Money is Like Sex, We All Need it, but Nobody Talks About it

A couple of weeks ago I was getting some Hawaiian food with some coworkers when I got an exciting notification. It was from Paypal, letting me know I had received payment for some freelance writing I was doing.

I excitedly talked about how my side gigs were going, grateful for coworkers who understood the importance of building income streams outside of the 9–5…