Now I Understand

Here's another monologue. Tell me what you think and if you do decide to perform it let me know how it goes. Till next time. It's not that I hate homeless people. It's just I didn't understand how they could ever let themselves get into that kind of position. I mean it's not that hard to find a job. I'm sure they could very easily find work as a janitor. And what about all those shelters that give them a place to stay while they get back on their feet? I mean I didn't pay all those taxes for nothing. I just didn't understand. That was until the company that I worked for went belly up, and I lost everything. I lost my house, my car, my stereo, I even lost my dog, and most importantly I lost my wife. We had been going through some rough times and it didn't help when I came home and told my wife that I had just lost my job. We had enough money for about 3 months. So I didn't have much time to find another job. So I went out everyday, but no one wanted to hire me. They all said I was too qualified. After 2 months, almost all our money was gone. We didn't even have enough money to put gas in our car. I had to start bumming rides from friends or walk to my interviews. I got desperate; I did something I never thought I would ever do. I went up to a McDonalds to see if I could get a job and when I gave my application to the manager, he looked at me and laughed and said, "is this for real?" and I said, "Yes I just lost my job and I really need another one." And he said to me, "I'm sorry but your just too qualified." I went to college for four years, and now I had just been turned down by McDonald's. I went home and my wife and I had the worst fight we had ever had. I ended up taking the last of our money and using it to get a hotel room. The next day I went back to my house to apologize and tell her that we were going to get through this, but when I got there, their were police all over. I went up to one of the officers and asked him what was going on. He told me that some of our neighbors had heard our fight the night before and that after I left they saw her doing some disturbing things. They called the police and the dispatch told them that they couldn't send anyone by that night but they would send someone by in the morning. When they got there they found her on the floor. She had killed her self. Now I understand.