7. Remind Yourselves Why You Are Doing This

When you get frustrated and discouraged, remind yourself why you are doing this.

Remind yourselves that you are working toward a better life together and to give your children.

Maybe it won’t always be this way.

If that is a good possibility, hang on to that.

You are doing this so you can have a good life together, whether it is for a temporarily season or a more permanent one.

Working different shifts is very difficult but you can still stay connected and keep your relationship strong with these ideas.

But I am sure there are more ways to stay connected when you are on different shifts.

What have you found that works?

Comments:

Brooke
These are wonderful, definitely all true. At the moment I'm still going to school plus I have a job, while my boyfriend is in a completely different state in Army training, so it makes it hard for contact when he's on field training and we can't text or call at all, or while he's busy through the day and also the fact the Army is strict on when they can and can't leave and how far they can travel away on a weekend if they wish too.
Michelle
Going through same thing right now with my bf sometimes finding time for each other can be impossible but u just have to find time esp if its worth it
Inri Rawis
Thank you for that tips, that it true
Anny
This is all so true. I go to school during the day and also have job which scheduales me whenever they want, while my boyfriend works graveyard shift every night. What works for us is that we spend any free time we have together. Making time for your significant other is a MUST.
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