I Tried to Buy Self-Worth and All I Got Was Credit Card Debt
I dug my hole trying to keep up with a social calendar I couldn’t afford, which is often what happens when you feel like you don’t belong on the social calendar to begin with.
How much could it be? $10,000?$11,000?$12,000? you have ruined your life. yoooooouuuuu haaaaaaave ruuuuuuuuuiiiined yoooooooooour life
You are making a rich man richer through interest!
What did you think would happen?
We were so proud of you.
clean yourself up, you look like a total mess ok, this is the happiest day of my life.
financial distress.FinancialDistressfinancial distress
five dollars and one suitcaseWe were never hungry, but going to the doctor was a luxury. Delusions of grandeur,
too far out in Brooklyn,
noI can’t afford to do that
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