Sep 15, 2017
Debt can be an enormous burden for many couples. Learn how you two can work together and get the resources you need to deal with depression and debt.
This episode is part of the Suicide Prevention Awareness Month blog and now podcast tour in partnership with Debt Drop.
This is a heavier than normal topic, but I'm afraid too many people and couples suffer in silence. My focus today is giving you some jumping points and ideas.
You two can then discuss them and work out what's best for you.
I want to clear upfront - I've never had to deal with depression and debt, but I've dealt with both.
I remember clearly the anxiety and stress I had over debt. Sleepless nights trying to figure which bill to pay with a limited income.
I've had periods in my life where depression robbed me of joy. There was no specific trigger, but it was a win to get out of bed some days.
That said - I am not a medical professional.
I just want to share some encouragement and tips that have helped me and others.
If you two are looking for resources to not only knock down your debt but take care of yourselves, here some to check out: