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I Want a Home of My Own

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    I Own A Home

    About 15 years ago, at age 19, with $700 for a down payment and a minimum wage job, I signed a 15yr. loan on my 2 bedroom, 2 bath singlewide mobile home. Here I am at age 33, with 3 more payments to go for it to be paid in full!
    TangledVines TangledVines 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    A Life Survived

    I grew up with an abusive father, spent 6 years in foster care (not all of them good) bounced around alot.  I'm on my second marriage and just as we were getting straight finacially wise, my husband was injured in a car accident and is now on SSDI at 45.  My credit...
    BitingLeopard BitingLeopard 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2010

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    My Truth

    I was 18 was in a relashionship that I thought was going to last forever.. Well he was always leaving me out I felt lonely. I had never been to a party before it was my at my coworkers house. I have never felt more out of place.. They kept telling me about another guy that lived...
    cmrbk2006 cmrbk2006 22-25, F Nov 2, 2012

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    My Home Is Not Mine

    I have a beautiful 4500 square foot home but , It is in my sister-in-law's name . My husband is a business owner and a  crook for over 10 years he has made 3-4 hundred thousand dollars year  and never paid his taxes . This was before we were married , we have two small children...
    babysocks86 babysocks86 36-40, F Apr 2, 2012

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    Sure

    That would be nice to have.  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    Yes. But not exactly own as much as rent. If anyone has a place that they can rent out to 2 girls cheaply, please message me!
    WishMeLuck15 WishMeLuck15 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    ok so heres the deal,im waiting for my permanent resident id,my dream is being social worker and working with people financially, and emotionally ,i want to open a shelter/place...
    cynR1993 cynR1993 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's my dream career but due to life's circumstances I will end up like the many others who can't achieve their dream job. I'm going into the medical field which isn't that bad it...
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    People are excited about purchasing their first home, but when seen intricately, it is a daunting task too. So, not to make the process of buying a home a more complex, Maatouks...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F Feb 11

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    Peter Maatouk is a highly experienced home loan broker with a comprehensive knowledge and in-depth understanding of the mortgage industry. He is the Director of Maatouks Home Loans...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I'll give it a try. I tried before and failed. 😂 1. I dont like my first name 2. I love cats 3. I love music 4. I used to read like a maniac but I've since lost interest 5. I...
    MissRage MissRage 18-21, F Feb 9

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    Need my own life where I can have whoever I want over. Want my own place, at least 2 bedrooms. Will pay rent or do anything to stay there. Man or woman. Message me
    needaplace needaplace 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I have a big family, yet it doesn't feel like it. I want my own family. All I've ever wanted to be is a mom :) anyways, I'll make sure I understand my kids and that they always...
    WishMeLuck15 WishMeLuck15 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    You gather your clothes, shoving them into a duffle bag while you stick the toothbrush right into your mouth and a travel size toothpaste into your pocket. Aren't you glad you...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I just want to leave. I want to be free to do my own thing. I really prefer to be a loner, and that is why I keep looking forward to the day when I can run out of this place I don...
    AscherLukasValentine AscherLukasValentine 16-17 4 hrs ago

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    Although I appreciate it when people add me, I would like to tell you a few things before you do. First, I have a girlfriend, an amazing woman whom I love very much. That means...
    lovefoundme47 lovefoundme47 41-45, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I just gaze into the mirror, staring back at my reflection. As I look into my eyes all I can see is hurt and pain, misery caused by myself and to myself, as if the life...
    lisa2047 lisa2047 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Confessions of A Depressionist. If you know me then you would say I'm always happy or always so hopeful and cheerful. By to me it's always been a fight to make myself happy...
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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    so many reasons........ I brought a guy home last night for the first time so I basically had a one night stand, I feel absolutely rubbish now... he was a selfish ***** who didn't...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Peter Maatouk is a veteran business professional based in Australia. He is the proud owner of a well established company called “ Maatouks Realty” that is located in Liverpool...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I've always known that I don't want children of my own, for multiple reasons I'm not a patient person. I want to live my own life. I don't want to live the life of my children...
    AntiveninKisses AntiveninKisses 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Peter Maatouk is the owner of Maatouks Realty, a leading professional property management company based in Liverpool, New South Wales. He helps owners preserve property value...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I have always wanted to live to the extreme when it comes to being environmentally friendly. I mean to the point where everything is homemade and the resources that make those...
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    I've concluded that I am no longer celebrating Valentine's Day. Every Valentine's Day I have found myself making it to the end of the day only to be massively disappointed and...
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    49 years of age. Not only that, but closing on halfway to the Big 5-0! The time in a person's life – especially a man's, by today's cultural norms – when I ought to be nearing...
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    Ok, so here goes. If you are no stranger to my stories you might already know some of these facts about me. But if you are new to this site or just came across me and my story at...
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    Most social situations end up with me being alone or wanting to go home. Many of the times I've gone out, I'd end up with the wrong crowd- people who do drugs and drink, despite it...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    I have thought about this for awhile and want to know what people think. I know this is a little different but if I could describe a woman who would be a great fit for me she would...
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    We know each other for 13, together for 12 and married for 3 years now. For the first 9 years we went through a lot and I almost gave up more than once. I was 24, he was 34 when...
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    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I mean I also love travelling and going out, but I dont know why. I really find time for myself to stay home. I even cancel/postpone my appointments at times just to be home...
    theoabern0741 theoabern0741 26-30 1 day ago

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    When I see your face, it touches my heart When i hear your voice, my heart beats so fast Knowing you're mine, i couldn't ask for more My heart is all for you, alone... If we look...
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F Feb 23

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    1. I'm 16 (liable to change). 2. I'm terrified of spiders. 3.I want to be a virologist. 4. I love science. 5. However my greatest ambition is to help people. 6. I have severe...
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    I have been doing some type of exercise for over 30 years such as long distance running, weight-lifting and just recently cardio circuit training. I started my own home based...
    Hiroad Hiroad 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    It's way better there ... I choose to escape at will and remain . Hours days minutes even months have slid by and I remain . Tangled twisted in my own reality . Pain pushing me...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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