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|Fri, 03-28-2008 - 6:43am|
I just found this board this morning, and I'm relieved to find a group like this! My husband and I have enough debt that we sometimes have cereal for meals while giving our 2 year old the "good stuff" (=square meals). We feel like we're drowning but somehow are still trying to "Keep up with the Joneses." Only our parents know the kind of debt trouble we're in.
I have to admit I'm very scared to be here also - it's kind of like admitting to a huge mistake and I'm definitely afraid to open those bills on the counter... I knew we were really in trouble when I stopped looking. I know for a fact we are 2 months behind in all of our regular bills because I only pay enough so that services (hydro, etc.) are not shut off.
We have a little tax money coming in, hopefully soon, and we plan to pay off 3 bills completely with it. Then we're "borrowing" the rest to buy new glasses (which are covered by benefits), and