How to Survive Unemployment: A Short Horror Story

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How to Survive Unemployment: A Short Horror Story

Illustration: Arati Gujar

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reparing for unemployment is a lot like preparing for the apocalypse. You double-check all the resources you have, and start stocking up on supplies. And just like the apocalypse, unemployment can arrive without warning. As it did in my case – even though it was by choice.

After yet another miserable day at work, I came back home one night and screamed into my pillow, tears streaming down my face. After about an hour of weeping, I fell asleep thinking that I needed to slow down and catch my breath. I needed a break. I needed to quit, even if I did not have another job at hand.  

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