'I'm 39 with 2 kids and I just had an abortion. I shouldn't have to explain why.'
What My Salary Gets Me: A part-time teacher and payroll officer with a baby on the way.
'My sister earns four times more than me. I'm struggling to contain my jealousy.'
What My Salary Gets Me: A 26-year-old social worker living in regional Victoria on $75,000 a year.
'I have complicated thoughts about weight loss surgery. Here's why I'm doing it anyway.'
'When my estranged dad was dying, family begged me to reconcile. I refused.'
Today I got a text from my abusive ex. 'You remind me of Amber Heard,' it read.
'I'm a DV survivor. The Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial has been utterly retraumatising.'
"I ended my long-term relationship for a 'situationship' who didn't want to date me. It hurt more than the breakup."
'For years, my mum and I were best friends. When I turned 18, it all unravelled.'
‘My ex racked up thousands of dollars’ worth of traffic fines in my son’s name.’
"The signs were there." How an abusive childhood can translate into toxic relationships later in life.
'My dad is an abuser and I still love him.' The conversation we're not having about domestic violence.
'Considerable noise...' The day I received a note from a neighbour about my late night 'screaming'.
'Mum, the doctor thinks it's herpes.' What happened when my teenage daughter told me she had herpes.
'I used the word sl*t a lot.' When my partner cheated on me, I blamed the 'other woman' first.
'I've had four pregnancies in two years and no babies. Here's what not to say to me.'
What My Salary Gets Me: A 38-year-old social worker on $118,000 with two children.
'My daughter lives with Borderline Personality Disorder. This is what I want you to know.'
'Will she grow up feeling lonely?' What it's like raising an only child as a single mum.
Before The Bump
Work & Money