Dear Sir, Dear Madam,
Experiencing a never ending loop of desperation I discovered this site that gave me the feeling of a glimmer of hope.
I’m 42 years old and living with my partner and our dog in an apartment nearby Zürich in Switzerland. Our relationship began in in the year 2000 and we’re still a happy and loving couple.
The vicious circle began 3 years ago, when my girlfriend’s grandma had to leave her home due to dementia. It was a shock for my girlfriend, since she grew up with her grandparents. We were that deeply moved for a long time about that situation that we paid less attention to our private obligations as due invoices until we received last requests for payment. The more these demands accumulated the less we were able to fulfill all the requests with our monthly salaries . As a way out we applied for personal loans, had to ask my parents and family for financial aid, that was really an embarrassing feeling. These financial difficulties are still going on until today since we have to pay back the monthly installments for the loans and collection agencies with whom we could arrange payment agreements. Even though it happens that we still have to ask colleagues for help and it happens that we do not know how to buy food until the end of the month and go in the store with the calculator counting what basic food we’re able to buy. At worst we renounce to us in favor of our dog that always has to be doing well as such a loyal and true friend.
The current liabilities amounted to approximately CHF 30’000. Whereas we were not able to pay back my parents and family yet, what makes us really feel bad and sad.
In summer 2017 was diagnosed lung tumor at my father that had to be operated. Next very shocking and sad news for all of us. We were really afraid of the consequences and what would happen. Fortunately everything went good and he is recovering well.
In fall 2017 our new neighbors started to complain about us because of our dog, that was supposed to be too noisy. It became a psychological terror we could not stand any longer and were forced to move into another apartment in early 2018.
In summer 2018 was diagnosed colorectal tumor at my mother. I was thinking this is not possible, 1 year after my father’s diagnose. How do I deserve this? What else do we have to endure? Again fortunately the operation went good and she is recovering until today.
This is my and our true story. When writing I almost can’t believe what happened since 2016 and how haunted by bad luck we were and still are. Sometimes it’s not easy not to lose hope and remain positive and maintain motivation. Maybe this could be the turning point that will make possible the experience of happiness and joyfulness that we did not have for such a long time.
That’s why I created this campaign as a glimmer of hope and maybe achieve the goal to give back all the support that was given to us, that familiy and friends no longer have to worry and I’d be so happy to make it possible to get married with my girlfriend after 19 years and prove that we belong together in good and especially bad times as these because no one else could have given me that emotional strength to overcome these difficult times.
I’d like to thank you so much in advance if my dreams could come true and I’d be eternally grateful to you all!