"It completely consumed me." For 5 years, Loren O'Keeffe searched for her missing brother.
Ellie* thought James was her first love. After 20 years, she learned it was all a lie.
'I'm 40 and I'm down to one close friend. But I don't want any more.'
'My sister got me through lockdown in 2020. Now she's not here and I'm lost.'
'My high school friend took his own life two years ago. Here's what I wish I did differently.'
"At 13, my dad died by suicide. As an adult, I received a call about my brother."
'I'm working from home with ADD. Here are the 5 things that help me organise my day.'
'To those saying Australia should just "open up": I'm asking you to please think of the nurses.'
"I had a breast reduction surgery aged 19. And men hate me for it."
'I tried casual sex for the first time in my 40s. Here's how it went.'
'After 15 years apart, I stalked my first love on Facebook. Here's what I found.'
'When my husband had an affair, I asked him for every little detail. I desperately wish I hadn't.'
'Chewing gum came out of my allowance.' I was financially abused for 10 years.
'I was diagnosed with ADHD at 37. It gave me a complete identity crisis.'
For the last five years, Jeanne has been trying to prove she isn't dead.
LEIGH CAMPBELL: I cried today. And I’m one of the lucky ones.
Before The Bump
Work & Money