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The Most Frustrating Thing About Poverty

The most frustrating thing about poverty is the lack of resources. Most things cost money. If you're poor it means you don't have the money to purchase resources. In a lotta cases the very resources that might enable you to get out of poverty.

The old saying...gotta have money to make money...is so true!

Just wish I knew a way out. At my age and with my circumstances...'get a job'..is not an option. I've hit a dead end street.
cynx56 cynx56 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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I grew up in a middle class midwest rural area..dad was a teacher, mom stayed home. Coming down over the last ten years into dire poverty is terrible! I am on disability and would like to work part time but am literally too poor towork..my car needs work to be able to get to a job and i dont live on a busline....very frusrating!