25 People Who Grew Up With Little Money Share What They Always Felt Like A Luxury


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Well, you know as they say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. A lot of people grew up with little money (just like me) and a lot of things felt like a luxury. For example having Nintendo always felt like a luxury to me. In the below discussion people have shared what they have always thought it was a luxury and really felt that way to them. You can read the whole discussion on Reddit.

1. The Shower

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Well, to this guy taking a hot shower have felt as the finest luxury one can ever get. I honestly feel him.

2.  Going out for pizza

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To this guy going out for pizza was a huge deal. Pizzas were a huge deal a couple decades ago.

3. Eating at a restaurant

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I can bet that most people remember the luxury of eating out at a restaurant.

4. McDonald’s

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Well, back in the days a lot of people thought that eating in McDonald’s was really good and a lot of people couldn’t afford it, but honestly most people didn’t even know what happens with your health when you eat it every day.

5. The school camps

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Back in the days the kids who couldn’t afford being in the school camp had to wait for the others to come back which I didn’t really liked a lot.

6. Being able to afford fixing something that broke

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We all remember that back in the day most of the things were really expensive that’s why I can bet that a lot of people have had this felling when something used to break.

7. Having the heat on

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Back in the days not every family could afford to leave the heating on, because the heating systems were not as efficient as they are now and I totally feel this guy.

8. The grocery store discount

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We all remember back in the day when we couldn’t afford a lot of things and we just waited to see the things that we like on a discount. In this particular story the person shares that they have waited for the fruits, so I totally feel him.

9. Meals out

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Well, this guy is really lucky, because he used to be poor and now he is quite rich as an adult. When he was a kid eating out was a huge deal to him.

10. New clothes, video games and toys

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Growing up poor makes you appreciate little things like new clothes, video games and so on.

11. Macaroni and cheese

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Mac and cheese really used to be the top that every child could get. I can’t agree with having the AC on in the car, I’d rather agree to having a car with an AC.

12. Getting a new clothes

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Getting a new clothes really used to be the best feeling in the world. Back in the days new clothes were really expresive.

13. Turning on the heat in the cold

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Well, back in the poor days being able to turn on the heat in the cold felt like a luxury big time.

14. Buying any kind of fruit

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This guy felt like a real luxury when buying all the fruits he wanted from the store.

15. Being able to buy pretty much anything in the grocery store

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This guy felt like a real luxury feeling able to buy pretty much anything within reason.

16. Drinking clean water and having a decent meal

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Having just clean drinkable water and a decent meal may sound strange, but it is actually a luxury to some people.

17. Owning clean and new towels

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A couple decades ago towels were considered luxury. Most houses had only 4-5 towels in total and most of them were dirty and had holes.

18. Air conditioning

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Well, Before 2005 having an AC in your home or car was considered a luxury big time!

19. The pink flamingo motel

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Being able to afford to stay in the “Pink Flamingo” or any other motel was really a luxury back in the day.

20. The dinner

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Well, I am not too sure if this is some kind of a joke, but I guess that to some people it was luxury.

21. Christmas decorations

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This guy felt having a Christmas decorations like something huge

22. Payday grocery shopping

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Well, I do remember that feeling as well. I still love it!

23. $5 to spend for books

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Well, I actually agree with this guy 100%

24. Dental and medical care

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Well, having a good and reliable dental and medical care is still a luxury to a lot of people.

25. Good skincare products

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Well, good care (not only skincare) products are quite important to all of us and yes, I remember the time when those products were so expensive we could barely afford them.

 


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Patrick Bennet
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