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I Am a Truck Driver's Wife

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    Personal Problems - My husband is a truck driver and rarly at home has three outside kids(that he's had on me ) so recently he has somebody driving his truck and now he claims he's...
    Montecarlo12 Montecarlo12 26-30 2 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    I Love My Husband!!!!! - My husband and I have been together for 7 years nrxt month but we mrried Sept 2009. He was an OTR driver before 4 years ago and this go aroundd we are...
    Meshela Meshela 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    11 Years In And Yes I Miss Him When Hes Gone - Hello all . Ive been married 5years but with my hubby for 11 years total. He has driven all 11 years. We started out with him otr...
    Wifeincharge46260 Wifeincharge46260 26-30, F Oct 10, 2012

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    A New Friend - Michele, her names Michele. Sadly, my husband got called into work early instead of leaving Monday he got called in yesterday, so the idea of us having just one more...
    Gene86 Gene86 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    Slowly Losing My Grip - My husband has been driving for almost a year now and I started out trying to be uber supportive. I wouldn't cry when we were on the phone so I didn't make...
    prettypiratelady prettypiratelady 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    New Truckers Wife - So my husband just left for training today. Weird, but i've been crying all day. He'll be gone for 2 weeks, home for 2 days, ect. I don't know if I can really...
    amberlynn00 amberlynn00 22-25 14 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Hi everyone! I am new to the group and new to being an OTR truckers wife. I have been married for 7 1/2 years and my hubby has always been a truck driver/ fire fighter. It has...
    TruckersAngel TruckersAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Newbie - Well I don't really have any stories yet.  My husband just started training at a company.  He has been gone since January he won't be home until late April. ...
    Stickiestew Stickiestew 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    Need Help Coping - My husband has been driving OTR for almost two months now. He is home every other weekend and I miss him so much! I feel guilty saying that because I know some...
    spouseofbipolar spouseofbipolar 41-45 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    This Is Not Easy - I'm 24 and my husband is a truck driver and is 39. I have two kids from a previous marriage. I'm new at this but are finding it hard to manage my kids, my career...
    babydollgarcia babydollgarcia 22-25 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    This Is Becoming Unbearable! - Truck driver's wife life!  It sound like the title of a poem but this life is not working for me.   My husband has been working as a...
    gladiola gladiola 51-55 10 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    Keep Myself Busy - I've been with my husband for a little over 2 years. Been married for 8 months and have been a otr truckers wife for about 9 months now. I have two boys from my...
    Myhoneyb Myhoneyb 31-35 Aug 5, 2013

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    Crossroads - I have been married 11 years to my husband. For the past 5 years he has been an OTR driver. We started out together, him getting his license first and then me...
    11yearsandcounting 11yearsandcounting 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2012

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    I Love My Trucker! - I am one of the lucky ones mine is home every night. he does work very long hours but is in my bed every night. wishing all of you ladies with the OTR...
    Peach1974 Peach1974 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    Im a truck drivers soon to be wife. My fiance and I have been together off and on for 3 years and hes been driving for 1. I have tried numerous exausting hours, days and months to...
    BabyBunnie BabyBunnie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    I Don't Want This Life - My fiance and i met through mutual friends after 12 years of each being told we would be perfect for eachother and yet never being in the same place at the...
    shyleeblue shyleeblue 31-35 4 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Does It Get Easier!? - I want to be something other than a truck drivers wife, but I can't see beyond that at this time. I am 26 years old, looking at disability. Hubby and I just...
    Gene86 Gene86 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    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...
    echo66 echo66 22-25 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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    My husband has been driving for just about two years now. At first I was working too and trying to attend college. I really thought I was going crazy for a long time. We have...
    TruckerWifeMayhem TruckerWifeMayhem 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Getting Ready To Watch Him Go.... - Me and my husband have been married for 17yrs,we have 7 kids 6-18yrs of age.We are spending our last week 1/2 as a family before he leaves to...
    warlordsbaby warlordsbaby 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    Truck Drivers Wife For 2 Years Now - i am a truck drivers wife hes been doing it for about 2 and a half years now. Its still really hard when he leaves. u never get used to it...
    theresav theresav 26-30 2 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    Lonely As Can Be - I am a truck drivers wife. I have been with my truck driver for 13 years and I think I have come to the end of the road. Although I have made it clear how much...
    autumnmist autumnmist 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Just Found This Site - Hello all, I have been a Truck Driver's Wife for a little under a year now.  We moved to a new town and I only know the people I work with and sometimes it...
    bunnela bunnela 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    Hey everyone! I have a question that I hope you can all help me with. My boyfriend is a truck driver and he seems so distant and detached sometimes. I know that they tend to be...
    Christa9584 Christa9584 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Not Sure How To Ask Him! - I am a truckers wife for only two years now and when he comes home I am very excited and can't wait to see him, last weekend he brought the semi home, I...
    Nourpriorities Nourpriorities 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2013

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    My Husband Is Now A Truck Driver 2013 - Well Im 26 Yrs Old And We Have A 2 Yr Old Son I Know If My Husband Didn't Do This We Wouldn't Be Able To Give Our Son The Life We Dream Of...
    michelle2013 michelle2013 26-30 3 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    Independence - After 10 years of marriage to a manager, my husband quit his job, took $3,000 out of our retirement fund and took a truck driving course. We have been struggling...
    OTRspouse OTRspouse 51-55, F 2 Responses May 30, 2013

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    Truckers Wife! - Hey My name is Samantha! I belong to a "outlaw asphault cowboy"! My husband has been driving a truck for about 10 years and i've been able to experience it for 2...
    sltimmons sltimmons 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2011

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    I Lost It Tonight - My emotions have got the best of me. He's been gone 2 weeks and not coming home for atleast another week. My phone will be turned off tomorrow so there is no...
    truckersgf truckersgf 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    New To Having To Miss My Husband - My husband and I have been married for 12 years.  We have 2 wonderful boys.  All 12 years he worked for the same company and then made...
    grinchypoo grinchypoo 36-40, F 14 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    Newlywed And Now He's Leaving :( - My husband and I have been married less than a year, but have been together for almost five years. The job he has now is a complete dead end as a...
    purdeegurl purdeegurl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    Everything Has Changed In A Flash… - The thought occurred to me today that in the last four years so much had changed. I have gone from very independent and refusing to rely on...
    KatYourAvonRep KatYourAvonRep 41-45, F Oct 17, 2010

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    Welcome to My Life! - My husband has been driving OTR for almost 30 months. We have been married July will be 3 years.  We have a "brady-bunch" family. I have 2...
    supermommyof7 supermommyof7 31-35 6 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    New At This - My husband and i have two kids girl 1 year old and a five year old boy and my husband is getting ready to start trucking school the 18 of this mth and we have been...
    truckerswifeoftwo truckerswifeoftwo 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Sad Trucker Wife - I have been married to my husband for 6 years, he has been a driver for 3 years. We have three kids 4 y.o. twins and a 6 y.o. My husband became a driver because...
    twife07 twife07 26-30 3 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    Wild Weekend - A little back ground... I am constantly on the go and constantly working.  I have a regular job that has been good to me for 20 years...  I have a few...
    KatYourAvonRep KatYourAvonRep 41-45, F Oct 11, 2010

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    Another More Months - Since January 16th I have seen my husband a total of 7 days.  I won't be seeing him for another few weeks.  This is harder than I thought. ...
    Stickiestew Stickiestew 36-40, F 3 Responses May 26, 2008

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    What Is Going On Here? - Well I just wanted to share my story on here with you guys since this lifestyle can be hectic. I'm 26 years old and my husband is 28 we got married last...
    tiffanyannevitale tiffanyannevitale 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Cheating Trucker - So. I have this problem and i just don't know what to do so let me put it out there for all you trucker wife's in the hopes that you will all give me some good...
    karenkokes karenkokes 31-35, F 25 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    On The Road... - My hubby invited me to go on the road with him for the last half of his run. I'm so excited! The weather sucks but I'm traveling in it anyway. I have to meet him...
    BiButterfly BiButterfly 26-30, F Oct 29, 2011

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    Marry To A Truck Driver That I Love So Much - Just found the site and wanting to share my experience and truck driver world with people who can relate.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 9, 2013

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    Santa Baby! Put A Good Man Under My Tree! Santa Baby! Wrapping Up Just For Me! - Five Christmas's ago I asked Santa for a Good Man!  My seven year old was quick to point out a few...
    KatYourAvonRep KatYourAvonRep 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2010

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    Not What We Expected - My husband was in an auto accident 2 years ago while headed to a job site. He sustained injuries that required surgery, physical therapy and almost a year...
    adelaidefarm adelaidefarm 26-30 3 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    He Just Left For The First Time. - I am pretty independent, I can do all the stuff around the house, I can take care of the boy.  I can feed the dogs and on and on.  What I am...
    vanstorm vanstorm 36-40 5 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Engaged To A Truckdriver.... - First of all he was gone for almost 6 months for CR England and I barely saw him during that time - they were not too good at giving hometime and now...
    LadyDevina LadyDevina 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Missing Driver Please Read And Help - My husband Adam Freitas is a driver for CR England on truck number 51243. His last known location was Salt Lake City on June 22. He has...
    brooksjenniferm brooksjenniferm 41-45 5 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    As I had a huge blow out fight with my truck driver husband this past weekend about him never being home to pitch in I decided to Google 'Truck Driver Wife' and found this group. I...
    melaniemeier melaniemeier 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    My Life - I met my husband about 10 years ago. We have been married four six years now and have four children. Nick my husband has been a otr truckers for 3 years now and he makes...
    heyleylyn heyleylyn 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    The Life Of A Truck Driver Wife - I am a truck drivers wife!! we have been married for almost twelve years. How ever we just started our own trucking company eight months ago it...
    mymansatrucker mymansatrucker 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    I Want This To Work! - My husband and I have been married for 6 years (his 3rd and my 2nd). He has been an otr driver for over 18 years. I understand the stresses of being on the...
    tgirl65 tgirl65 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    Pissed - i have been a truck driver wife for about 5 years. i have losed all trust in him.  he tell lies all the time, i have found pictures of women in his bags, their are...
    pissed pissed 51-55 6 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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