What should a couple talk about / what do you wish you and your s/o talked about before having a baby?

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Wish we would have talked about our obvious pathway to divorce 😒 Discuss religion, parenting styles and philosophies (even includes things such as willingness to vaccinate and other basic medical treatments), ideas on education, amount of freedom and independence a child gets, and so much more

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How did you know you were headed for divorce?

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Hey PwC time to step up your parental leave...

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