I've been like that before. I don't usually use the term broke. I just say I can't afford it right now if someone is trying to get me to do something I can't afford. Usually I don't talk about money with other people. It's a private matter to me.
been there and still get that way and with christmas coming will be that way more
BTDT - hope things get better for you soon!
Im there right now! And OMG Christmas is staring me down and I just wanna cry about that one. Yes I have a job that I make ok money at but I also have just about that many bills too! If it weren't for my mother allowing me to stay in one of her rentals for no rent I would have already been done for.
Yes i have $9.00 to my name. And still have to pay the electric bill.
My bank account is like an onion. I tear up every time I see it...I've seen negative numbers in there... living check to check is not fun.
I Feel the pain and have been living this way for 3 years now. Trying to make it better but its hard with 5 kids, not enough child support and I only work part time since I am the only person who takes care of the kids. I have a college degree and am working on my MPS degree, you would think I could support myself.... One day at a time... this can't last forever.
It is a terrible place to be in and of course a worse thing to live.
I would encourage you to look outside of yourself to find answers. Sometimes, we get truly consumed with the negative things that it becomes difficult to find alternate answers.
Perhaps, you can help others with odds and ends around their house, or become someone's personal assistant, knock on doors in elite neighborhoods and do the grocery shopping for folks.
There is always an opportunity or an alternative but sometimes we get lost in our pain, and thinking and creating is the last thing on our minds -- but it is the absolute thing we need.
Something that truly helped me once when I was in a difficult spot was, I was led to give. In my figuring out what I could give, I ended up forgetting about my troubles and concentrating on someone else's and blessings poured in.
My sweet special person. I hope this helps...
Tish Henderson,President of Thinking and Creating
I had a few times like that after my sons dad and I split up.
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