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I Have Been Through Hard Times

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    My husbands suddenly gone from healthy to not

    healthy at all. He is scheduled for open heart surgery next week and I'm just shocked. We have been struggling with bills since he was laid off twice in two years and now this. I've been trying to get out of current place I live in and find new place with new friends and this...
    crystalkat crystalkat 51-55, F Apr 15, 2014

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    But Things Get Better!

    Any of you that have read my two previous stories know that for the past two years my husband and I were struggling to get on our feet and live a stable life. Well three months ago we moved into our own apartment. It is a privately owned on so it is very peaceful, it is in a...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Hardest Times ( Really Long)

    Well one of the most recent hardships that my husband and I have been through was last year in June we moved to Florida. At the time we were not married and living with my Dad. We all had our differences and my Dad had plans on kicking Jarrell out of our house. I had been with...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    Hardest Times ( Part Two)

    So to finish my long story..We get home to NC where no one in my family was willing to let us stay with them. We stayed back and forth between houses and some nights stayed at different hotels. Well Jarrell ended up finding a job and we moved into a hotel it was like a studio...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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