Since when does the captain of any ship jump before the crew when the boat is going under? Thisis exactly what some men do in their homes. It gets too hot, and too much to deal with and too much of this, or too much of that and they are jumping overboard without thought or care to the one they are truly leaving behind.
How devastating it has to be for a child to feel so disregarded and unloved that you leave without so much as a proper goodbye. How selfish it is indeed to do such a thing at the heat of the moment without laying it out before the children that you are raising! It tears up the whole house!
What if you are raising a stepchild with whom you were there for them constantly when their biological parent had already left camp without notice years ago, and treat them as if the years you have invested with them no longer matter because of mommy? How do you explain a second abandonment?
Ladies and gentlemen, I cannot tell you how you turn a world upside down by not thinking ultimately how others will be affected by your actions! Especially children!
If you are not committed to a whole unit, do not join the team, take over, then jump off the cruise ship headed for the ice burg without making sure all the folks are off the damned boat!
And that is my rant this morning!