I read a blog post once, on a blog now lost to that space on the internet where blogs go to retire when their owner no longer has time for them. It was about the unstable retirement plan many women rely on
My parents got married and had their first child while still fairly young. She was 22, and my dad was only 19 when my older sister was born. My brother and I arrived shortly after, not twins but less than a year apart.
Then one day, seemingly out of nowhere, it all fell apart. My father had an affair. When my mom found out about it, he moved out of the family home. He stopped paying the mortgage and focused on running the business.