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I Am Married to a Truck Driver

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    Lonely Already

    First of all, we're not actually married, but we've been dating for 1 yr. 8 mos. and he moved in with me over the summer.  We started out long-distance...we lived about 45 minutes from each other and saw each other once or twice a week.  I thought that was hard! ...
    luvmyferts luvmyferts 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    Do You Have A Secret?

    Do you have or know/suspect someone who has a secret "other" family? Maybe you have a secret life you'd want to reveal to your loved ones but needs help? I came across this message board and was hoping for a little of your time!I’m working with the producer and production...
    doublelifetvseries doublelifetvseries 36-40, M Aug 19, 2011

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    It's Been 4 Weeks Now

    And it looks like he won't be back for at least another couple weeks.  If I had to summarize how I'm feeling at this point it would be lonely, resentful, overwhelmed and depressed.  My ex-husband had strange hours where he works and was not home as much as I would've...
    luvmyferts luvmyferts 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2010

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    my husband did not want to leave work

    because of the money when I miscarriage.
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2014

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    20+ Years

    I have been married to a trucker for over 20 years and they are a breed of their own. If you aren't a strong person on your own without him around, the chances of you being able to handle him being gone for very long aren't very good.       ...
    popcorn5876 popcorn5876 46-50 3 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    Strange Men?

    I was working for Philipps at the time , drivers all over the place. One in particular would stop everyday for fuel and to talk..I didn't take note ,lets face it ..I wouldn't see a pass if it hit me between the eyes!lol.One day he asks "so do you date strange men?"...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    My Husband Is A Truck Driver

    My husband has been a truck driver for six years now, it has been a difficult journey to be sure. Our whole relationship has been a tough one as it is because we were married young and had a ready made family. To save on the cost of child care we decided to work work opposite...
    bluetatoo19712000 bluetatoo19712000 36-40, F Mar 11, 2012

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    Younger Women are more Willing to Marry Older

    Men. A recent survey measured people’s attitudes about marrying a partner either older or younger than themselves. The survey results showed that women were significantly more willing than men, to marry a partner who was 5 years older than they were. On the other hand, it also...
    Donnaccaa Donnaccaa 26-30, F Feb 3

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    5 Years

    I guess I'm one of the lucky ones because my trucker husband is home every night. He gets up at midnight and most nights gets home around 6pm, sometimes earlier, sometimes later. He's in bed by 7:30. I wonder sometimes if it would be easier if he was on the road for a couple...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 28, 2012

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    Married To A Trucker For 29 Years And Counting...

    I love my husband and I love the career he chose. At first it was very rough for me being young and not understanding all that was in front of me. I was a young woman with my first child when it all began and I suffered mentally. I really didn't know what to do with myself, being...
    Lovinggeegee Lovinggeegee 46-50, F Apr 29, 2012

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    It Takes a Special Someone to Be Married to a Trucker

    After a whirl wind romance my husband and i married on February 24, 2007. It was a small romantic wedding and life was awesome. I was blessed to have my husband home for two weeks after our wedding. Needless to say, that is the longest he has been home in a single period in a...
    mrsgranger20 mrsgranger20 19-21, F 12 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    Young Love

    I have been married to a truck driver for five months now.  He started doing long haul about four weeks ago.  He told me several times before we got married that he would end up doing long haul someday, and I told him that I would support him with whatever he did...
    MJVT MJVT 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    I Love My Husband

    It takes a very special person to be married to a truck driver or anyone with a job that takes him/her away from their family for an extended amount of time. When I was a teen, my mother’s friend was married to a man in the Navy. Every time her husband was away for an extended...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    New To Truck Driving...feelings All Mixed Up!

    My husband and I have been married for almost 4 years. We both had 3 children from previous marriages so together we have 6 children. However, only 4 live with us. I adopted my husband's youngest son and my 2 step children live with their mother. Our youngest son has Congenital...
    Mommie2six Mommie2six 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2012

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    I Miss Him

    My husband is back over the road again. It's only day 3 of a 21 day absence and I already miss him like crazy.
    ShesAManEater ShesAManEater 26-30, F Mar 5, 2013

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    Welcome To My World

    I have been married to a truck driver now for 8 yrs total, we dated our first 3 yrs, and decided to get married one weekend when he came home for his home time. Its a constant struggle to keep the marriage together. I have five kids by previous marriage, and he and I have no kids...
    911ldyD 911ldyD 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    My Marriage To A Truck Driver

    First of all I just want to say, I LOVE my husband so much!  I just feel as if I am the only one who makes any effort while he's on the road.  I have to be the one who calls or texts or sends messages on the computer.  Most of the time he won't even respond then!  I just want...
    murphy1378 murphy1378 31-35, F Apr 5, 2011

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    I Met My Husband

    .. at a truckstop. I worked there and he came in to buy some fule but didn't have any money on his comcard. We got to talking and found we were both from the same town, just a neighborhood apart. The rest is history. He loves to drive. I like when he is here but just recently he...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Not Just a Job...

    Truck driving affects the whole family, not just the man or woman behind the wheel.  My husband was a truck driver when we met, and still is.  When we talked about our future together I told him I could handle him being away but I didn't want it to be that way...
    AmberwavessssofGrain AmberwavessssofGrain 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 23, 2007

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    My Truck Drivery

    My husband and I have been together for 19 years all together. He has worked in the restaurant since he was 14. Until 2009 when he got fired. We were struggling bad. Fortunately our neighbour worked for a trucking company and got hima job on the dock. From there they gave him the...
    mrcrackers mrcrackers 41-45 Sep 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am also a truck driver's daughter... My dad has been driving truck for 40+ years. He's 68 years old and still driving. I think the statement is true. It's in their blood! My dad...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 Feb 10

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    I am dating a truck driver and I am conflicted on what to do as this is a totally new experience for me. This guy and I have known eachother for years he was the first guy to ever...
    sweetbaby2013 sweetbaby2013 31-35 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm a truck driver from Nebraska looking for right woman to team drive with I've got 20 plus years experience I like hauling livestock otr thanks
    truckerbrian1969 truckerbrian1969 41-45 Feb 11

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    My gentle giant and I have officially been together since Christmas. He was a local driver at the time, so we spent a lot of time together. He decided to go back otr a couple of...
    rogerthat1218 rogerthat1218 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I have been with my boyfriend for over 2 years now and he is my soulmate. He recently got his cdl and is now doing his training on the road and will be gone for awhile. I'm missing...
    ashleylynn14 ashleylynn14 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    here are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    here are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    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...
    curlell90019 curlell90019 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I drive an 02 Ford F150 4x4 extended cab with an extended trailer hitch. This means my hitch sticks out an addition 6-8 inches from my bumper...and this morning I learned to...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 17 hrs ago

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    I am a Trucker have been a Owner Operater for almost a year now. I have been married for almost 6 years now we have one son and another on the way. I have only been trucking for...
    Runningwolf89 Runningwolf89 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Today we got snow on the ground after school and coming home everything was going wrong, it took forever to cash my check at the bank, there was tons of traffic, and I needed gas...
    oct2197 oct2197 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    My husband (who we shall call Bug) and I met when I moved to his small town (we're talking less than 2,000 people) halfway through 7th grade. We were in the same year, but it...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I've been married for 15 years. Five years ago my wife was hospitalized for bipolar manic depressive. She has since been hospitalized two more times and has subsequently been...
    NewlyNude NewlyNude 36-40, M 11 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I've been divorced for about ten years and I find myself suddenly living alone and not liking it one bit. I've been married most of my life and have never lived alone for more than...
    wattsnova wattsnova 61-65, F 5 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 18 years. Yes, I've known all long that I am Bicurious. I love my husband and I don't plan on going anywhere without him. However, I would love to make a...
    Jai72 Jai72 41-45, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I've been married for 18 years. I have like the attention of both men and women; however, I have never been with a women. I hope to make a friend or two of other married Bicurious...
    Jai72 Jai72 41-45, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I never wanted to get married in the first place, I never even wanted my boyfriends to live with me which happened twice. It was more my mom's fault, she let them. I find I'm...
    raziel1687 raziel1687 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I don't know what to do. please, someone, anyone talk to me. I'm married to a woman who makes me feel lower than low. I'm a god man. I'm very observant of others needs and I...
    LoStOnArOcK LoStOnArOcK 31-35, M 14 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    A few weeks ago I experienced one of the happiest moments I've ever had. I was doing some work in the yard with a friend. One of his other friends just got back home and stopped by...
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M Feb 18

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    My drivers license is invalid because of outstanding state of Texas surcharges. I still drive, have insurance and have 2 Driving While License Invalid convictions. If I get pulled...
    theMaverick713 theMaverick713 41-45, M Feb 11

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    I love love love my truck. I have a white 09 Chevy Silverado crew cab with dark tinted windows and flow master.
    friendlyfun30 friendlyfun30 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I love people who drive trucks or pickups
    LeighUK LeighUK 41-45, M Feb 8

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    When I was 17 I travelled around Europe and for a lot of the time I hitched lifts off truckers, some times we would hardly talk and sonetimes we would talk about anything and...
    LeighUK LeighUK 41-45, M Feb 15

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    I am having an affair with a married man who I used to date 15 years ago. He is twelve years older than me and I was very much in love with him. At the time I think I was too young...
    ma4466 ma4466 36-40, F Feb 4

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    Hello Everyone, let's see where to start.....I got married in 2009 so been married for 5 and a half years now, I feel like I've been cheated. The man i said YES to when he had...
    tiredofboringhusband tiredofboringhusband 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago