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It is said that “two minds are better than one.” But it doesn’t always feel that way if you’re a couple making a big decision, like whether to move to a new city or buy a home. Host Lisa Napoli is joined by Professor Jaclyn Wong, who provides some guidance on how to make the toughest of joint calls, especially during uncertain times.

Professor Wong is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of South Carolina, and her paper, Competing Desires: How Young Adult Couples Negotiate Moving for Career Opportunities was published in 2017.

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