I Thought It Was Just Me

The Quiet Crisis Of Women Who Have No Right To Complain

Photo by Lisa Kathan @lisakathancreative

I turned fifty in the middle of my husband’s two-year unemployment. Three of our four kids were in college. Our youngest was in middle school, still in need of braces, algebra tutoring, and sports equipment. Already skint from the economic downturn and a couple of international moves, the unemployment left us financially, mentally, and emotionally drained. But we…