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I Need Many Things And Can Only Afford Food

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    That Was What It Was Like Last...

    That was what it was like last month but i didnt have enough for food! Luckily i still live with my mum so she helped me out but it was still tough! I have never been so worried in my life! i wasnt bothered about starving etc i was worried i was gonna get charged thousands...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F Apr 11, 2007

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    I Have Enough Money to Buy Wha...

    I have enough money to buy what makes me happy. I don't desire what I don't have.
    tylrhere tylrhere 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2007

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    I earn a pretty good wage and so does my husband so, if I had to be honest the things that I wish that I had are really wants and not needs.
    neopet neopet 41-45, F Jun 6, 2007

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    Well, Maybe I Can Afford More Than Just Food

    what i really need help with is the mortgage! i cant refinance, due to my changing jobs, and getting paid on commission. and the adjustable rate kicked in last December. merry Christmas! so now i am 2 1/2 months behind. and i cant afford much more than food, and clothes for my...
    nine4dnine nine4dnine 41-45, M 6 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    'Need' and 'would ...

    'Need' and 'would like' are two different thing
    sharonkeke1818 sharonkeke1818 41-45, F May 4, 2007

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    I'm Making Ends Meet, But ...

    I'm making ends meet, but it's tight.  It's alright.  Don't worry kids, this lady has plans.
    LKO LKO 21-25, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2007

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    Well 99% Of The Time.

    Sometimes not all the time but most of the time, lol.  To make this short, I plan on doing something about it so I stop complaining about it. Then this problem will be solved!
    WoundsAreWaysToRevealUs WoundsAreWaysToRevealUs 22-25 3 Responses Jun 16, 2010

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    No... ...

    No... I still live at home, so buying food's not really an issue for me.
    scatteredmemories scatteredmemories 16-18, F Apr 11, 2007

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    I Am Very Blessed, I Have Ever...

    i am very blessed, i have everything I need, food included.
    angelicaBaby angelicaBaby 21-25, F Apr 11, 2007

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    Nah. ...

    Nah. If I really, really want something, I can get it. ^ ^ I just have to control my spendings and don't waste my money on stupid stuff that won't last or doesn't matter. And I don't use my money on food that much. =)
    Melia1992 Melia1992 16-18, F May 4, 2007

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    Seems As Though It Is Never Enough

    i know what it is like to what alot of people would describe , never have enough.  I was raised humbly, and i was taught that as long as you have love in the home you are the richest person there is .... that doesnt pay the bills though.  I get angry at the well fare...
    luvbugg77 luvbugg77 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2007

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    Because We Have a Pile of Bill...

    because We have a pile of bills due to Our roommates not paying enough!
    alabastardragon alabastardragon 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 6, 2007

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    My Money Secret

    The law of attraction is the belief that whatever you think about in life you will attract. If you want to be rich and successful, think about what you want in detail, imagine what it will look like when you have it and believe that it is already yours. That is what I learned...
    LLnL LLnL 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    Actually I Can't Even Afford Food Right Now

    and if this isn't resolved soon i'm afraid i'll kill myself or hurt myself or attempt self castration
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    Oh Well

    …and sometimes not even that. It’s always a struggle and bugs me at times but I do the best I can and make it work. It all comes together in the long run; just need a little faith and a whole lot of patience.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    I Can Only Afford Ffo When I N...

    I can only afford food.... when i need clothing..money for transport...and other things..
    BiPolarBear BiPolarBear 16-18, F Jun 6, 2007

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    But Even Still I've Just E...

    But even still I've just ended up spending money on the shoes or bags that i wanted, instead.
    jmetherell jmetherell 26-30, F May 10, 2007

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    I Don't Need Much Besides ...

    I don't need much besides food.  I guess I'm lucky that I can afford that, even.  There aren't many jobs to be had here.
    mandarose524 mandarose524 26-30, F Jun 6, 2007

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    I Dont Need Much...plus I Have...

    I dont need much...plus i have a savings account that i keep track of, and save a little everytime, so i have something to fall back on. But all my needs are taken care of.
    Alaskaorangejuice Alaskaorangejuice 16-18, F May 10, 2007

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    That's My Current Situatio...

    That's my current situation.  The bills have to wait, and I'm hoping the macaroni and cheese holds out.  But, it's only due to a lack of proper planning on my part, and income is on its way with a new job.  It's just a matter of making it through the gap currently...
    spiffy3 spiffy3 19-21, F May 4, 2007

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    There Are So Many Things That ...

    There are so many things that I need and have needed in the past that I struggled desperately for.  At one point, my hair was down to my waist because I couldn't afford a haircut.  Believe me, I loved looking at my hair from my own eyes, but when I saw myself on video...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 1 Response May 10, 2007

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