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Old 09-09-2019, 08:33 AM
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. . . it was cool to step right in and be dad and husband immediately instead of 2 days later after sleeping off a hangover.
And I think it is these sorts of things that kids will process the most in this context . . . not that you were gone so much as what sort of person you were when you get back.
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Fourth thing I noticed was that I didn't show up back home for my wife and kids looking and feeling like a big bag of bricks. When I got home I was not tired and I was able to contribute around the house just like I normally do which is awesome because my wife and kids pulled all the weight while I was gone and it was cool to step right in and be dad and husband immediately instead of 2 days later after sleeping off a hangover.
FWIW, not drinking - you'll still feel like a big bag of bricks if you fly out at unreasonable hours in the morning....
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