I Am a Truck Drivers Wife

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

    Otr Training Almost Over!

    I am happy to say, my husband will be done with OTR training this week and gets to test out to get in his own truck! I am very supportive of him and understand that it is HARD work!! I don't get to talk to him as much as I like, but that's how this goes!! We have been lucky, in...
    hharris2008 hharris2008
    26-30, F
    May 20, 2012


    This is a great day for me today....my husband has been gone for two weeks, training and found out today he is coming home tomorrow, for two days, before he heads out for his OTR training.....today is also our four year anniversary, so that was a good present!!! I am really proud...
    hharris2008 hharris2008
    26-30, F
    Apr 26, 2012

    Does It Ever Get Any Easier?

    Let me start by saying I love the pic, I have the shirt. My fiance has been an otr truck driver for a little over a year now. He's usually gone for 3-4 days n home for 1-2 days sometimes he's gone for a week n does back to back trips n doesn't come home. We have a 2 year old son...
    Cirila2012 Cirila2012
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2013

    I Need Ideas...

    My new boyfriend is a trucker. From the time I've known him he has been gone through the week and home on the weekends.   He just got a new job and will be gone for several weeks at a time.  I am strong and independent and I am used to being alone so I didn't think it would...
    RedDawn72 RedDawn72
    May 1, 2012

    Here I Go!

    Ive been happily Married to my husband for a year and a half. He became an otr truck driver shortly after we got married We were together for 5 years prior to our marriage and he had always had a local job. Im looking for a support group who does not discriminate because we do...
    DaMizzuz DaMizzuz
    36-40, F
    Jul 28, 2012

    I recently discovered my husband has not been

    completely truthful with me and is also going threw his paycheck as if he has a gambling problem. I know he has a past history of paying for sexual favors and I'm so afraid he has went back to his old habits. any comments or stories that can relate to me or give me advise? I...
    curlell90019 curlell90019
    31-35, F
    Feb 22, 2015

    Proud Wife

    I have to say.....I am very proud of my husband!! He left this morning for his OTR training and they are carrying lumber up to Cincinnati.....it weighs 47,000lbs. He was looking forward to it and please pray that they are safe!
    hharris2008 hharris2008
    26-30, F
    Apr 30, 2012


    Just realized I am at this exact moment wearing the SAME shirt that is the picture for this group. My hubby got it for me out on the road..Texas I think :)
    echo66 echo66
    1 Response Oct 2, 2012

    Hey Everyone, I'm very new to this experience

    and so far it is very difficult. I've been with my driver for 4 months now and I have to say, it never gets easier to say goodbye to him. I came on here to find some advice and reassure myself that there were people out there feeling the same as I do, and boy....did I find a...
    Christa9584 Christa9584
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2014

    Help Me Please Going Crazy

    My husband has now take his second otr job he quit the first one because they were not paying him right  and we had decided he should get a local job. He spent most of 3 weeks not even looking for a local job at all. I had been dealing with our 4 kids one who is disabled all by...
    BigJaysGirl BigJaysGirl
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

    Still Kinda New

    I've been a truckers wife for 1 year exactly now. And I gotta say I'm trying my best. I am home all week with my step kids and my kids, my husband is gone during the week and is usually home on weekends, but lately he's been gone for 2 weeks at a time and its TOUGH. He drives...
    echo66 echo66
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2012
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