Divorce and Financial Abuse
If you’re a victim of financial abuse, you’re likely to feel lost and overwhelmed when it comes to funding your everyday life, not to mention planning for the future. It takes time and determination but there are steps you can take that will help you get your financial footing.
Rebuilding after Financial Abuse
To help you with practical steps for financial recovery, I’m sharing a resource that has been published by Bankrate*. This isn’t an endorsement of their company but I do believe their article offers some sound advice. You’ll find tips for recognizing financial abuse as well as things you can do that will support your financial recovery.
Bankrate shares the following:
Economic or financial abuse — encompassing anything from secretly withholding funds to restricting basic needs — isn’t the typical focus of discussions about abusive relationships, but it’s a more common issue than many may think. In fact, financial abuse occurs in 99 percent of instances of domestic violence, according to data from the Center for Financial Security. [READ MORE]
Abuse of any kind is never okay. If you are a victim of domestic violence you can receive information and support by calling the Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233 or visit their website at www.thehotline.org
Stay safe and get help. You are worth more than you know.
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
Psalm 139:13-14 NIV
Discover Peace after Divorce:
Divorce is stressful, I went through one about 2 years ago now. It is very sad and weird because you made a life with that person and now have to pick up the pieces. I relied on my ex for everything, but it feels great to be independent and love me.