My husband would like to become a truck driver. Is this a good choice?
I would like some input from people who are already doing this. And, from wives of truck drivers and how it affects your family life. Also, eventually (after the kids leave home) he would like for me to go with him.
Asked By: bamafanplc - 9/12/2006
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Truck driving is a good choice if you really WANT to do it.You need to be aware of the adjustments you have to go through to be a success.1. Being gone from your loved ones to the point of a nonexistant relationship with any of them.2.Being able to perform under very dangerous,stressful,and tiresome conditions.If you... More
Answered By: MARK D - 9/12/2006
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The good thing about being a truck driver is the money and the benefits the money is good but they are away from home alot which could cause problems if you are not use to being away from him
Answered By: tpchick22 - 9/12/2006
it all depends on what kind of truck driver he will be. there are some that stay within the same city. normal job, might have to start wroking the graveyard shift first... More
Answered By: lasalle_1986 - 9/12/2006
I would discuss this thoroughly with your husband. Alot goes on when the cat's away because the mouse will play!
Answered By: Blue Eyes - 9/12/2006
hey i may be 14 but still i want u to add me plz buccaneerboy13 i got yahoo messaher and all of that plz add me i heard truck drivers get tons of money depens what they r pulling well if he dose be come a driver he be on the road a lot
Answered By: add me buccaneerboy13 - 9/12/2006
Keep in mind that him being on the road so long mean he will have sexual needs, which at times means he'll engage in homosexual sex at truckstops. I've seen it done.
Answered By: Kookoo Bananas - 9/12/2006
my dad has been a truck driver(out of state) for over 20 years....i don't hear too many complaints from him...and i work in (of all places) a truck stop...i hear both sides, some like it and some don't..................(and the whole cat/mouse thing....yeah......it works both ways.....my mom never cheated on my dad)
Answered By: jo-jo - 9/12/2006
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