“Two years ago, my mother passed away, which caused my childhood trauma. As a result, I increasingly quit working. In May, I ended up with PTSD, PTSD. Before that, I worked at a startup in the field of technology, sales and marketing.” .
“I have 75 euros a week for groceries, and I also have to pay for clothes and public transport from that. I know exactly how much everything in supermarkets costs and I look at brochures and offers online. I don’t do fun things outside the house anymore. I prefer to organize things in Home, like a movie night, or going to dinner with friends. And sometimes I choose to go to the movies and then have peanut butter toast for a few nights.”
“I canceled my sports subscription because I couldn’t afford it anymore. I exercise now outside. I buy used or on-sale clothes. I think it’s important to look good. I studied fashion and I’m good at finding fun. Things on Vinted. Style is in you, I’m not Having to buy that. I also amuse myself sometimes at the sewing machine. Creativity takes you so far when you’re poor.”