Psychologists have created a program that analyzes
people’s personality based on what they post on Twitter.
here to try it.
“I married a fantasy that didn’t
exist”. Divorce lawyers hear that all the time.
lucky because I outkicked my coverage (married up). Being
married to my Beautiful Bride has been even better than I
I suspect, however, that being married to me
has been harder than she expected. Though she’d never admit it,
I’m not easy to love.
I’m gone a lot. Leaving for a 4:00
am flight on Monday and having the return flight on Thursday
delayed until midnight is almost the norm.
When I’m not
working, I sometimes scare her with my appetite for adrenaline.
sky jumping off of the Las Vegas Stratosphere or running out
of oxygen while scuba diving in Mexico are exhilarating for me,
but terrifying for her.
I’m a great person to have as a
business ally, but a terrible enemy to have.
lots of people get new jobs, but also gotten plenty of people
fired. As Dave Ramsey says, I never go looking for a fight. But
if you start one with me, I’ll take your head off. A former
business associate who made the mistake of jerking me around
said I’m the epitome of why people shouldn’t confuse kindness
My Beautiful Bride hates it when things
get nasty like that, but I fight to win.
She’s as steady
as a rock and as Low Maintenance as they come. No drama. No
temper tantrums. No surprises.
I’m the eccentric, High
Maintenance one in our marriage, and would have never married me
if I were her.
Personal quirks aside, I should have
warned her that when she married me, she also married my career.
I chose a career that comes with incredible highs. Having
people around the country come up and ask for your autograph is
gratifying. And hearing how something you said or wrote kept
them from committing suicide will send shivers down your spine.
I’ll take moments like those all day long. The problem is
that they’re few and far in between.
A former neighbor of
ours who played for the Tennessee Titans summed it up best when
he described his job as “Hours of boredom punctuated by moments
of sheer exhilaration”.
Paramedics, police officers, and
lots of other folks have described a similar story line in their
The highs are great, but then you have to come
down. And NO ONE is pleasant to be around when they’re coming
Hard work is easy for professionals. Relaxation is
No matter what field you’re in, learn to
work as hard at leaving your work at the office, and relaxing
with your family when you’re home.
You owe it to them,
and to yourself.
To Your Success,
My Beautiful Bride found the perfect
way to forget EVERYTHING related to work when we’re at home – a
hot tub. Many times I’ve gotten in our hot tub while in a bad
mood, but have never once have I gotten out of it in a bad mood.
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