I was making roughly $120k per year in the year 2014. I spent a lot of my money helping others along with my ex-wife and her two boys. She ended up cheating on me and disrespecting my family, which is why I filed for divorce January 2015. Around the same time I was laid off from the job where I was making really good money. I was so depressed I ended up in the hospital for a few days, moved back to Louisiana as that is where my family is from and my 17 yr old daughter. So long story short, I at 36 years old, have lost everything I have worked my entire life for. I feel very down on myself and I’m seeking professional help to cope with the emotional issues in addition to my medical issues I have as well. I have a spinal syrinx and a chiari malformation, which by the end of the year will require me to have brain surgery. I’m left with roughly $85,000 of debt from the divorce and not working for an entire year. I am however currently working, but I’m making 1/3 of what I used to make, but bear the same amount of debt, which I cannot pay off alone. I’m working my rear off trying to get ahead and seem to only continue to go backwards. Any help from anyone out there would be greatly appreciated and all donations or assistance will go directly to paying my debts. I’m trying my hardest to get back to the pay I was making, but here in Louisiana and with the economy the way it is it may never be possible to make what I was, unless I start my own business. I have a huge heart and love my girlfriend and family dearly, but the stress of my financial situation makes me a hard person to be around and I’m hurting the loved ones around me emotionally by being angry at the situation I’m in now. It is not all my fault. I take responsibility for not managing my money better when I had a bit more, and should have saved and invested when I could. now I cannot even afford to save money for anything and certainly cannot afford to pay everyone I owe. It hurts me to not be able to keep my end of the deal when it comes to paying people back that have loaned money to me or provided me with services. This ranges from family and friends to doctors and lawyers that have helped me with my divorce and medical issues. I hope someone out there can empathize with me and possibly help me get on my feet again. If you are still reading this I thank you for at least taking the time to read this and I know that god will bless me one day as I hope he does you all for reading this message. I’m at my wits end and do not know what to do anymore. Sometimes I feel if I was not here everything would just go away, but then my family would be stuck with my financial burden and the loss of me.