Q. If you could change something in your life right now, what would it be?
A. Nothing really at the moment I am quite happy with everything in my life. I would probably like a bigger house but that’s the only thing.
Q. What do you think is more challenging, being single or being in a relationship?
A. Because I got with my partner so young I was never really single so I actually couldn’t say.
Q. Do you think we are designed to stay with one partner our whole lives?
A. It depends if you are lucky enough to find the person that you can get along with and be happy with. You never really know because you can’t predict the future.
Q. Do you think your parent’s relationship has an impact on your relationships?
A. No my life is my life and there life is theirs. As for my marriage, I don’t believe they have any impact on it.
Q. What is the best quality you learnt from your father?
A. I give to everyone else before I give to myself and do everything for everyone else and before I do things for myself.
Q. What is the strongest influence you have adopted from your parents?
A. To do the opposite to what they have done. To make sure I am there for my kids.
Q. Do you feel like you are living your life to your fullest potential?
A. I think I am happy with where I am at but on certain things I would like to have been able to do better, like with my schooling if I had done better it would have made life easier now. Like with maths and spelling, if I had paid more attention it would have been better.
Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. Nothing really, I am pretty happy with how I am and how I got here.
Q. Do you consider your partners needs and opinions?
A. Yes I do, I have to otherwise it will make my life harder if I don’t. I don’t do it all the time but on big decisions absolutely.
Q. Are you afraid of anything? What does the word fear mean to you and what are you most fearful of?
A. I fear not seeing my kids again. Now that I am getting older I see people dying young and you think gees that could happen to me. You realize how short and fragile life can be and it’s scary.
Q. If your partner could ask you to stop doing one thing to make them happier, what do you think that would be?
A. There always has to be something because no-ones perfect, I just can’t pick that one thing right now.
Q. What is the best piece of advice you can give others based on your life experience?
A. Don’t believe in a religion because if there were anything out there that we were all expected to follow it would be greater, bigger and better than any of the religions we have to follow.
Q. What do you need to spend more time doing going forward?
A. More time at home with the kids and my wife.
Married with 3 young children