We are partners in ife. For us, that life includes football and all it entails. Please know, Coach, just because you are in-season, that doesn’t mean my needs are put on hold. I don’t need less of your time or attention. I don’t need less of your focus or your love. I don’t need less physical closeness and intimacy.
But here’s the thing — no job has perfect hours, and every employer expects their employees to be present when the job requires them to work. And when I remember this, I’m on my way back to reality.