The Stigma of being Homeless — From Homelessness to Happiness

As I’ve written before, EVERYBODY HAS A STORY. Homelessness has many causes, affecting many people, in many ways. Please click this post link to better understand and perhaps to judge less.

This post is going to brutally honest.
One of the main reasons I kept quiet about my experience of being homeless as a teenager for more than 2 decades is because of the stigma. I didn’t want to be judged because of it.
Let me explain to you how it feels to be judged because you are homeless. It is soul crushing. It makes you feel like you are nothing. Not worthy of anything. Of love. Of support. Of anything.

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