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I Am a Trucker's Wife

For those who have spouses on the road in those tractor trailers going across the nation or around the city! 89 People

    New Trucker Wife.

    When I met my now husband, he was a local trucker.  I could handle the long hours a day,  Heck, I work 10 plus hours a day myself.  Right after we we became engaged we talked it over and did the numbers to find it out it was better if he went back over the road...
    truckersmilingwife truckersmilingwife 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    My Trucker

    I have been married to a Trucker for 4 years now. We have been on both sides of the track... He has been home, I have driven with him and now he is driving and I am at home while he is out. Communication is the key and to let him know that he is loved and missed. We have two...
    Alli76717 Alli76717 36-40, F May 14, 2012

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    New To The Life Of A Trucker's Wife. . .

    My honey has many years of trucking under his belt, so it is in his blood. I have to accept that nothing else will keep him happy like driving on the open road. Our relationship is fresh, and I've gotten so attached to him. I know this isn't going to be easy, but I'm willing to...
    smoovyswife smoovyswife 31-35 5 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    New To This...Feeling Lonely

    Hey! I'm 21 and I'm a new trucker's wife. We got married on March 7 and he left for school on March 12. I'm a stay at home mom, we have two little boys, ages 4 and 2 months. My hubby isn't going to be home until the end of May...it's barely been two weeks and I'm already lost...
    Lilribbit91 Lilribbit91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    Hello!

    Hey everyone! I'm a 23 year old O/O wife. I've been married to my trucker for almost 3 years. We have 2 beautiful babies together (3 if you count the truck, haha). We've only had our own truck for just over a year, and boy is it ever an experience! My husband has been driving...
    KWmama08 KWmama08 22-25 Aug 15, 2009

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    It's Gotta Get Better, Right?

    My husband just became a trucker so we could do better for our two young children, we have a little girl about to be 5 and 4 days later our son will be 1.  He just went on his first otr trip and of course I truly had too much go wrong. It started that he got called out early and...
    debbiedawn debbiedawn 31-35 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    Husband Hiding Things...

    My husband left as usual on Saturday and I left for my job (local). Sunday he was sweet and bought me a sewing machine. Only to find out that was a distraction for him. I was busy playing with the sewing machine making curtains for our new home. He went and blew over $200...
    laurelB laurelB 31-35 Jun 10, 2013

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    New To This

    Hello all, I am glad to find this little community of others to share experiences with. I am the mom of five children. My husband has been looking for a job for a longtime now and decided to try a career as a truck driver. He has only just started his training. Before he...
    LoriAZ LoriAZ 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    New trucker's wife, and mom of 13 yr old.

    Not sure how I feel about it yet. Hubby had to take the job. Midlife career change I guess.
    rabidsgirl rabidsgirl 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    My Husband

    Me and my husband been married for almost 9 months now. We met three weeks before we got married and i knew he was a trucker when I met him. I am always worried about him. He is an otr driver and is home every two weeks for two days which sucks because we have three small...
    jenniferdavid jenniferdavid 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    Im Very New To This Life

    My husband just got hired out of state, and he's been gone now for only 2 days. I read the reviews for the company that hired him and I'm terrified!!! How are we going to pay the mortgage and bills knowing ahead of time that this company may screw him over. He has a felony and 2...
    Mochamo Mochamo 41-45, F Nov 19, 2012

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    Not Sure What To Think

    Hi everyone, I am new here, and to this. I am not married to my boyfriend, though most of the time it feels like we are. I met my boyfriend back in June of 2011. So a year now we have been together. He is the sweetest gentleman I have ever met. Well back in Feb. he decided that...
    jandb4ever jandb4ever 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    He Does It All For Me

    I'd say I'm a bit younger than most trucker wives. I turned 19 in March. My husband turned 26 in January of this year. We just got married a month ago, and come to find out, I'm 6 weeks pregnant. We've been dating for 2 years, and he's been a OTR truck driver for 5, so it's no...
    brittcwoods brittcwoods 18-21, F Oct 21, 2012

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    New To Being A Truckers Wife

    my husband and i have been married 12 years now. He is currently in truck driving school and finishes aug 30. Im am proud of him and at the same time scared of being alone weeks at a time. Hes always had jobs where he was home at night but we always had to struggle financially. I...
    ggartrell ggartrell 31-35, F Apr 25, 2012

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    Still A Truckers Wife

    Married to a trucker, not liking it still after all this time.
    MrsNich MrsNich 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Research!

     Hi Guys and Gals. My name's patricia, and I'm a student at NYU Film School. When I was little, my dad used to tell me about how my grandfather was a trucker for a few years back when he was a boy, and I've always been fascinated with the lifestyle. My dad himself was a...
    yellowbellyfilm yellowbellyfilm 18-21, F Oct 12, 2009

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    Truckers Wife

    Where to start. I have been a truckers wife for almost 3 years, went on truck w him for 2 years and hate it . i have 4 kids from pervious marriage and he hates my ex. He hates that i have to talk to him. I have tried to find local jobs to support my kids but dont last very long...
    laurelB laurelB 31-35 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    Just a Proud Wife

    I have been a truckers wife for the past 5 years.  I knew what i was getting into concidering i come from a family full of truck drivers and couldn't picture anything different.  When i saw what my grandparents had i wanted it and i Now have it.  We ment 8 years...
    proudtruckerswife proudtruckerswife 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    New to This Site

    Just wanted to say hi to everyone....I am new here so I am learning the ropes of this site!!! I dont have much of a story to tell....I am a very proud truckers wife...i have been a truckers wife for 15 yrs....I am a very proud mother of 5 children. I have been marreid for 17 yrs...
    ProudTruckersWife15 ProudTruckersWife15 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2009

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    At Tears Just Thinking About It......

    Hello. I'm new to this forum and needed some advice and really needed some support on this issue of mine. My name is Yaminah and I am 27 years old. I am married. Have been for 7 years now. We currently have 4 kids and one on the way. My kids ages are: 5,4,2 and 1. We have been...
    yaminah yaminah 26-30 1 Response Aug 8, 2010

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    Just Starting

    I am just starting the whole trucker's wife lifestyle.  My hubby has been driving just a few months and just got out of training.  it's been rough financially but i figured if we can make it through this we will make it through anything.  it has been rough to a...
    caycay77 caycay77 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2009

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    Confused

    I am so confused. My man is an OTR Driver and has been since before we met. We started dating in May, only a few days after I met him in person. I have a baby boy with somebody else, but he is my son's daddy. In the beginning he was so sweet and caring. Then I went on the truck...
    Honesty25 Honesty25 22-25 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    Truck Driving And Weight Loss.....

    My name is Alli and I am a truck driver along with my husband. I had gotten out of the truck for about 4-5 months due to having some medical issues but I have returned and I have found something that I would like to share with other drivers and their family and friends. I am...
    Alli76717 Alli76717 36-40, F Jul 17, 2013

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    Feeling Down

    I was so proud of myself. I have done so much better dealing with everything this week. I started to feel like, "hey I can do this". I was starting to get confidence in my strength. But, today has been hard. For starters the HR rep didn't get my husband's direct dep stuff in...
    LoriAZ LoriAZ 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Missing My Guy

    The hardest part about being a "new trucker" wife is having him home everyday for 11 years and then he's gone. We have always just had each other and now we are separated by the road. I barely have friends and I am really not close to my family or his. I find myself wishing i was...
    mobie22401 mobie22401 31-35 2 Responses May 20, 2012

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    Trucker Wives/girlfriends...

    wanted for a television documentary. Would be great if they knew each other and/or lived near each other. send me a message if interested in hearing more about it!
    phancpant phancpant 41-45 2 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Scared

    my husband just got his cdl. he will be leaving come march 2nd, I feel like iam having fits inside myself, iam scared.I feel like the marriage will fall apart. we've only been married for 4 years, never been seperated. I have a lot of doubts.Iam fighting with him alot. i dont...
    kittykat42 kittykat42 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    You Never Quit Worrying

    Even tho I have been with my trucker for 7 years, each time he leaves for the road the worrying starts. I know he is a super safe driver and don't try to be a "super trucker", but I always worry about the other driver. Winters are always the worst and the first couple...
    KDoggsWife KDoggsWife 46-50, F Aug 2, 2009

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    New Truckers Wife

    Hi I'm new to this but I wanted to share my story I jus became a truckers wife a month ago and I can't seem to keep myself together my wife has been gone for training for almost a months and I'm going crazy I'm only 23 and we have a 4 year old son I don't think I can live this...
    Ashleyswife Ashleyswife 22-25, F Jan 22, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I would love to find a lady trucker that was looking for a friend with benefits type of thing. I'm not looking for a relationship just sex. & I hope there's a lady trucker out...
    bbwloverme bbwloverme 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I've been driving trucks for 26 years now.there's been lots of miles behind me. I've seen lots of wonderful things and some bad thing.I seen lots of big beautiful women out here. I...
    bbwloverme bbwloverme 46-50, M Dec 9

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    well a few weeks ago I meet up with a trucker in his sleeper. he seemed very clean and was very hot had a huge package too. we exchanged bjs and of course I asked if he was ddf but...
    jess2324 jess2324 22-25, M Dec 2

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    My parents are hard-workers. They always have been. They still are. My father is a long distance trucker. He’s been doing it for 40+ years. He’s nearing 70 now and guess what...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F Nov 23

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    My husband called my mother and told her that his therapist he is going to see is advising him that i am abusive wtf??? If it's important my mom will tell me anything, we have no...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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