If you don’t like sports, then it’s going to seem like one big pitfall!But then again, if you don’t like sports, you probably wouldn’t be reading this.So many girls I knew were absolutely happy with settling down in a nice house with their professional athlete partner but that was just it — Professional Athlete partner.Most of those guys find their identity in just being a professional athlete. I wanted to struggle on my own, I wanted to have to eat frozen dinners, because they were cheap…I enjoyed being proud of him whether his team won or lost.That was the closest I was going to get to playing in the NFL and I loved every minute of it!
Naturally you date someone with similar interests and as a result a few of them played professional sports.
It was a combination of genetics, hard work and luck that he never had to worry about a backup plan, which is quite the opposite for 90 percent of guys trying to make it in the NFL.
Stable or not, watching my best friend play each Sunday on the field was exhilarating.
Once the touchdowns, the fame, the recognition gets taken away (and at some point it will), what kind of guy is left?
It can be the one that finds his identity in his old glory days or the one that embraces life in the present, passionate about making a positive impact on the people and society around him.