It’s the false bravado “I’m a bigger bad ass than anything this job can throw at me” mentality that’s causing dudes to irresponsibly drink, leave their wives and kids or worse yet, eat a bullet.
Talking about how you really feel doesn’t make you weak.
Doing that and then getting back on the truck and getting back in the fight makes you probably one of the most courageous and mentally stable dudes on that truck.
Stay healthy my brothers.
Respect one another, and take care of each other.
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