Ericia - posted on 07/16/2009 ( 34 moms have responded )
My name is Ericia. I have been married for 2 yrs and have 3 sons, the oldest of which is 6 1/2 yrs old. My husband works for Halliburton. He is on call 7-off 2 (which I understand is NOT the same as it is for alot of you...whose husbands are gone for much longer periods of time) BUT I have lived both lives...I was a single mom for almost 4 yrs...I could count on no one but myself...& I personally believe that being an oilfield wife and mom is easier...but this could be just because I became used to handling things myself...I have seen this issue brought up alot on some of the other conversations and thought it needed its own conversation where everyone could air their thoughts...and maybe those who have adjusted to this life a little better can give some advice and answer any questions anyone has...