Loneliness is a major problem for lots of truck drivers—just take a look at posts on trucking forums.
If you’re new to the trucking industry or just starting to deal with loneliness on the road in your career, here are some tips to learn how to enjoy your time alone and stop feeling isolated.
Go out for dinner, even it’s only for a burger or a pizza.
Send the kids to the grandparents for the evening, preferably overnight.
It might sound stupid but it was real love at first sight.We both said we hadn't been with anyone else during the time we were separated.After another two months, we argued again for a similar reason and he ended it.Even if you can’t physically be with your family every night, chatting to your kids before bed or texting with friends before falling asleep can make you feel much more social.Another benefit of daily contact: you’ll make friends and family members happy.You go out to lunch and complain because the restaurant got your order wrong He hasn’t eaten since dinner last night, its now 8 pm the next day You have a bed and nice clean clothes He's been in the same stinky, wet, grungy clothes for the past 24 hours, no time for a shower You go to the mall to get your hair redone He’s assisting getting the car off of a college girl who was speeding and not paying attention You are angry because your class ran 5 minutes over What was 1 call to winch out a vehicle turned into 16 winch outs for 16 different vehicles You call your date to make sure its still on He hasn’t talked to his wife in 48 hours and when he does its just to tell her he’s still alive, then he leaves to tow another vehicle You yell and scream at the truck that just passed you He’s going to work the accident a driver just like YOU got in.