(Closed) Family is becoming homeless

posted 6 years ago in Family
Post # 3
9917 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Yikes.  Make schedules for everything from day 1!  Are they able to help you with bills for the apartment, groceries, or anything else?

Post # 4
1710 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Walt Disney World

Many, many hugs and good wishes your way!  I can’t imagine having my family moving in with me, but you must do what is needed to help them out.  I agree with @peachacid, make sure rules and boundaries are established from the get-go.

Post # 5
2869 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

*hugs* good luck.  it’s not easy having that many people in such close quarters but I’m sure you’ll be able to make it work.  Maybe they can apply for government assistance such as foodstamps or unemployment to help supplement the bills.

Post # 6
3141 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

So sorry to hear that times have become so devastating for your family. I Ann glad you will support them 

Post # 7
389 posts
Helper bee


Wow – a lot to go through.  Are you still planning your wedding?  I hope things change and they get on their feet soon.  Good luck to you and your beau.  Can help you with print items for your wedding – and get them for you at cost.  Let me know!  Best, Lise [email protected]

Post # 8
2660 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Oh lovey, I am so sorry that you and your family are going through such a trying time. All of you are in my thoughts and in my prayers. It’s going to be a stressful transition, and if you ever need to vent or rant or just need a sympathetic shoulder to cry on, I’m available. I’m sure many other Bees will be as well. (((((HUGS)))))

Post # 9
993 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

oh my goodness that’s a huge thing to take on.  

will be thinking of you 🙂

Post # 10
11391 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

That must be a lot of stress on your shoulders. BIG HUGS TO YOU!

Set rules from day 1 like PP’s said. Everyone should help clean/cook.

Post # 11
1695 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Good luck to you!!  Prayers being sent your way.  What a tough position to be in. 

Post # 13
1902 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I’m so sorry to hear that your family has come to this! It’s always so hard when people around you struggle, but I think it’s harder when it’s your parents, because you’re so used to them being the “grown up.”

While they’re living with you, try to get them linked in with family support services in the area (which will be easier if your two younger sisters are minors). While they may not currently be eligible for food stamps or government benefits, there are people out there who have a pretty good idea of what’s available for people in their situations (no interest loans, housing support, etc.).

Post # 14
3092 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Best wishes and blessings to you and your family!

Post # 15
996 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

@MissFireFlower:  Just curious why the no cable after 9pm?

am I the only person who watches late television lol 🙂

Post # 16
1941 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@PinkMermaid:  That’s what I thought, too! Due to work schedules, my TV generally doesn’t even get turned on until after 9pm lol.

OP: Sorry to hear you’re going through this. Are you really in a 2BD w/ only 650 sq ft? My 1BD is 800 – I can’t imagine sharing that little space w/ so many people 🙁

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