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I lost my job today. After using up all of my leave entitlement, my boss told me she couldn’t hold my job open any longer. I can’t afford child care for Lewis and anyway, going to strangers isn’t what he needs right now. Without a salary, I am not going to have enough money to meet their basic needs.
I have been forced to take out a personal loan. The interest rate is pretty high and honestly, I am not sure how I will pay it off. The worst case is I will have to sell the house. I truly hope my daughter gets back on her feet soon.
I am so sad. I feel torn between the love I have for my daughter and grandchildren and the life I worked so hard to get. I won’t give up on the people I love but I also know, these decisions could see me lose everything.