Being unemployed seems in theory like a great opportunity to pursue interests and return to studies, but just doesn't work well in practice. Money anxiety throws in a knot to the stomach and a slouch to the shoulders, sapping energy and clogging creativity.
Being a sole breadwinner here, I'm trying to add up the numbers to see how long it will take for this ship to sink if I don't find a job. Last time, it took seven months, and what I found was the job from hell. This time, I have no such luxury