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I Have a Husband Who Travels

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    Husband Travels M-f Every Week

    I am a stay at home mom whose husband travels mon-fri pretty much every week.  I've got 3 beautiful boys and we make do the best we can while he's gone.
    betchy betchy 36-40 Apr 28, 2012

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    Gone a Lot

    Hi there, my husband and I have been married 1 1/2 years. He travels all over the US for his job. I am actually OK with the travel, but recently I have been very lonely, which is odd. I volunteer, and work part-time to keep myself busy here at home...but I miss someone...
    Linszw5v Linszw5v 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    He's Only Gone 3 Months A Year

    And since I'm 8 months pregnant and could burst any day, he had to cancel a tripto wisconsin for business. So yeah, he's such a sweetie.
    PregnantQuinn PregnantQuinn 22-25 Jun 26, 2010

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    He's Only Gone 3 Months A Year

    And since I'm 8 months pregnant and could burst any day, he had to cancel a tripto wisconsin for business. So yeah, he's such a sweetie.
    PregnantQuinn PregnantQuinn 22-25 Jun 26, 2010

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    Throw Out the I-phone!

    Hello there everyone.  There are days where I don't mind the travel as much.  Sometimes it's domestic and sometimes international, between 5-7 days per month every month.   I have done everything to keep my life sane.  I have good support...
    prljen prljen 31-35 1 Response Jun 1, 2009

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    Always On the Road

    My hubby travels about 2 1/2 to 3 weeks out of the month.  Strange we get along better when he is on the road than when he is home. There have been a few times when I've gone with him and it has been nice. It really doesn't bother me that his job takes him away so much...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2008

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    Lost

    I got married in September 2012, and shortly after my husband landed in a new role in his company that requires him to travel for events. I'm having conflicting feelings about his traveling. Yes I'm not happy, and I know it's not right to be not supportive of my husband's...
    jameyjp jameyjp 26-30, F Nov 23, 2013

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    Husband Who Travels

    My husband travels most weeks, I have 4 children, 2 of which are  rambunctious little boys. I also have 2 teenage girls that have various needs through out the week. I am having a very difficult time when he comes home. Usually on Fridays. I am tired, I want to be...
    reedsmommy reedsmommy 36-40 2 Responses Nov 9, 2008

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    He's Gone a Lot of the Time

      my husband is gone a lot of the time because he travels for work.  He works for the phone company and he's always flying off to some strange part of the country to keep things rolling.  The one thing that makes me happy is that he always enjoys coming home. ...
    imahag imahag 46-50, F Apr 26, 2009

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    My Husband Works In Another State..more Than Traveling

    Economic changes have lead my family to this situation to survive. My husband just went back to working in another state (17 hrs away). He was home for less than a year trying to make a go of a job that had him traveling in state. The job wasn't generating a reliable paycheck...
    tgtg tgtg 41-45 2 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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