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From the Ted Talk by Wendy De La Rosa: The money talk that every couple needs to have

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Chances are, you and your better half are among the 78 percent of people who would rather _____ their full dating history and all of that drama and all of that baggage that comes along with it, rather than to disclose your full financial _______. And yet ________ shows that your significant other has a large influence on a whole host of your behaviors. Understanding how they handle money is a great way to prevent strife and misunderstandings. In fact, financial _____________ rank as the strongest predictor of _______. So my tip here is that if you want to strengthen your ____________, it's time to talk about the money.

Solution

  1. research
  2. history
  3. divorce
  4. relationship
  5. share
  6. disagreements

Original Text

Chances are, you and your better half are among the 78 percent of people who would rather share their full dating history and all of that drama and all of that baggage that comes along with it, rather than to disclose your full financial history. And yet research shows that your significant other has a large influence on a whole host of your behaviors. Understanding how they handle money is a great way to prevent strife and misunderstandings. In fact, financial disagreements rank as the strongest predictor of divorce. So my tip here is that if you want to strengthen your relationship, it's time to talk about the money.

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