The more I look around, the more I realize I'm an anomaly in private equity. I'm married, in my late 20s and have two kids below the age of two. I'm managing the work hours and traveling quite well, but I was wondering if others on here are in a similar situation and how you guys manage the demanding schedule.
Essentially, I work 12-13h at the office (typically 6ish to 7ish) before getting home, taking care of the kids for a little bit and then working an extra few hours if needed. I've come to terms with sacrificing sleep by getting up very early so that I can see my kids at tonight, something I wouldn't give up for any amount of money (which is in turn something that my 22 year old self would have ever said)
Anybody else in a similar situation? If so, what's your routine? Do you manage to fit hobbies in there or the schedule's too tight? How does the wife/gf/husband/boyfriend deal with your career choice given that kids are in the mix?
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