Things not to ask your dad: Do you think I have what it takes to make it in life?
So, of course, on one very vulnerable day as a teen, I asked just that.
I think he relished the opportunity to finally share some of his wisdom.
He stared at the floor pensively, lips pursed. After a long, pregnant pause, he took a sip of his tea and looked up at me. “You can succeed at anything you put your mind to.”
Phew. Very diplomatic, but, OK. I can live with that.
He took another sip of his tea. “But I’m not sure if you really will…you don’t stick with things.”
Of course, he was right. By nature, … Read more...