In 2007, I sat knocking on the doors of divorce with my second marriage, and my financial banking empires came to a crumble due to the economic collapse.
Figuratively, the tide was up in my life for years in terms of cash & confidence...
...and when that "tide" finally washed out, what was exposed was a jagged, rocky marriage with a business in ruin, laying off over 100 employees, including my two sisters and Mom...
But my home & family life was in even more despair.
My two young kids had no clue who their father was, and I was living in a sexless marriage, always fighting, never getting anywhere, looping in several constant unresolved conflicts.
And on New Years Eve 2007 heading into 2008, while the world celebrated the dawn of a new year, I found myself sitting in a bed in my large new home with my wife, with tears pouring down her cheeks as she looked at me and she said, “I didn't sign up for this.”
It was almost a year and a half later, that she would look at me, and she would say,