Relationship Struggles with OTR husband

by Angelise
(Colorado )

My fiancé has been a otr driver for almost a year and we recently just had a baby girl but I feel like our relationship has been struggling for quite sometime!

We have had our fair share of ups and downs yet I am kinda at a stand still!! I try and do every possible thing to make his weekends home as easy as possible!!

Get his laundry done, groceries, make sure the bills are paid on time and just be as supportive as possible yet it still seems like it's not enough!! When he comes home he is usually on the internet or a trucking forum and struggles to have simple conversations with me.

I know it has to be quite an adjustment yet it's not only him. I don't know if my expectations are too high for family time when he comes home or what?? I don't expect anything big just quality time together!! He just always seems so distanced and it's making me want to pull away!!

I feel alone, I have tried so much and every time I bring it up he gets upset.. I appreciate him more than anything and I tell him that but it scares me .. just would like to know if any of you ladies have gone through this ??

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Apr 12, 2017
Ditto NEW
by: Anonymous

Hey, did u get any resolution? I'm experiencing the exact same thing and seriously thinking about ending it.

Oct 26, 2016
Relationship Struggles Shouldn't be Allowed to Fester
by: Ice_Mystic

You need to show him this post and sit him down and talk to him honestly about how you are feeling.

Whether he get's upset or not, he needs to put his big boy pants on and deal with the issue before it gets worse. Yes being OTR is stressful, they spend huge amounts of time on their own and sometimes it's difficult to adjust.

The longer you let this fester, the worse it will get. For your families sake, you need to talk about this.

Hope this helps.

Oct 22, 2016
Family Comes First
by: Anonymous

My thought is that family comes first he can find a local driving job

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