'I work with survivors of financial abuse. These are their 3 common challenges.'
A letter to my abuser.
"In my marriage, I was in charge of the money. But my husband made me explain every cent."
'I had $0 in my bank account. In 3 years, I have doubled my salary and paid off my debt.'
'I speak to survivors of financial abuse every day. This is what I want you to know.'
'I'm a qualified psychologist. It took me years to realise I was a victim of coercive control.'
'It doesn’t happen to people like me.' The stories we don't imagine when we think about domestic abuse.
'He sent me a spreadsheet on how much money I waste.' My seven months with a controlling man.
For some women, leaving an abusive relationship is the start of another, invisible battle.
'We were horrified by what we found.' How a bank discovered a hidden tactic of abuse.
"The week Australia went into lockdown, my husband cut off finances to my children and I."
At 19, Emily was married. 7 years later, she left with just $17.50 in her account.
'He took out a million dollars in loans.' The problem with the question: why didn't she just leave?
Years after her husband killed her children, Ann realised she'd been a victim of abuse.
'My marriage ended when my husband accidentally sent a sext to our 14yo daughter.'
'My ex wants us homeless and starving.'
Before The Bump
Work & Money