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I Just Don't Get It :(

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Submitted by Robin (United States), Oct 3, 2019 at 19:40

Chelsea, they all have this big desire to get out of their country and come to the U.S. I really don't understand why. My husband's family wasn't well off, but if he had just stuck with a job instead of trying to con everyone else, he would have done just fine. He would have a decent job and just leave it to find a better job - so being unemployed was better? When I left him with a substantial amount of money, it was gone in a few months, with no explanation as to where or why. The cost of living is MUCH lower in Morocco, so if the salaries aren't great, so what? No one in his family was starving, and he wore a lot of designer clothing, had expensive watches, sunglasses, and a leather jacket. So how can things be as bad as these guys make them out to be? And if coming to the U.S. is your "dream," why, when someone is going all out to make that happen for you, can't you appreciate it? It's like they think they are OWED, or something, but why? No one has ever done anything for me like that. I've worked hard to get where I am, and I am by no means wealthy. I am just barely over the poverty level, and will probably have to go back to working a second job if I don't find a better paying one relatively soon. I've had a lot of financial setbacks (and my husband was the cause of this last one). I just don't get why people can't appreciate what they have. Maybe it's not the life you want, but find another way than taking advantage of someone else. I certainly haven't screwed anyone over to have a better life, and I don't expect anyone to bail me out of my financial problems. Do you understand it? Because I'm trying to, and there is no way to justify it that makes any sense unless you're just a heartless, evil human being.

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