Conversation Between gourmetsue and Bronwen

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  1. Thinking about you!! I see you're not feeling the best today! We're all here for you!
  2. Just remember that you never truly know what goes on behind other people's closed doors. So while you guys may appear to be the least accomplished (which I'm sure you're not because the best things in life aren't things), you never know what is really going on. I used to think everyone had their S*%t together and why didn't we, until I REALLY started to talk to our friends. Turns out that our friends that are "wealthy and living the high life" are just a whole lot more comfortable with debt than DH and I are.

    You guys will get there and when you do it will be AWESOME because you'll really appreciate it.
  3. Thanks for the words of encouragement

    It helps to know we're not the only ones. Sometimes I feel like it! Of all our friends we appear the least accomplished; now that being said we have kids and most of our friends do not. We've always said that our family is the most important, which it is, but now that DH is 29 he has been getting down on himself for just starting a new career and not even having it yet. I have been very encouraging and supportive of him but with SIL getting a brand new house handed to her - and an income property at that - it'a a realization for me as to why DH feels like he's getting a late start.
  4. Morning! Just wanted to say don't get down about owning a home. I know it's easier said than done. DH and I just bought our first house 2 years ago. We were 36 and 38 at the time. We had no one to hell us out either. DH had a ton of student debt when we met and had just finished up another $10K course! We thought we'd never get into a house. We buckled down as much as we could and tried to balance our budget living with a bit of fun here and there, so it wasn't all hard work and no play, and we FINALLY made it into a house. We certainly weren't the first of our friends to buy a house, but we truly appreciate everything we went through now to get here.

    Just keep at it, save a little into RRSP's where you can and use that towards your down payment when the time comes.

    I promise it will suck at times, but you can get there! Keep your spirits up.
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