…Even in front of their kids.
I recently had to take a trip to Ireland for business. Now, I am a guy that hates leaving his family on a daily basis. I miss them. I worry about them. I often find myself wishing I didn’t have to work, but feeling grateful that I can provide and that my clients believe enough in me to do the important work. Any Dad that loves their family the way I do, understands the balancing act and all the thoughts that go with it.
When I have to leave for 1 or 2 nights for a domestic business trip it pains me. But, leaving for an international trip is gut wrenching. I cry, my wife cries, and my boys beg me to stay home and say “no planes Daddy.” I balled like a baby walking out of my house on my way to Ireland…and half way to the airport. Continue reading “Real Men DO Cry…”