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Ironically, this specific benefit was apparently unknown to Belcher who reportedly asked the Chiefs GM and coaches to provide for his daughter before shooting himself. All NFL players need protection but not guns.
Those that can and are willing to put in the work to make it as a player in the NFL are indeed exceptionally talented and hard-working individuals. They are also very much in the spotlight and sometimes well-recognized, perhaps plenty of reasons to be somewhat guarded.
Since the Belcher murder-suicide, there has again been public debate about the availability of guns to the general public, professional athletes What could have prevented the r m s. But regardless of what side one comes down on, I do not recall hearing of a single incident where a gun actually saved a professional athlete from losing something.
While most of us have the luxury of learning from youthful financial mistakes, for t he most part, professional athletes do not. Their highest, and often majority life-time, earnings come during this first period of their professional lives. And unlike their peers entering the workforce, for professional athletes, there is instant financial pressure.
Specifically, there are the expectations, ever-present demands, and often self-imposed obligations to financially support family members, friends and everyone else looking to make a financial gain just because they happen to be an acquaintance. His version of the American Dream had become a nightmare.
As reported in the November 2nd, article: Indeed, every NFL player needs protection but not with guns. For Jovan Belcher, instead of guns and his own druthers, and before he received even his first NFL paycheck, he should have turned to the same grace that will now save his daughter from being without adequate financial support: A trust that would have shielded Belcher from ridiculously unnecessary financial pressures.
A trust that would have provided income today while ensuring that most of his earnings would be available when he retired from football—involuntarily, as in nearly every case.
Marital and significant-other relationships are like golf: Unlike golf, however, significant-other relationships are essential to life, and unhealthy ones can destroy us and those we claim to love.
Now, however, in yet another demanding profession with sometimes high marriage mortality rates, the legal profession, I graciously and happily celebrated my thirteenth wedding-anniversary recently.
My wife and I are in many ways a very fortunate exception. Our wedding the next year, my second in the NFL, was of course not an instant fix to what we came to learn were a number of respect, responsibility, role and maturity issues between us.
If anything, the tensions between us only intensified.
But through a great mentoring relationship with a mature and very real, yet caring couple who were committed to our success as a couple, we learned some critical principles about how to make it, make it work and make it great.
Though not legally married, Belcher and Perkins were in a very real sense involved in a marital relationship: Most people walk into such relationships with unrealistic expectations. But with a gun to his head just prior to killing himself, Belcher told team officials that the professional help did not work.
Before that Saturday morning, Belcher must have known that he was quickly approaching the edge. And over the course of that Friday night preceding his rampage, he was looking for something to grab onto: In his search, however, Belcher reportedly turned to a couple of bars, then to a female acquaintance and finally to confrontation with Perkins before grabbing his guns.
We all need help at some point and quite often in some specific area of our lives. Often the greatest area of need involves help with our significant relationships. There may be times to seek professional help. But armed with the proper tools, most importantly TRUST, couples helping to sharpen other couples works most effectively in building and maintaining healthy relationships.
In mentoring relationships, ultimately, authentic friendship evolves between couples, one in which there is comfort and a level of trust enough to call—even during the latest hours of the night with the ugliest of details; and especially during times of crisis. An employee of mine had been in a single vehicle accident at five in the morning and suffered a pretty serious cut in his abdominal area.
He had been doing shooters with a bunch of Falcons at some bar: I guess tequila or some other hard liquor. When he returned to work, he told me about the accident and remarked that he had experienced a lot of bad luck recently.
This guy murdered another human being before he cowardly took his own life. These tragedies are repeated daily all over the world. This got headlines because this drunk doper was an NFL player.This webpage is for Dr. Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.
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