They were on a holiday with her sister’s family and their combined six kids and while everybody else was sleeping, they took the morning to go swimming in Lake Travis, Austin. The situation was by all means, idyllic.
Looking at her husband of 22 years, the bestselling author described it as a perfect moment.
“‘Steve, I feel so connected to you. I’m so glad we’re spending this time together doing this’,” she recalled on her Netflix special, Brene Brown: The Call to Courage.
“And he looks back to me and goes, ‘Yep, waters good’ and keeps swimming.”
Watch the trailer for Netflix’s Brene Brown: The Call to Courage.
Amazingly, Brown’s first thought was “he is so overwhelmed with love for me. He’s not functioning,” and so she tried again.
“I feel really close to you,” she repeated minutes later.