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Modern Slavery

How did things get this bad that I want to to get a new identity? What did I do wrong? It was around 10 years ago when I started to get into serious debt.

Even now, after all this time, 50% of my salary is going towards paying off my rapidly increasing debts. Honestly, I’m not sure how much longer I can keep this off. I can barely afford any essentials. It’s a scary thing, being in debt. I sense that any day now the debt collectors are going to be forcing their way into my home, and literally taking away my livelihood. I’ve received countless “final reminder” threats from an extensive number of banks. I probably could’ve kept up with these payments if it wasn’t for this excruciatingly high interest rate. I wish they would just leave me alone. It’s strange to think once I used to be happy. Before this whole thing began.

I can’t remember the last time I smiled or was genuinely happy. Is this my fault? I think it is. Greed has overcome me and left me in this irreparable mess.

I’ve been looking for a solution to this for what seems an eternity. Continue reading Modern Slavery