“The first time the toilet gets backed up—do I clean it, or do I spend 0 on the plumber? It’s chores like these that remind her of her husband’s periodic absences.
For Livingstone and others, nurturing romance with someone who’s often out on the road for weeks at a time can be challenging.
Unique Concerns for Truckers and Spouses “Trucking requires one to be gone long hours, days, weeks and sometimes months,” says Tom Hawks, a veteran trucker.
“A good relationship is hard to keep going when two folks are apart for that length of time.” For Kathy Harders, founder of LOADS (Loved Ones and Drivers Support), a prominent Web site dedicated to supporting trucker spouses, this was especially true.
Now that he’s brought it to my attention, the noise seems constant! There are usually two reactions when it comes to Pete Rose. I suppose I’m trying to justify my own actions here, but this experiment has made me confront so many things that I’ve tried to sweep under the rug.
The truck driver’s life style is quite different from other people so the problems which you will be facing while dating them can be very challenging.Around two AM, Tim woke me up in the middle of my REM cycle dream. I was dreaming that Tim and I were with my sister by the ocean. My personal experiences have led me to believe: 1) attractiveness, 2) income, 3) personality. —Matthew Quintero via Facebook Aziz Ansari: I've got to say, after speaking with a bunch of women for this book, the priorities are a nice guy that’s clean. And what can a woman who has been described as “intimidating” do to be considered less so without compromising who she is? I feel like you only really get a connection with someone in person, no matter how you’re finding them — site, app, whatever.7. All those games exist because, psychologically, they work.
That’s pretty much it — a nice guy that regularly showers. But truly, just doing basic nice things seem to go such a long way. I think it’s something that’s very frustrating, and I think it’s so annoying. —jkjones via Buzz Feed AA: I guess some guys are probably just scared of getting hurt, or scared that someone is going to be mean to them. Does the person who sends the last text always lose? I feel like the person who sends the last text loses, for sure! If you’re a woman and you meet three guys and two of them text you back the next day, they’ve kind of put your mind at ease. They’d want to message back and forth so much with people to see if they got a vibe, and it’s like, well, none of that matters.