A Survivor Asking For Help!

Annette Nave
Posted December 1, 2021 from United States

Hello, my name is Annette Nave and I'm needing help getting back on my feet. I'm reaching out to anyone anywhere. I've been through a lot in my life. Before my son was born in 1991 I was in an extremely abusive relationship with my son's father. He was an abusive alcoholic, I was beaten within an inch of my life, choke slammed, broken teeth ruptured eardrums and almost lost my son at 3 months pregnant when I was hemorrhaging on the kitchen floor. Fast forward to today and my son is 30 years old with the wisdom of an old soul. I've been a single mom since he came into this world on July 26, 1991...He's the best thing I have ever done in my life and I'm so proud of the man he has become so far!!! I come from a law enforcement and military family. I'm 56 years old and this is the first time in my life I've ever been unemployed, all because of where I used to work an employee had Covid. My unemployment ran out in June and I have been pounding the pavement trying to get a job and finding help from anyone and everywhere imaginable. At my age no one wants to hire me when I'm pushing close to retirement. I'm 3 months behind on my bills, especially my car payments, I won't have money for Christmas dinner this year.  I'm a very loyal, honest and hardworking person and I've done everything I can think of for help. I don't even know how I'll get through Christmas this year without help. I need my car to get back and forth to work when I get a job and to see my family and with that gone I'll literally be out on the street. I trust in my heart, my faith and strength but this isn't exactly how I envisioned my life right now. It's truthfully depressing. I understand bad things happen to good people but it would be a huge blessing for me if anyone could help me financially. I do have a GoFundMe page under my name, Annette Nave. (Just look for: Reaching Out For Help, Help Annette Get Back On Her Feet). I've never been one to ask for help in my entire life, I always helped and did for others and have always put myself aside. I'm just that way, it's how I was brought up to treat others. I love all people, all humanity. I'm a firm believer that everyone deserves a chance, a shot at help, at least once in life, someone that cares about others. I was brought up in that belief and believe me it feels good!! 

I appreciate you all and, from one human being to another, one empowered woman to another, I thank you in advance from the bottom of my heart for your help and I thank you all for the good work you all are doing and will do!! Peace, Love and Huge Hugs!!

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Jill Langhus
Dec 03, 2021
Dec 03, 2021

Hello Annette,

Welcome to World Pulse! I'm so sorry that you're going through this, and I totally understand what you're saying about being unemployed, especially when society puts so much of our worth and value on what we do rather than who we are. I've been unemployed quite a few times, and it's quite challenging. Having said that, I know you will come out the other end, and that you have highly valuable skills that someone out there is looking for.

Are you on LinkedIn, dear? What type of work are you looking for? Perhaps someone on here knows of something. Can you do online work?

I wish you well with your fundraiser. I hope you'll be able to get the funds that you need soon. Please keep us posted, and good luck!


Beth Lacey
Dec 03, 2021
Dec 03, 2021

I feel for you and your situation. I think Jill has given you some great options to think about. Good luck with your search