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Just because I'm a single mom does NOT mean I'm poor!

Anonymous
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Ugh I get so sick of people acting like I need handouts because I am a single mom now. I make good money. I have a good education and a great job. I don't need to sign up for the food bank at your church, I do not need to put dd on an Angel tree to get new clothes, dd is on my insurance (people always seem most suprised that she is not on medicaid) and I am not living off of CS, I don't get ANY cs thank you very much.

Yes I get it, people are just trying to help. But geeze, don't assume that just because someone is single that they need help! I know married couples with two incomes that need the help more than dd and I do. I appericate the concern, but after awhile, it gets insulting, esp if the same people ask again and again and again... I even had someone tell me "well you're a single mom, you NEED this help" Um no I don't. I declined you nicely the first three times, now leave me alone.  And then when someone offers you something that you don't need (ie a food basket at Christmas) and you say "No thank you, please give it to someone who is more needing of it than I am" they call you a snob. Its a no win situation.

Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:05 PM
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quickbooksworm
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:07 PM
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I agree. Sadly I'm dealing with a false theft accusation and the fact that I'm a single mom came up. Um, its called living within my means.
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mlg1989
by ZombieMegg on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:08 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:23 PM
Ugh that's so stupid. I'm sorry momma, hope it all gets worked out soon


Quoting quickbooksworm:

I agree. Sadly I'm dealing with a false theft accusation and the fact that I'm a single mom came up. Um, its called living within my means.

brebugmom91
by on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:24 PM
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Yeah that would irritate me too. Its like back off now.
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quickbooksworm
by Ruby Member on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:40 PM
Eh I lost my job today. Honestly I'm relieved though. Its not easy to work in a place where they think you've been stealing and are always hanging over you.


Quoting Anonymous:

Ugh that's so stupid. I'm sorry momma, hope it all gets worked out soon




Quoting quickbooksworm:

I agree. Sadly I'm dealing with a false theft accusation and the fact that I'm a single mom came up. Um, its called living within my means.


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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:42 PM

I feel you!

Im a single mom  and Ive been asked, oh? what PA do you recieve?

uh, none.  But thanks for the assumption that I am completely unable to sustain myself without a man's contribution or a government handout.

smdh

jessimicuh
by Gold Member on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:44 PM
Appreciate*

Sorry, I had to..
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Lol. It's all good :). I suck at spelling


Quoting jessimicuh:

Appreciate*



Sorry, I had to..

SissyAnn141
by Gold Member on Feb. 19, 2013 at 11:51 PM

 

Quoting jessimicuh:

Appreciate*

Sorry, I had to..

  I am so, sorry, people offered to help you ?

   So, sorry People cared for you and your children.

      ***** JUST TELL THEM, "YOU DO NOT WANT ANY HELP " !!!!! ******

      UNGREATFUL BITCH !!!!!!!!

FL2AK
by on Feb. 20, 2013 at 12:01 AM

It would get old if people just kept assuming.  Eventually people will get it.

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