- Your BOB. You can always buy specific items that you need when you get to where you are going.
- Cash. Lots of cash.
- Your documents (ie: passport, vaccination card, etc).
- Food and water--it may be a while before you get to your destination.
- A plausible excuse for leaving if needed (depending on how many bridges you want to burn).
- A portable source of income if you will be gone for an extended length of time.
- A plan (pre-planned not an after thought). How will you get to the airport? What will you do with your home? Do you need a house sitter? Will you cancel unneeded home services? Do you have a destination in mind? Who do you tell where you are going and who don't you tell?
- A way to evaluate why it is you had to escape and a way to deal with the issues that drove you to this decision.
- A spouse, children or friend if applicable and, of course, their BOBs and documents.
- A re-entry plan.
Friday, September 21, 2007
DPT--10 Things to Have in Your Escape Kit
Sometimes a person just needs to escape. Whether from a psychotic ex, a psychotic boss or a middling life of boredom, you should always have your "Escape Kit" at hand. Here's a short list of what you should have: