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user-inactivated  ·  1680 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How poor people stay poor

    That being said... A part of me craves this. Craves the desperation, the overwhelming feeling of personal responsibility for my bad doing, the little choice... the narrowness of choice.

No, you don't. you have a romantic version of poverty that exists in fiction. being poor sucks at every level.