If I fail, I’ll just call my Dad and he’ll let me move back in with him

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A safety net makes all the difference. 👍🏽

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I was in the same boat a decade ago. Thankfully I didn’t fail and never had to ask for even a dollar from my family. The only thing I ever got from my parents was emotional support and advice but I always knew I could ask if I got to that point. You got this!

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I actually don’t want to go back to my parents house and ask for help. That’s why I don’t have the choice of failing 😂

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Honestly having a similar safety net encouraged me to be bold in my younger years. It was great to have that experience

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So happy for you! Wish I had that safety net lol

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You’re awesome, thanks for the positive energy!

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Do you think having a backup like this is good or bad for your long term success?

Ditto. It’s definitely a privilege for me and I acknowledge it.

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