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I Have Been Homeless and Lived In a Homless Shelter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    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 2 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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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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    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 5 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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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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    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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    I'm American and my mom is German. Outside the USA, I've lived in Germany and Denmark, and attended Bible schools in England and Austria. I've also visited Ireland, Belgium...
    drmjr drmjr 46-50, M 47 mins ago

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    My family rather have me live on the streets then get counseling and stop the verbal, emotional and physical abuse in the household. So now I am forced to wander the streets until...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    People always ask me why I'm single? I really don't have answer to them. Even after getting 4-5 proposal from girls I didn't accept them just because I was not sure, I could manage...
    sreyance24 sreyance24 16-17, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    All my friends are in relationships and I'm on my own and have been for 3 years
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been more times than I can count. I was doing really well for a long time and then I took my abusive boyfriend back. It ended terribly, with restraining orders and me in a...
    xoPandoraBlack xoPandoraBlack 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 4 days ago

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    It was the spring of my freshman year in college, and I had recently broken up with the first guy I’d ever slept with. I was in a coed dorm, and M lived across the hall, a good...
    Multiversality Multiversality 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am not so sure to tell my parents that I am going out late at night with my friends and that I have been in other places they would surely not permit me to go. I just lied...
    Jubbydith Jubbydith 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    and I still am! My boyfriend/Master is 13 years older than me. We have been together almost 3 years and we live together and are very happy
    ServingGirlUK ServingGirlUK 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    So at the end of 2014 I found out that my best friend of 9 years and her bf plotted to use me for my money and my helpfulness. We had always talked about our future and things we...
    aquamoongoddess aquamoongoddess 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    BULLYING AS A DOMINO EFFECT ... My father group up as an orphan because his parents were killed in the second World War and he suffered at the hands of the German soldiers that...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been blocked by some weird men .
    BlackVeilCoversMe BlackVeilCoversMe 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have been talking to guys on here and I kind of like it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I have been sick, really sick. It started before Christmas with cellulitis in the sinus cavity. Then my upper molar abscessed into the already infected sinus. It was one thing...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 30 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm back on a psych ward after being gone for just over a year. Initially I was on an "intensive care" unit where most things were restricted, including camera phones, which was...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    now I know this is nothing compared to some of the stories I just seen on here, but here it goes....I started dating my boyfriend almost 6 years ago...during the 6 years we have...
    teeq22 teeq22 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Yes, I like to go to nude beaches. However, it is not my first choice if I cab choose. I do prefer a secluded peaceful place . Doesn't matter if it is by the water, in the...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Like sixsix68, I have been to Orient Beach on St. Martin long ago. My wife and I spent a day there.The most usual past of the day was that we took in the sales pitch for one of...
    beachlover492000 beachlover492000 61-65, M Feb 1

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    I have been photographed naked outdoors a few times, mostly on nude beaches in the Caribbean.States side nude beaches are few and far between. The only only time I can remember was...
    beachlover492000 beachlover492000 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    It first happened when I was 11. I was walking home from highschool with a friend and he lived a bit from me. So we walked home together sometimes. The first time we walked home...
    OwzK OwzK 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    The guy I was with recently dumped me and I realized that all the significant, romantic relationships I have been in have been abusive in some form. They've either flat out abused...
    terrywill15 terrywill15 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    my name is Taylor, age 20. I have two kids with my husband of 3 years. I've wanted to leave my husband for 4 months because he has been sexually and physically abusive. if I could...
    Taylorlovesagain Taylorlovesagain 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I worked in construction for fifty years. Worked in wood houses and concrete and steel buildings. Have done things just to get it done now instead of waiting for all kinds of...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M Jan 28

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    I've never really talked about it except to people I'm closest to, so here goes nothin. When we started dating he treated me like I was precious and gave me attention i had never...
    SnowWhite87 SnowWhite87 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    I have been through two abusive relationships, I am out now and safe. I want to tell everyone out there that no abuse is exceptable no matter if it's emotional physical or sexaul...
    chockywhockydoda chockywhockydoda 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Tonight he threw my dinner at the wall. I have been snowed in without access to my car as it is BURIED in snow. On my boyfriends way home I had asked him to pick up something...
    dcp1058 dcp1058 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I have been in an age-gap relationship for almost eight years. I'm 27 years old, my wife is 48. I love her very much, and I'm looking forward to many more years with her.
    CNSPRCYTHRY CNSPRCYTHRY 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Many times. Lived there for 5 years also.
    Steffy128 Steffy128 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Today, I had another conversation with my mom. Yes, I love her. Yes, she was there and saw (all of the abuse of me and my siblings.) Hard for her. She spends her days trying to...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    When I lived in Florida Hutchinson Island used to have wooded, secluded beaches where it was not uncommon to encounter nude sunbathers. I was really happy to discover this and...
    harry314 harry314 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 25

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