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During quarantine, your husband became increasingly abusive toward you and your 3 young children. You escaped and have been able to move into more stable housing.

Luckily, your children can do their distanced learning at daycare while you work, but it’s pricey; childcare costs now exceed your house payment.



I'm wanting to remove myself entirely from my ex and pull away as many strings as I can. I was self-employed. It doesn't make sense to buy my own health insurance because it's so expensive. I had been covered under his plan.

... There's something even more nuanced around the freedom to let go of relationships. If you're on your partner's healthcare, things like that, I really feel like there should be something that makes that transition easier.
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You're making ends meet by working with doula clients and teaching perinatal classes. You’ve applied to nursing school, but don’t know how you'll afford it if you get in.



...to remove myself entirely from my ex and pull away as many strings as I can. I was self-employed. It doesn't make sense to buy my own health insurance because it's so expensive. I had been covered under his plan. There's something even more nuanced around the freedom to let go of relationships. If you're on your partner's healthcare.
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No longer covered under your husband’s health insurance, you’ve gotten your own policy.

However, co-pays are so expensive that you have to make difficult decisions about whether to seek the healthcare you and your children need.



...to remove myself entirely from my ex and pull away as many strings as I can. I was self-employed. It doesn't make sense to buy my own health insurance because it's so expensive. I had been covered under his plan. There's something even more nuanced around the freedom to let go of relationships. If you're on your partner's healthcare.
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Dependents &
CAREGIVING
Hispanic
37 Years Old
Bisexual
Domestic
Abuse
Survivor
Sole caregiver
for 3 children
DEPENDENTS & CAREGIVING
Sole Caregiver
for
3 Children
Overwhelmed
and
Exhausted
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