Ok so this probably won't be very helpful but I thought maybe I'd share my experience growing up with my dad working offshore. If he drinks, when he gets home make sure there's plenty of alcohol in stock, trust me on this one. I love him very,very much and our relationship is almost perfect. Become a Redditor and join one of thousands of communities. Thousands of women, possibly millions, have their BFs or husbands working away from home for weeks maybe months on end. You lived without him then, you can manage now too. If you are unhappy here, reddit elsewhere.
A recent conversation with a young engineer who started in the mining industry brought this to the fore.
I work on an oil rig with 150 men. You wouldn't believe the stories
Thousands of women, possibly millions, have their BFs or husbands working away from home for weeks maybe months on end. At any time mods may remove or refer posts to other subs as we deem appropriate, and our decisions are final. Do not use uncivil, negatively gendered, ableist, sexist or bigoted language. I eventually left this life because I felt empty. Also, is he willing to give it up to be home more often if he had a family?