I reckon that would be the most challenging bit (for a non-athlete partner), where you seemingly have to pack up and go on holiday for 2-4 weeks and leave your partner at home.What a lot of people don’t understand is that while rugby is not a 9-to-5 job, you don’t just have RDOs when you like and so you will have to miss commitments or events.” With their particular sport being a team sport, it also means that each person involved needs every other person at training, which further drives home the level of commitment required.
Not quite the day off he had expected, I would bet.
And because you don’t understand the rollercoaster, you might think you’re helping but you’re not helping in the right way.
They might not want to talk about the shocker they had.
” And that is where being together long-term as an all-athlete couple has had its perks.
“A lot of couples who have been together for a long time would have developed these skills to know how to speak to one another.