But we had to cut the trip short…for the New York Jets.
(He accepts that he's zoned for the playroom TV come game time.) Although I lose out on time with him, I gain something greater: a dynamic side to Russ that I'd never know otherwise.
In our everyday life, he's easygoing and calm, but in his football life, he's impassioned and enthusiastic.
Since their summer training camp is near my parents' alma mater, my superfan husband deemed it essential that we ditch my family for a football scrimmage.
I wish I could say it was the only time the Jets had intercepted our plans.
And though said team subsequently disappointed him on a fairly consistent basis and everyone around him was a New York Giants fan, he stayed true to his first love.
If anything, Russ's dedication to the Jets grew stronger because they needed him more.
With any luck, this bond will help us get to our own 40th anniversary.
If you lose your guy to his favorite sports team:1. Invite over couples who root for your team on game days to eat and cheer together.
What’s more, 24 percent of Ravens fans also said they’d rather give up sex for a year than date a rival Steelers fan.