We are all equal. We are all people. The reality is that anybody can be where I am.… And we should be, we should be commended for leaving abusive relationships, that we put our children first. And, because of this social status that goes along with living on the cheque, life on the cheque, women will stay in a potentially abusive situation. Their children will get abused, physically and mentally and emotionally. Women will jump at the first boyfriend they see so they won’t have to live on the system.