I've been doing this "Dad thing” all wrong. I was taught at a very young age by my father that my number one priority should be providing for my family, and then others. But what he didn’t tell me was that working 60-80 hour workweeks would not only disconnect me from my family but mainly from my self. I’ve lived without a purpose most of my life until I became a father, and now that I’m three years into this, it didn't strike me until year one that a Dad meant much more than taking care of my family but more so caring for my family. This all changed when I started caring for myself and creating a purpose far beyond what my family could provide. It was about creating a legacy that I could leave, and that started with connection and time with myself first, then my family.
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