Why all women need a freedom fund after a breakup
Writer Paulette Perhach had just broken up with her boyfriend, and she wasn’t exactly the picture of financial security.
“I had a little over $100 to my name, I owed my mom $1200, I owed my boyfriend $2000,” she tells Mashable. “It’s a terrible feeling to have to rely on someone else.”
But Perhach landed back on her feet, and turned her all-too-cautionary tale into an essay on Medium titled “A Story of a Fuck Off Fund,” which advised people to have a secret stash of cash should your relationship go south, you get into an uncomfortable situation at work, or you just need to make a clean break. Read more…