I’d been out of the service for more than five years, most of that time spent building Wind Zero, my multimillion-dollar business venture. I’d poured in just about all my net worth, money I’d been saving for years, as well as money from a lot of investors, including family members, friends from the military, and more. All this had blown up in my face. And then my wife told me she was leaving. And taking the kids.
There are fears like the fear of falling, of flying, of injury and death. For me, none of those is very strong. You can talk about bombs and bullets all day long; drowning or being waterboarded, shot in the Afghan high-mountain desert, thrown to rot in an Iraqi prison. True, none of that sounds very appealing. But this was worse. The situation I was in now played on my deepest, darkest fear.
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