do you feel ashamed for having to live on benefits ?

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yeah tried to claim it a few months back, but I'm not ill enough
thats bs they do that to everyone you just gotta fight for it they intentional make it difficult to sway people from getting it
 
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pip is hard to get it's couched in terms of physical health and you are required to make mental things physical difficulties, without the required proffessional input it's even harder to get, i doubt without proffessional input i could get as far as appeal
 
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How much does it cost a month to be hospitalised, indefinitely? I know without my benefits and funded social support I would be indefinitely hospitalised costing thousands a month. I don’t feel ashamed about receiving benefits. Neither some anybody with sufficient mental health difficulties!
 
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theres all those people who would have been in the hospital before care in the community been called scroungers and malingerers in the community such are modern times
 
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I just felt poor and frustrated on benefits. not ashamed. I have a life long condition but i do enjoy work, rather the benefits that work brings.
 
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Must admit I preferred working to being on benefits. I worked most of my life until the last few years when it became impossible. I worked when I was well and used benefits when I wasn’t. But I did like the benefits that working did bring like owning a house , car and the occasional holidays. Which I couldn’t have afforded on benefits. There are a few that do abuse the system with no intention of working. But you shouldn’t feel shamed if you genuinely are incapable of work.
 
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I'd probably be better off if I could be on benefits.

I don't do holidays, or socialising. As long as bills covered, I can live on cheap food no problem. I do now, working!
 
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put the fire on, guess i could just get depressed in this dismal damp weather which probably is the goverments intent that people sufffer to motivate them to work, but theres a chance it'd cost them a small fortune in hospital admissions
 
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I feel guilty/dirty and if I'm a scum bag. I have people pass comment to me about it and the media feels its open season hunting on anyone who has to claim benefits.


and why do people not living on benefits think those of us who are have so much money we don't know what to do with it?


twice this week I have had things said to me my people who should and clearly don't know better.


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