What if I can’t talk about money right now?
Not everyone feels ready to talk about money or
For some, these are complex, emotional topics that
can bring up difficult or uncomfortable feelings. And the more we keep those
feelings inside, the more they can grow. We may worry that we’ll feel
judged or lacking in basic skills and understanding.
On average, it takes a year for a person to get in
touch with StepChange for debt advice after first recognising that there might
be a problem.
Frequently, it’s not until a relatively simple issue becomes much
more serious that a person chooses to seek help. This can cause a great deal of
stress that could be avoided if the conversation had started sooner.