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From the Ted Talk by Jennifer Petriglieri: How working couples can best support each other

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Next: eliminate opitnos that don't support the life you want to live together. You can do this agreeing on boundaries that make hard ccehios easier. Boundaries like geography: Where would you like to live and work? Time: How many working hours a week will make family life possible? Travel: How much work travel can you really sntad? Once you've agreed to your boundaries, the cohice becomes easy when faced with an opportunity that falls outside of them. "I'm not going to interievw for that job, because we've agreed we don't want to move across country." Or, "I'm going to cut back on my overtime because we've agreed it's essential we spend more time together as a failmy."

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Next: eliminate _______ that don't support the life you want to live together. You can do this agreeing on boundaries that make hard _______ easier. Boundaries like geography: Where would you like to live and work? Time: How many working hours a week will make family life possible? Travel: How much work travel can you really _____? Once you've agreed to your boundaries, the ______ becomes easy when faced with an opportunity that falls outside of them. "I'm not going to _________ for that job, because we've agreed we don't want to move across country." Or, "I'm going to cut back on my overtime because we've agreed it's essential we spend more time together as a ______."

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  1. family
  2. interview
  3. choices
  4. choice
  5. stand
  6. options

Original Text

Next: eliminate options that don't support the life you want to live together. You can do this agreeing on boundaries that make hard choices easier. Boundaries like geography: Where would you like to live and work? Time: How many working hours a week will make family life possible? Travel: How much work travel can you really stand? Once you've agreed to your boundaries, the choice becomes easy when faced with an opportunity that falls outside of them. "I'm not going to interview for that job, because we've agreed we don't want to move across country." Or, "I'm going to cut back on my overtime because we've agreed it's essential we spend more time together as a family."

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. agreed
  2. agreeing
  3. boundaries
  4. choice
  5. choices
  6. country
  7. cut
  8. easier
  9. easy
  10. eliminate
  11. essential
  12. faced
  13. falls
  14. family
  15. hard
  16. hours
  17. interview
  18. job
  19. life
  20. live
  21. move
  22. opportunity
  23. options
  24. overtime
  25. spend
  26. stand
  27. support
  28. time
  29. travel
  30. week
  31. work
  32. working