Dear GG—My wife is an S.L.O.B.—slob! In fact, she has taken to putting her trash in places where it’s not in plain sight, but in a few days the smell is so bad I tear the truck apart to figure out where the stench is coming from.
I’ve threatened to kick her out of the truck, yelled ’til I am blue in the face, and she could care less. Sometimes I think about switching to hauling pigs and have her ride with them! Do you have any suggestions?
Las Cruces, NM
It appears that you find pleasure in whining about your wife, as it seems to have been going on for quite some time. You two either enjoy making one another miserable, or you are incredibly co-dependent and wouldn’t know how to live any other way.
Let’s pretend that you two can make a difficult decision. Let’s also pretend that you, Brandon, can stop name-calling and learn to communicate and help solve problems. You and your wife agree on the living and working arrangements and determine what the consequences are to be if either one of you can’t or won’t comply. The options are relatively clear: drive solo, team with different people, or one or both of you come off the road.
The industry is hard-pressed for drivers, but we can certainly do without another whiner.
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