I'm scared and he isn't even on the road yet!
Let me just say thank you to who put up this site. It has been a real blessing. My fiance and I have been together for almost 5 years now, and he is in trucking school. As soon as he graduates, he will be over the road trucking and gone a week at a time.
We are both very worried. We know we love each other deeply, but we just moved in together a year ago and we are afraid to leave each other's side.
He is very stressed with the studying, and I am stressed with dealing with the household and how stressed he is when he comes home.
He told me a statistic today, about how 60% of OTR driver's women leave them. He worries that because we haven't had the big ol 'S' word much lately that I will leave him... I know it's the stress talking, but I also know that when I was in college and I didn't see him for weeks at a time that I was a wreck and didn't make it much better for either of us back then.
I guess what I'm trying to say is, we are both very stressed right now, we are deeply in love even after all these years and hate to leave one another even if it's for a couple days.
So we are going over all of the worst scenarios in our heads and it's driving us crazy. We are planning to get married next May, and then I can come with him until I start my business and have a little one to keep me occupied.... but how do we both cope right now???