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Marriage broke down, now financially struggling. Help?!

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Hi!

A few months ago mine and my husbands marriage broke down. He worked full time, while I worked part time, and now he has left I'm struggling to support myself as I'm now on 1/3 of the income with all the same bills to pay. He told me that he left because I couldn't conceive despite trying everything from following NHS guides to using websites like ovulation calculators (example here: ovulation-calculators.com) I really don't know what to do at this point. If I pooled every account I can withdraw money from into my debit account, I could live for about 3 months before the debt takes over, and I just don't have any motivation to sort it out because there's just so much, before you even start on the emotional/mental side of it all.

to anyone who's been in a similar situation - how did you get out?

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  • Comms69
    Comms69 Posts: 14,229 Forumite
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    AbbieC wrote: »
    Hi!

    A few months ago mine and my husbands marriage broke down. He worked full time, while I worked part time, and now he has left I'm struggling to support myself as I'm now on 1/3 of the income with all the same bills to pay. He told me that he left because I couldn't conceive despite trying everything from following NHS guides to using websites like ovulation calculators (example here: ovulation-calculators.com) I really don't know what to do at this point. If I pooled every account I can withdraw money from into my debit account, I could live for about 3 months before the debt takes over, and I just don't have any motivation to sort it out because there's just so much, before you even start on the emotional/mental side of it all.

    to anyone who's been in a similar situation - how did you get out?
    Is there any reason you cant work full time?
  • fibonarchie
    fibonarchie Posts: 975 Forumite
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    There's a debt free wannabe board on this site, might be worth taking a look
    Signature Removed by Forum Team ..thanks to somebody reporting a witty and decades-old Kenny Everett quote as 'offensive'!!
  • BAFE
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    I'm afraid the only obvious answer is to do what I did. Get a full time job.
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