Plus, I figured that, if nothing else, I'd have something to blog about. But seriously, go to any watering hole that's close to a firehouse and ask if it's a firemen hang-out. But sometimes it does, and sometimes your best friends die. We like to go out a lot, have fun, go to bars, be with our buddies. As it turned out, he was handsome, hilarious and he talked non-stop (which I like, because it means I don't have to reveal that I don't have much on the brain, except, in this case ... Now, we didn't exactly fall in love--in part because it was clear to me he was only in it for fun, and I'm not sure I could be serious about someone his age. Some of us get part-time jobs as bartenders or bouncers, so we often hang out at the place where one of us is working. For both locals and tourists who want to go fireman-watching? And we're not supposed to talk about that stuff--because we're supposed to be macho--but it can be really therapeutic if there's someone we can talk to about everything. Any fireman will always be half-married to his job and to the other firemen he knows. There's a saying that firemen make great fathers, but bad husbands.
Firefighters are trained problem solvers, incredibly courageous, completely selfless, and look damn good shirtless.
A man who is brave enough to run into a burning building will surely be able to protect you from life's smaller threats (like mice). Read on for a list of nine reasons to hook yourself a firefighter.1. There's even a dating site for the die-hard uniform lovers.
He says he enjoys knowing that I can handle things while he's away. If I do have a financial question or scheduling question, I try to always call on his lunch break or after five.
Over the years (married and single) I had many women friends that wanted me to introduce them to firefighter friends, they wanted to date a fireman.
But after meeting the Baby Fireman, I have been And of course, there's a lot to recommend firefighters. They go into their line of work knowing there's a chance they could lose their own lives while trying to save others. Plus, while they may be fire-resistant, they are also smokin' hot! FIREMAN (who prefers to remain anonymous): No matter where you live--here in New York, or in Mexico, or in Ireland, wherever you are--the best place to find them is simply outside of your local firehouse. MK: Uh oh--does that mean yo you guys cheat on your wives a lot? F.: We have that reputation, but I don't think firemen do it more than men in any other profession.
So, when I found out that there is going to be a FIREMAN CHARITY RAFFLE in Brooklyn Thursday night, it seemed like a perfect opportunity for me to infiltrate the ranks, posing as an innocent member of the press, and get the inside scoop on how to seduce firemen. When the weather's nice, they're often hanging around outside. I mean, when I go jogging, I often run past the fire house around the corner from me, and seeing all those big strong dudes standing around with their arms crossed--it can be intimidating! I mean, do you say "Excuse me, but might I be able to slide down your pole? F: I tell you what: If you have a nephew, bring him by the firehouse, and say, "This little guy loves the trucks--can he get a tour? I don't have a nephew, but I can't wait to find a small child to use as a pawn. F.: Well, we do like the idea of being the knights in shining armor. And if you fall, you better believe we'd be coming to get you.
Their boys, the men they hang with have a huge impact on their lives and you will at first be dating him and his boys.
We do want each other to find happiness and find a woman.
I used to get so stressed out and angry when Steve would choose to go on a call instead of choosing to be with his family. The kids don't understand why Dad has to be gone for two days and you are left with whatever plans you had as a family that day. I noticed him holding his children tighter and not getting so frustrated with them. If I ask how he slept, then he sometimes says, "I didn't get to sleep until a.m." That lets me know to have very low expectations of him in the morning. Most of the times he opts out, but at least he knows that I understand his need for sleep.
Sometimes he would go in for overtime thinking that it would be two hours and he would get stuck and miss whatever event that we had planned. Sometimes you have to cancel them, or you just have to buck up and do it all by yourself. This keeps me from being angry and resentful when he isn't helping out more or not doing his honey-do list. It isn't fair to the wonderful, hardworking, firefighers who are admirable and trustworthy.