A couple of years ago I became unhappy at work and applied for (and was offered) another job.
My manager was a little bit shocked, but I made clear that with a baby on the way the pay and conditions I were on fell short of the other offer and family comes first.
After a long discussion with my manager he actually made some fairly drastic changes and upped my pay substantially.
I'll never forget that he went the extra mile for my benefit, and so I will always do the same for him.
Our working relationship has never been better and long may it continue!
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