(This type of thing came up in a conversation I had with someone earlier today.)
You are in college and your SO is working full-time. You have a child. Money is VERY tight. You have to put off paying bills, be careful that you don't spend too much on food for yourself so your family can eat well, you've cut out every luxury that you can, etc.
Situation 1: You sign up for assistance to ease some of the financial burden until you get your degree and find work (or you SO gets a good raise, etc.).
Situation 2: You don't get assistance, but you end up owing everyone you know money at some time or another because you don't have money for food, gas, bills, etc.
For me, I think that constantly having to borrow money from friends and family would bother me so much more than getting $50-$100 a month in food stamps or something (I know some people get more or less, that's just a random number I picked out).
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