A friend and I are on a mission to find these elusive, magical, unicorn stats about how firefighter's have a higher divorce rate. We've been on this mission for 4 years and still have found none. In fact, we find … Read the rest
Burnout is something that happens to everyone at some point. I'm battling it right now. Overload, overwhelm, stressed the hell out, we have a lot of ways of describing it and that was keeping it more chill than I would … Read the rest
Being insecure has NO place in the firelife.
If every time your partner runs a call, you are worried … Read the rest
So, we know it is important to take care of our relationship with our partner. We know it is important to make sure our firefighters have access to and utilize resources for things like depression, anxiety, depression, you name it. … Read the rest
Let's face it, more often than not your firefighter comes off shift TIRED. The thought of traveling for vacation probably isn't at the top of his priority list when he thinks of his time off – whether it's driving in … Read the rest
Because we live about an hour from my FF's firehouse, he never fails to call me when he is on his way home from work. I can always tell by these conversations just what type of a shift he had. … Read the rest