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    Quote Originally Posted by share a book View Post
    I guess the thing tha hurts is when people are given things then look down their nose at what someone else has when that person has not been given money or items. Like being given an $8000 tv then scoffing at our tv that was $300 (full price, not on special) and leaves heaps of space in the tv part of the tv unit. Well, that is really nice to be given such a big, clear tv, but you're not a better person than me for it. It's like a "mine is bigger than yours" discussion.
    Must be hanging around a different crowd to me. I don't really know anyone like that. None of my friends or family look down on other people for what they have / don't have. And neither do I.....

    I'm sorry people act that way

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    I think the ideal goal of most adults is to stand on their own two Feet. And definitely if they have kids. Life doesn't always work out that way. **** happens. And its okay to take help. Be it money from family, centrelink, or any other support. The attitude that its a sign of immaturity or weakness or something if someone requires assistance is a dangerous one. Not saying that is the message of the thread though.
    I think helping someone out financially can be a blessing.
    I think if it becomes ongoing then a person really requires different support. The problem is of course some people literally don't have money to survive independently.
    I have also been someone who always worked. First job at 14 and I worked every single day. If we struggle slightly I work more hours. BUT I have also been unable to work. Once when I was a single pregnant teenager. I took all the help I could get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillystar View Post
    Must be hanging around a different crowd to me. I don't really know anyone like that. None of my friends or family look down on other people for what they have / don't have. And neither do I.....

    I'm sorry people act that way
    Old neighbours, I don't hang around them. Also with the car that was a former workmate. My friends have more respect, whether they have money, family support, or absolutely nothing.


 

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