The night before.
Everyday is hard, but the day or night before my fiance comes home is the absolute hardest. We have been a part of this life for almost 5 years, and I still cry everytime Shawn leaves. Even though we talk on the phone at least 10 times a day, I still miss him like crazy. He is so supportive of me and our son and hasn't failed to be home for the really important days and events. Even if it meant taking a load that really didn't pay all that much.
I think the couples that are together every night and pray for a night out with the guys/girls, don't know what they really have. They don't know what it is really like to be in a relationship, yet still have to sleep alone and raise children alone on a day to day basis.
That's it, I know that all you wives/girlfriends know exactly what I am talking about. We love our man, but wish he didn't love the road. Maybe we are all secretly praying that he will get that local job someday.