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I Have Been Homeless and Lived In a Homless Shelter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    I Value These People Who Help Us

    Housing Associations  An agency for housing is a place that’s great indeed,they run a service to assist all those in times of need.Their job is full of challenges, they’re never praised enough,they face so many setbacks that are making it so tough. Yet...
    emmasharn emmasharn 31-35, F May 16, 2009

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    at one point in time,

    me, my brother and mother were homeless for 2 years in total. numbing experience, really.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 9

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    I spent months in a women's shelter

    because of a family disagreement. Not one friend or family member offered me a place to stay. Not one. And I am not a druggy or mean or badly behaved either. My worst fault is letting out a swear from time to time. I don't smoke or drink or cause trouble and I am very loving...
    swan401 swan401 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Lengthy Story of Three Months

      I have always had a hard time with other people due to my beliefs, they have always been different and most of the time the opposite of others. I don't let much bother me or shake me when I do thus I was wanting Kerry for president while dating a black girl at...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    Slow Decline

    I am 52 yrs old.I have been working from the age of 17.Sadly until the age of 29,I had know real valuable skills.Then I had a friend who got Me into the Apartment Maintaince trade.I found I had a natural talent for this and found the work fulfilling.I did this for 20 yrs.Ive...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Dec 20, 2012

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    About A Woman I Met In A Hostel

      Old Hope  The aroma of cigarettes lingers, there’s stains all over her fingers. Her face in wrinkles and folds, a hint of herself, the youthful girl still shows despite the trauma. Until her death, nothing really can...
    emmasharn emmasharn 31-35, F May 17, 2009

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    I was homeless and it's hard to be homeless I

    still feel like I'm homeless I was homeless 13-18 years old. But when I was little I was in foster care I felt I was homeless because I had to take care if myself I had to be an adult in a early age I never had a childhood or be a teenager because I had to survive no one help me...
    daisym1995 daisym1995 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    We Call Them Hostels In England

    When i was twenty two years old i left my husband , i went back home to live with my parents .. My father was drinking at the time and the least little thing got on his nerves , me and my children had been at my parents house for almost a year when he threw me and my kids onto...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 17, 2009

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    Hiding In Plain Sight

    2 weekes of hell i still drested as a woman was very riskey hiding in plain sight .wording around loking for a place rest yout sore feet pople loking won ther nose at you like youe a 2 class person or they just act as if your not ther.you feal as if your a GHOST that you no...
    sissyPaula sissyPaula 36-40, T 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Mr Bojangels ?

    I guess I was about 27 at the time I got the littering ticket.I was at the lake with my girl friend.Id made a comment about how good she looked in Her bikini.Shewiggled her butt at Me and said something silly walking away.I picked up a Pepsi can that was faded from the sun it had...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    With My Mom When I Was 5 Years Old

    I am originally from the East coast. My family was going through difficult times when I was younger. My family was pretty poor. It didn't help that my step dad was an abusive alcoholic that would constantly loose his jobs. I remember I was 5 years old me and my family where...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F May 7, 2013

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    Anyone else know that this is like? I was homeless once and I know the feeling all too well.
    ernestvilla339 ernestvilla339 31-35, M 13 hrs ago

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    I married a homeless man years ago and proud of it. to this day we are still married
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Ok this is an odd and a very personal post. And pretty stupid too, so I hope you don't judge for my following feelings. I have been betrayed by god, big time.. the big guy...
    Melancholiactic Melancholiactic 22-25, M 37 mins ago

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    I have been to NZ, Hong Kong, China, Germany, Italy, France, Dubai, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Fiji, Canary Islands, England, Thailand, Estonia, Australia, Ireland, Austria...
    VelvetBoat VelvetBoat 18-21, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm lucky to have been in a few countries. 10 this year, but only 33 in total. My favourite places are in Southern Europe and I've lived in Spain, Bosnia, Scotland and Wales...
    wanderingboy wanderingboy 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    After he raped me, he stalked me for 2 days. I didn't tell anybody for years. I was so scared. But I changed my number. I'm just glad he didn't know where I lived because it...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been friends with "Joe" for 17 years. We have come in and out of each others' lives at different times (moving, college, etc), but it always seemed we had a loyal bond that...
    butrrcup butrrcup 31-35, T Nov 12

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    yesterday I had to work naked in front of a woman and I loved it, What I do is clean carpets and some times I use chemicals that take the die out of your clothes and for this...
    007carpetman 007carpetman 51-55, M 6 Responses Oct 26

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    over the past nearly 3 years. Been finding others having the same issues as well. and I have been dismantling their spellwork like a wrecking ball does a building, by connecting to...
    verndewd verndewd 41-45 1 Response Oct 27

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    Ever since a young age I have been travelling. The list has slowed down, but so far, I have been to: England Wales Scotland France Germany Belgium Luxembourg Spain Portugal Greece...
    thepotatochip thepotatochip 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Oct 31

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    on Saturday my fiance, who I have been with for almost 4 years, went into rehab. we have one son together. i learned that he has been addicted for about a year, lying, taking money...
    Amandaf13 Amandaf13 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    The assault on a female case has been continued once again. It happened June 3. I'm so tired of this. It's draining energy I don't have to spare! Because every time court date...
    NCheartinNY NCheartinNY 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    When I found out my spouse of 18 years cheated on me I was devastated. The first thing I felt was a stomach ache. Then I had pain in my neck and shoulders. Had trouble sleeping...
    AloneRestless AloneRestless 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 7

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    I haven't been home to Norway in almost a year. The last time was five days at Christmas. A lot has happened go me in the short time I have been living in England. I miss home. I...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    We get married for almost 3 years and after wed my MIL and SIL lives with us. They dont even contribute any penny for either bills, foods, grocery... almost nothing. We both feed...
    jacquelinepham jacquelinepham 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I have been married to my wife for almost 10 years but together for 21 years. Our relationship started when we were both young, 21 and 22 years old. I was immature and ended up...
    crzy4mywife crzy4mywife 36-40 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I have been told I have a nice voice that can be calming, and relaxing. I have also been told that my voice can start a girls engines and then get them all revved up only to have...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I am not sure why this bothers people so much. I've been blocked, you probably have been blocked by someone as well at some point. I know I am not everyone's cup of tea, that's...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40 1 Response Nov 11

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    I get treated badly one way or the other by every man I've been with. My dad asks when I'm going to meet a half decent man and don't I want a half decent man. For some reason I...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I don't normally do things like this because I like to deal with personal things within the walls of my home. But I am really struggling with this and figured I could get some good...
    dgords dgords 26-30, M Nov 13

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    I have been told I could be a s*x phone operator or that my voice sounds posh. Apparently I have a very seductive, creamy, smooth voice that would be good as a s*x phone operator...
    Lotte1985 Lotte1985 26-30, F 17 Responses Nov 14

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    Most by elderly girls: babysitters, naighbors girls, mothers, grannies and their girlfrinds, a few men of all ages, dads girlfriends, thier girlfriends. It always have been a god...
    sexsp sexsp 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    I wish i could say my father was a stupid man. but hes not. hes incredibly intelligent and controlling. In front of people hes charming and sweet, and he seems very open minded...
    n706 n706 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 16

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    I don't know how many times I have been in the hospital, but I have been through 26 brain surgeries, 2 seizures and a grand-mal seizure. I got kicked in the head by a colt (or...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Have any of your stories on EP ever been plagiarized? It’s happened to me, believe it or not. In my case, it was one of my earliest stories, which I deleted from my account a...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I came to Canada from jamaica I'm my 30s and I have been told I lost my jamaican accent but still have a nice voice
    wilddesert77 wilddesert77 36-40, M Oct 25

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    Bullying has made me into a paranoid, sensitive person. I don't see how bullying can make you a better person. I still hate people. I don't even have to get to know you in order to...
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    When all things have been said and done, how do you destroy a monster without becoming one? *Don't mind the title of the experience, it just sounded fun.
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I'm 21 and have been told that I look like I'm still in high school.
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M Oct 29

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    I have been told this yes, I think it is going to be a few years still before I take compliment to that which is said :)
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 Oct 29

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    I have been to several countries but I love to stay in Thailand the most.
    vbcmedic vbcmedic 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    As of now I have been to Canada, Colombia, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Ghana, The Netherlands, France, England, Hungary, Serbia, more to come soon
    tuesdaythe17th tuesdaythe17th 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    Born, raised, and still living in Canada, I have been to Germany, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, and over a good chunk of the US.
    cdndave77 cdndave77 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Yes I have been flipping blocked. What dah fucq. Dudes these days. At least tell me first before you block me dickhead.
    TheFoxyWolf TheFoxyWolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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