Discrimination is a difficult subject to write about. “Maggie’s” plight of a frustrated woman, needed to be told, The Day Maggie Combs-Wilson Lost Her Sanity (Or Came To Her Senses) « JannaTWrites’s Blog, but the place of women in our society does not end there, more important is the struggle of joblessness for the single parent, head of household; who will be at the risk of losing their homes they can no longer afford or sell in this Housing Crisis. As they are then faced with their homes to be taken by the bank: foreclosed.
In another job market, the answer may have been further education, but with teachers, administrators, and healthcare worker‘s out of work looking for jobs, what chance does a middle level support worker then have when their jobs are going to professionals with masters degrees? How do those professional then manage on lower end wages?
Furthermore, how does the single head of household survive when their adult children are returning home after completing college, without jobs or with menial jobs and student loans coming due?
It is time to talk about what’s happening. There is no shame; not to those who are struggling to get by and at risk of losing it all. There is no cushion to fall back on when for years they were struggling to get by, underpaid, supplementing inadequate income by increasing credit card debt, to then have no employment at all, due to no fault of their own.
We are told to continue spending to help the economy and bring back jobs. Okay, now, where are the jobs? How will we get to work with the gas prices rising as they are? How do we continue to afford to buy food, a basic necessity, when the prices are rising and there are still no jobs?
How will it end?
Where are the answers?
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