Surely a ton of travel creates unique strains for road warriors and their families.
Fortunately, these problems are fairly predictable, and can be managed with a bit of planning, effort and honest communication. If you know a road warrior or two, read on, as they may well benefit from the sage advice from Megan Bearce, author, licensed marriage and family therapist, and wife of a road warrior.
I connected with Megan on the issue of traveler friction, something she knows well, especially as it impacts couples and families. She’s written a terrific book on this subject, and offers the following practical advice.
I am happy to report that whether you are a road warrior or a “super commuter,” (employees who travels 90 miles or more to their job), physical separation doesn’t have to mean emotional distance. Below are three strategies from my book, Super Commuter Couples: Staying Together When A Job Keeps You Apart, to help your relationship thrive despite being apart.
1) Coming home:
People assume that reuniting after days on the road would be exciting, but in reality this Continue reading