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From the Ted Talk by Estelle Gibson: The true cost of financial dependence

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You may have experienced this yourself, or you may have hread stories of celtbrieies or professional athletes that have relied on family, fenidrs and others to manage their money, and they are left broke, bankrupt and betrayed because they made the choice to hand over their financial peowr. Someone that's dependent without a choice feles tpeaprd because of their financial situation. They can be in a job or career where they're unhappy or being harassed but they can't afford to leave. Or, someone that's had to move in with family and friends because they've had an illness or gone through a divorce or experienced a tragedy, and now they're fnnillicaay dependent on others. And how many of us know someone that has an elderly parent or a relative that can no legonr take care of themselves, and they're left to rely on others, sometimes handing over their homes, their money and other assets.

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You may have experienced this yourself, or you may have _____ stories of ___________ or professional athletes that have relied on family, _______ and others to manage their money, and they are left broke, bankrupt and betrayed because they made the choice to hand over their financial _____. Someone that's dependent without a choice _____ _______ because of their financial situation. They can be in a job or career where they're unhappy or being harassed but they can't afford to leave. Or, someone that's had to move in with family and friends because they've had an illness or gone through a divorce or experienced a tragedy, and now they're ___________ dependent on others. And how many of us know someone that has an elderly parent or a relative that can no ______ take care of themselves, and they're left to rely on others, sometimes handing over their homes, their money and other assets.

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  1. feels
  2. trapped
  3. friends
  4. heard
  5. celebrities
  6. power
  7. financially
  8. longer

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You may have experienced this yourself, or you may have heard stories of celebrities or professional athletes that have relied on family, friends and others to manage their money, and they are left broke, bankrupt and betrayed because they made the choice to hand over their financial power. Someone that's dependent without a choice feels trapped because of their financial situation. They can be in a job or career where they're unhappy or being harassed but they can't afford to leave. Or, someone that's had to move in with family and friends because they've had an illness or gone through a divorce or experienced a tragedy, and now they're financially dependent on others. And how many of us know someone that has an elderly parent or a relative that can no longer take care of themselves, and they're left to rely on others, sometimes handing over their homes, their money and other assets.

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