How to Deal with a Partner on the Road

Driving for long periods of time can get somewhat nerve wracking after a while even for the most experienced drivers. Add in a partner who you have to deal with the whole time you're driving and that annoyance meter tends to soar, so we felt it was necessary to share some tips on how to deal with driving with someone for long periods of time. Make a Friend The best road trips are usually the ones you can share with friends, lovers, etc. People who are usually into similar things as you and people you already know you can tolerate for longer periods of time. Often times we are faced with a long road ahead of us with a stranger sitting next to us who's name you forgot how to pronounce. If you'

Dealing with Homesickness

Being an on the road truck driver means dealing with being homesick on a regular basis. Some drivers don't see their homes for months and this type of separation can effect your state of mind emotionally. Dealing with homesickness effectively and efficiently means understanding what homesickness is and how to recognize it, why you feel homesick, and how you can make it better. Homesickness is simply the distress caused by being separated from home. Symptoms of being homesick include nostalgia, grief, depression, anxiety, etc. So if you're far from home and feeling down in the dumps, you're probably homesick and you may not even realize it. Feeling homesick is a natural human response and th

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