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I don't drink or wear make-up, but I travel my ass off.  This time next week, I'mma be out of the country again
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Instant gratification. 



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Yup its instant gratification... its like when I've had a crappy day I instinctively go to eat something naughty, because I think it will make me feel better....

I try not to judge poorer folks spending habits, but when they tell you they spent their tax refund on a wide screen TV but they need to borrow money to pay their rent, its kind of hard.

I got judged for driving a 1996 car though I could afford a better one, by the same people asking how I could afford to take 4 trips a year... Well when I dont have your $450 car payment, what do you think...
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Originally posted by Gkisses Gkisses wrote:

Whats all this hogwash about spending your own money at the bar


not everyone rocks a pair of tits like those
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Travelling is pointless and worthless if you're starving yourself or denying yourself basic necessities or not saving enough

It's a waste of money too

It's about context
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everybody has their poison.. 

i love traveling, nice clothes, nice drinks, nice everything… 
and I'm poor 




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i know its subjective.. 
i know I'm not like poverty poor.. 

but I'm not like wealthy and imo anything most.. under wealthy is poor.. there are just diff levels of poorness. 
50k a year for a household or somethin like that is what they call middle class right..? theres not much if any financial freedom.. nothin but restrictions.. poor. 
correct me if I'm wrong about the middle class income. 
btw.. i know most won't agree with me.. but thats just the way i see it. 
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Originally posted by Jewelsnyc Jewelsnyc wrote:

Very disturbing but I think this phenomenon is more of an institutionalized mind-set than many want to admit. I think because many "poor" are minorities, their behaviors mimic a sociology theory called: cultural deficiency theory

The theory defers that culture attributes or practices often associated with historically disenfranchised racial/ethnic groups (specifically, blacks and Latinos) have prevented them from assimilating and attaining social mobility within U.S. society. Examples of cultural deficiencies include:

limited outlooks and attitudes toward the future

failure to internalize the work ethic,

instant gratification behavior

lack of parent involvement in schools

low intellectual abilities

emphasis on masculinity and honor

Those two things(highlighted) IMO attribute to the desperation many poor (especially minorities feel)...

If you're living in rent subsidized housing, it is a daunting task to set long term goals to get out of that situation, but it's much easier to get your hands on $200 and buy a fresh pair of Jordan’s, which will temporarily relieve the pressures of living in your circumstance...

 

 
this reminds me of a test  a woman did, i think she was white to.  She went to the hood and offered kids to choices, they could get 10 dollars now or come back to where she was and get more money.  Most of the kids chose to get the 10 dollars
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Originally posted by SamoneLenior SamoneLenior wrote:







Them Atlanta lights in this Atlanta life. Smh.

Reminds me of a story.... I think I'll make a thread.


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Originally posted by keepgrowing keepgrowing wrote:

i rather spend the money on traveling



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