Whisper is a social network where men and women can express their deepest feelings anonymously. Below, people talk about what it's like to receive government assistance: the hard grind of poverty, the fear of being judged, the shame of having to rely on others. But there's something else as well: resilience in the face of hardship, and a belief that things will get better.
"I'm on welfare and so ashamed ..."
It's hard to admit how shameful and embarrassing government assistance can be. Whisper is there to listen
September 12, 2015 3:00AM (UTC)
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