“He spent all the money, and we were always in debt. My wonderful credit was trashed as he never paid for any of the vehicles he had purchased, and they had to be repossessed. He stole my credit cards (which I never used) and maxed them out. I was even unable to start paying back my student loans. I had never been in debt before, and now I could not afford to eat.” ~ Yvette’s Story
Each day during the month of October, column author Paula Carrasquillo will feature a story written by a survivor of domestic violence. At the end of October, a compilation of all stories will be available for free as an e-book.
*All names have been changed to protect the survivor and the survivor’s family and friends.