The Cost of Leaving an Abusive Relationship
The California Sunday Magazine
"I would take out $40, $50 at a time and put it in this duffel bag."
Lisa Mecham 💙
“I tried to open the new bank account at our credit union. They said I needed to bring my ex into the bank to close our existing account. I was like, “My life is in danger.” They were like, “That’s not our problem.” Brave women, broken systems.
"Many domestic violence cases have an element of what researchers call economic abuse, or attacks on a victim’s self-sufficiency. "
Thanks for posting this,
Interesting contrast: a rich woman and a poor woman each escaping from an abusive relationship