Sorry to hear about your experience. Does it crash when you open it with a specific document or all?
I'd request following troubleshooting steps given on this help article and let us know if they help.
Looking forward to your response.
Catalina Nightmare Continues! I am encountering similar problems with other software. Apple not working with Adobe, Corel software companies in this system update? Is it launching the new system without researching the effect on these software?
Since Catalina came out, the problems have been increasing.