Yes it hurts. To speak and be able to say that I don’t have stability and a place to feel welcomed. Where can I call my home and don’t have to worry…

Yes it hurts. To speak and be able to say that I don’t have stability and a place to feel welcomed. Where can I call my home and don’t have to worry about my things being taken from me as been done before? What’s going to happen next? I can’t stay here forever. Back to the depression and internal loneliness.

Have you ever experienced homelessness? Have you ever judged or discriminated against a homeless person? I have been homeless for two years now. Being homeless does not always consist of living in an outside environment or homeless shelter. Homelessness doesn’t always mean that someone has to be poorly dressed and unkempt. There are so many judgments and stereotypes that are passed about homeless people. They are still human and have feelings just as well as the people passing judgment. How do you think they feel when they hear these things? How do you think I feel?

How would you react if you found out that someone that you interacted with on a daily basis was homeless? I have been homeless for years and nobody knew my condition.There became a time where I couldn’t keep it a secret anymore. I had to let someone know. I was tired of sleeping from house to house, going days without a proper meal, and carrying my things around was becoming stressful. I didn’t know of any resources to find help. I ended up attending Job Corps, earning my GED, and I am about to start school in January. I am writing this to show how life can turn around if you strive to make it better. With just a little faith and determination, you can go a long way in life.
– Sharenna

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