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Tue Nov 13, 2012, 06:35 PM

19. i was on food stamps right after my divorce.

My income dropped to less than half of what I had made because I moved back to my home state. I still had my nice clothes and I needed to wear them, that's all I had except for jeans and that was not allowed in an office. I left work and had to buy some cookies because I was the Cub Scout leader and it was the night for the pack meeting. I got the "look" from another woman in the check out line. I wanted to scream at her. Here I was no child support, household income severely reduced, two growing boys who wanted to be in Cub Scouts. The other mothers just didn't have time even though some of them didn't work. I eventually got out of the public assistance program by moving to a different city for a better job, health insurance and a career ladder.

Hang in there, keep your head high. This to shall pass.

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