i need a break i just dont want to live anymorei hate my JOB i hate my life i dont like...
    hategod hategod 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I hate my stomach and my thighs. I hate my hair and my teeth. I hate how my clothes look on me. I hate how I talk to people. I hate my personality. I hate that everything gets to...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Ugh. I am gonna hate myself for writing in this experience. But wth. As if I don't 😂😂, well. I hate wanting to eat everything and yet feeling like I don't want to eat...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I hate me. I hate what ive become. I hate when I think of what I could have become and come back to reality. I hate that it seems that I cant have a relationship. I hate the fact...
    w3029790 w3029790 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    You know what I hate? What I really hate? Is when someone tells me nothing's wrong but makes no effort whatsoever to show it. They can just tell me they don't want to talk to me...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F Jul 9

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    How can love and hate be so close but yet so far in definition? I would know considering i love the person i hate most. And i now realize that the only reason i hate him is because...
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I'm new to this experience thing. But The reason I joined is so that I could write about my feelings towards my "dad". Ever since I was little he's really been nothing more than a...
    aloflo aloflo 16-17, F Jul 15

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    I hate being touched over all and I hate when the doctor touches me. I know I should trust her but I freak out. Lately my body has been going to hell and my doc calls every day...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm young I was never raised to hate anything i have a very caring heart I don't have a lot if hate in me so when I say I hate someone with all my hate that's Amazing There are...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I live nearby my cousins houses.. we live in a small neighbourhood consists of few houses... I hate them because they are so mean to me especially these 3 people.. they are toxic...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I have find my slef to be cripple by uglyness and slef hate for everything in the world my exitense is sadden so much to say so little word I'll just kill my self at the age of 21...
    Deathwoodkillhearts Deathwoodkillhearts 22-25 1 Response Jun 24

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    I dont even have a valid reason to hate myself, im actually a really nice person. I wouldnt say ive done anything that evil or inhumane to give myself a reason to hate myself this...
    Emma93 Emma93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    Hah, no. I actually like humans. I joined this group to provide a counter-point to the people who say they hate humans. I hate and fear pollution. I do everything I can to avoid...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M Jul 1

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    I talk about race and sexism a lot because I hate it but that doesn't mean I hate the people that do it I just hate what they do.I don't even think I have the ability to hate. Sure...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F Jul 4

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    It's not that I hate god , i don't even believe in god , I hate the idea of "god" . Me and the love my life never fight about anything but our religious differences , we are on the...
    stevexl stevexl 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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    So I just really need to get this off my chest as it is taboo to mention such things anywhere else! I hate being a stepmom!! Yes I hate it... I didn't say I hate my step kids... I...
    Unleashedmind Unleashedmind 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I really hate my family but spend each day trying to make things better. So long story short but when I was two my mom passed away and my dad played the mom/dad role for many years...
    leek12345 leek12345 22-25, F Jul 9