Stay at Home Dad returns to work
(Suffolk County, NY)
I announced to my wife that I wanted to be an OTR trucker in January 2016. I'm currently a Stay at Home Dad. I've been retired from My job for 5 years looking after our 6 year old triplets. My wife will be retiring from her job at the end JUNE.
At first she was helpful. Or so I thought. She has a co worker whose father is a trucker. She asked questions, collected and relayed info on the industry to me. She suggested that maybe. I take a local job. "The kids are gonna miss you." She's been working overtime at her job several times per week. I never complain.
I don't complain about dealing with things at home because what good would it do? I feel like she's laying a guilt trip on me even before I get out the door to CDL school!
I chose to make the sacrifice to stay at home to raise our kids. The plan was always for me to return to work when she retires... I even considered to stop talking about Trucking around her. I tried to talk to her about it.
She says that not true.