I Lived On The Streets For A While

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8 People

    Yes I Was Homeless...

    I was homeless several times in my life actually. It's something that made me stronger, but I believe noboby should actually have to endure. It was humiliating, dangerous and a very difficult hole to dig one self out of! I did it though, I survived. I have live in hotels on east...
    mgtour mgtour
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2010

    18 Year Old Couch Hopper/homeless

    when I was 18 I got kicked out of my parents house alot, and spent alot of time liveing on the street, and couch hopping, it defenitly made me stronger, but it is something I never want to experince again.
    NoRest4TheWicked NoRest4TheWicked
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2011

    In My Car...

    ...that ultimately died, totally stopped working. Fried transmission. :/ It was among the hardest and lowest times of My life, but it taught Me so much about what it means to get by and what I thought I'd never see happen to Me. I eventually got past it, but I have no plans to...
    aktor1970 aktor1970
    46-50, M
    May 20, 2011

    I've Slept In Some Odd Places

    never actually on the street though. I would always find a park bench or railway platform bench or something like that. Usually had my things stashed in a few places: friends' houses, the woods, etc. I slept in the woods quite a lot. Had a tent in the woods too. Was always...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Jul 5, 2010
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