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I Hate Debt Collectors

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 22, 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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    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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    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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    A funeral and head stone. A wedding reservation for daughter. A busted up front end and windshield needing repaired on the van. Lab work. A home. The debts are stacked against me...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 14 Responses May 7

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    I won! I finally removed the ties that bound me to him.. My ex who was a gambler. It went back and forth for over a year since i wrote my goodbye letter to him. I never sent it...
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    I hate extended family drama!!! My parents asked a stupid favor for me, i didnt ask. And now im responsible?? I will explain latter but... I just hate this
    Liz890 Liz890 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Lol .... I hate when I text someone and they never text back or say sorry babe I wasn't by my phone ... But when you're with them the phone stays in their hands .... Honestly I...
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    I can accept what happened and that I may not remember everything, but what makes me so angry is it's my job to fix it. I'm a tough girl and I won't stop fighting, I'm just so...
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    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I told myself I wasn't going to talk about him on here but I honestly just need to get it all out. I really really really really really F-ing hate him. Just thinking about him...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I hate living with my grandmother because she behaves like the Queen of the family. She will lash out at anyone or anything that annoys her,and it's not hard to annoy her. I long...
    Fuji8672 Fuji8672 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    Everyday my dad shouts at me ,calls me names, says im abusive to my little brother **** this im not at all his child is always on my case i have watched him more then my dad ever...
    iwanttobeafashionesigner iwanttobeafashionesigner 22-25, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    No longer though. Maths was my weakest subject, closely followed by French I think. Sadly for me it meant I could not become a professional engineer or scientist, though over the...
    Perspicares Perspicares 61-65, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Why does it feel like everyone in my family hates me my parents always seem to favour my brothers and my sister but never me I'm starting to fill unwanted because everyday I always...
    Icryeverytime Icryeverytime 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    I hate my job! I'm really thinking about a career change
    gabbithagreat gabbithagreat 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    They say they love me but i know they hate me. Maybe it is my fault. I am not the son they were expecting. I'm just a failure to them. No matter how hard i try to make them proud...
    Jojoboy56 Jojoboy56 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    An hour and a half before I start my shift that doesn't end until 11:30. I don't want to. I don't want to. I DONT WANT TO! But I'll feel good once I just do it and get it over with...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have nothing left and I feel like I just need out. My fake Mother yells at me and beats me every single day and my neighbors all hate me. They congregate with and befriend my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I hate my teeth anyone wanna pull them out
    ILoveToBeTortured ILoveToBeTortured 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Is it normal to absolutely hate how you look in pictures but feel that if someone else takes the picture it looks a lot better? It's just a peeve of mine.
    MikeBrin MikeBrin 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I've posted here before about how my husband kids and I stayed with mil and she was totally horrible to us. she would slam things, get mad when I cooked my kids food, go through...
    yesitsme123 yesitsme123 31-35 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I hate it when a guy wants to meet me, so I do, he says he had a great time & will get together with me again and then stops talking to me. FFS be honest. If you're not interested...
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to die I can't stand living anymore and being told how selfish I am every fcking day. It tears me apart because I spend half of my time caring about other people and put...
    PaintOverItBlack PaintOverItBlack 22-25, F 1 Response 21 mins ago

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    I HATE GOD! What has God ever done for me? I’ve never killed anyone. I’ve never raped anyone. I’ve never robbed a bank or stolen a car. Yeah – I’ve hurt a few...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have to filter myself so much. Online. Through Text. On The Phone. In Person. Always. I have to always be this perfectly driven, successful, smart, courteous, kind, hardworking...
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    I'll be honest. Death seems appetizing. I just can't cope with the self-hatred anymore. I hate the way I look, I hate the way I am, I hate that everyone hates me, I hate that...
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