Real dad's are at their son's football games, cheering them on. Real dad's are there when their kid loses a game. Real dad's put their kids first. Not when it fits in their schedule. Too bad there aren't more real dad's teaching their sons to be real men.
You cheated lied and You flipped a switch. As if I had committed some unseemly act of betrayal or lie. I did none of these things. I think you just flipped a switch and went somewhere else in your head;
With two hands, I touched the wall and quickly lifted my head to look at the clock, smiling with delight over what I saw. I’d hit almost a split and had 18 more glorious seconds before I’d push off to swim my next butterfly sprint.