Breaking free — I had to leave and find help.

Illustration by Vidya Vasudevan,

Did he or didn’t he? What happened? Is he ok? All questions I got from my friends at work after I quit my job on 24 January 2020 after 13 years. I was with a solid company in the finance sector that treated their employees well. The pay and healthcare benefits were excellent. Now I have neither and I’m good with that.