Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Have Been Homeless and Lived In a Homless Shelter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm not blind in one eye, the thing is I've only got one eye and I've had it since birth. See after being treated differently at school I strived to be different I learned the...
    LachlanJohnson LachlanJohnson 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So...my boyfriend and i met online. We have been dating for 6 months. We have Skyped several times. Ever since the begging of our relationship, I've always felt like he doesnt care...
    erixaz erixaz 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been here for only two days and yet I have already been blocked for refusing to fulfill a 30 year old man's sexual pleasure by not only refusing to see his penis but also...
    EgoSumProdigiosum EgoSumProdigiosum 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i was homeless between the years 2013 til this year now I'm off the streets
    bigtreez bigtreez 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been to several other countries to be honest. I can safely say that, so far, Malaysia and Indonesia have been my favourites!
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been married for four months but we have been together for 8 years. I knew going in he was an addict but he was clean. he had a few relapses over the years but got clean...
    vanillasparkles vanillasparkles 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been bullied a lot... and it has broken me so many times. I have been built back up only to be torn down again and I'm struggling with cutting and I'm trying to stop but I...
    zither29 zither29 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been married to my husband going on 3 years however we have been together for 6. We have a 4 year old daughter together and the last 9 or so months have been complete...
    magsssmae magsssmae 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dear Friend. Indeed, I did think of writing an experience... The ONLY reason I have thought about it is the 'invisibility' You have mentioned. I am a very introverted person now...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I live in Central Florida, not too far away from a couple of fine nude beaches. My point with this post is to give you, who haven't visited yet, a little insight into Playalynda...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    lately i have been down a bit hate the middle of summer and i hate my Bday oh well i'll be back to all awesome...
    noshamenoblame noshamenoblame 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I go to the same place every day before work, I get a coffee, sometimes I get lunch there, and I buy my cigarettes there, I have been going there since they opened, well on...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 50 years young and loving it! I am always mistaken for being in my late 30's. The profile that is posted was taken July 4th 2015. Personally my youthful look comes from...
    womanofblessins womanofblessins 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    After 3 years of being manipulated, guilt tripped into things I didn't want to do, and made to feel like **** constantly, I finally broke up with my boyfriend a few weeks ago. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been suicidal in the past and i am slowly creeping that way again i cannot get **** off my mind and it is leading me there
    Declanx Declanx 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend of 6 years cheated on me in January and I barely found out about over a week ago... The only time he met up with the girl was when the cheating happened. But he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i have been to the moon and back!!
    Vegdamone Vegdamone 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was abused until the age of 24 (almost 25), and when I left the house my mom was finally able to have the courage to divorce my dad. She tried to get custody of my younger sister...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was kicked out of my adoptive mother's house at 15
    Aries323 Aries323 18-21, M Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My mother and I are like oil and water. My father kept my mother and I settled and not too much at each other's throats. With my father gone, my mother now feels completely...
    sillysweetlil sillysweetlil 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There's something I don't understand. I have been chatting to someone on a different website, we were getting along fine then one day she blocked me. I was always nice to her...
    Accg23 Accg23 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was homeless for 6 months when I was 12. I was able to over come and get my own place and have a steady great paying job before i joined the army. I never begged or panhandled...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In my childhood, l was physically abused.......as in kicked, punched, slapped. I don't want to go into details at this time, though, don't know if l ever will. Writing this has...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being a singer makes it easier to have a nice voice ... when i talk or sing i have been told i have a nice, soft and sexy voice.
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been to the Philippines when I was a baby and back to the United States then I went to the Philippines for a vacation when I was 7 years old and again when I was 9 years old...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been to El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, the Dr, and Nicaragua all for mission trips. The picture was when I was like 16
    Bleach1443 Bleach1443 18-21, M Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well kinda more been stuck in the middle of them. For the past several months I have been stuck in an odd situation where I know one of my siblings was in an abusive relationship...
    Sportser Sportser 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ...and have been kicked out. Twice.
    MrsTran06 MrsTran06 26-30, F Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been to; Spain x4 France x2 Greece x2 Andorra USA Italy Scotland Wales Ireland
    HMC17 HMC17 13-15, M 14 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel