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I Need Many Things And Can Only Afford Food

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    'Need' and 'would ...

    'Need' and 'would like' are two different thing
    sharonkeke1818 sharonkeke1818 41-45, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    CEREAL!!!! It can be eaten at any meal, it can be snack food, it can be dessert, there are hundreds of different types, and it's easy to make. This one's dedicated to you, cereal!
    BigBearHug BigBearHug 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I can't deal with it anymore so many things I'm afraid of like anyone that I see might rape me or I see a dark thigger behind me I'm sooooo scared
    LisamBlore LisamBlore 13-15, F Jan 5

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    I have kept many things to myself. Now that I’m older and certain circumstances have occurred, I wished that I’ve have been more open. Now if I would talk about some of them...
    Raven57 Raven57 56-60, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    This is me I keep to many things bottle up in me and I never have the courage to say it at all
    stephanie678 stephanie678 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    Today I read a lovely and inspiring story about relationships. The run down is that this lady spent a great deal of time belittling her husband over silly things. How he did them...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F Jan 14

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    Dennis The favorite breakfast place. I did know that Tullu's step father.. or adopted father Lions Mr. She r khan Zaman owns it. It is a Chain restaurant. and he owns it with his...
    homeless1129 homeless1129 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I am in my last year of school and I really want to study to become a paramedic but my parents can't pay for my university. My brother is four years older than me. When he...
    VdbMichelle VdbMichelle 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Where do I even begin? I've always loved breakfast and yet I am not a morning person at all. This ended up making breakfast quite illusive in my youth. During the school week I...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well its Saturday morning and today is my weekly cheat day. So I went all out, bacon, eggs, hash browns, brown toast and pancakes. What better way to have fun with food than...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I feel like the reasons I keep things to myself is due to past friendships going down the hill. I feel like when whenever I over do something, like trying to be more honest to them...
    50shadesofsena 50shadesofsena 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I can eat any time food for breakfast too.
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    what about your life makes it worth living? i personally can't answer that question. seems as if the only reason im even here is because im to scared to take it into my own hands...
    livingpositively livingpositively 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 11

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    I hate talking to people, but they all insists I need help. So there sending me to therapy, I can't stand going I'm scared to open up, I'm forced to go twice a week and I'm alone...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Great. Now it's hard even to vent on EP about anything, because then I'm weak and needy and attention-seeking and annoying. I should just shut up. I should just stop talking about...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    But I'm known better for eating dinner food for breakfast! I went through a phase when I was in high school where I would have soup and hot chocolate every morning for breakfast...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    no one knows how i really feel, i put on this brave face and hide away my feelings and problems because people have their own and shouldn't worry about me. i keep everything...
    toomuchpressure toomuchpressure 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    not sure what to put here, but my deal is that I keep 3 different journals ( real paper books), one for everyday stuff, one for venting about my husband and the last for my deepest...
    meadbme meadbme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    I am one of those people who never talks about there problems. I watch so many people complain about the stupidest things when I'm hiding the lost terrible things to myself. I've...
    hailey29223 hailey29223 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    There are many reasons that I keep things to myself. the #1 reason being that the majority of the world just doesn't give a ****. The few who do give a **** would leave me if I...
    GirlEnigma GirlEnigma 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I know i resist change a lot..It's hard..I hope I can change,I need to.it's just f**cking hard.I start doing things that are good for me than I'll stop and revert back to doing the...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's better to be silent at all. Whenever I'm having rough times, I just want something to do for me to keep busy and apparently cannot think the things that will probably hurt me...
    Choirayla Choirayla 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    there are things about me that no one knows.... it's almost as if I live a double life... I want to tell someone ... yet I don't want to be judged or have people micro managing me...
    cherBearCJ cherBearCJ 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    It's easier to keep it in because then I don't have to worry about how people might react. The one time I allowed myself to be completely vulnerable with someone I find out that it...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I've always wanted to share life with someone who wanted to share it with me, even when I was a kid. I'm thinking I have to much of an independent attitude, maybe I just don't...
    Sweetphoenix35 Sweetphoenix35 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    some people might think im crazy. this is why im saying it here. you may not trust what i am about to say. and honestly i dont blame you. i didnt trust myself either. i have two...
    darkwhispershadowsoul darkwhispershadowsoul 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I broke up with a girlfriend of nine years because I was afraid, lost, and confused. It has been 2 years but I can not let her go no matter how I try. I have been in 2...
    streby streby 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 21