commuter marriage

commuter marriage

n
a marriage in which the partners live some distance apart most of the time, usually because of separate work commitments
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According to the couple, the importance of Beth's position at CFNCW is worth managing the challenges of a commuter marriage.
Throughout her married life, Schiff and her husband, a Canadian businessman, have had a commuter marriage.
Add in a commuter marriage to an Ohio college professor currently teaching in Stockholm, and you can see the frequent flyer miles piling up.
Mandela, despite having similar traditional roots to Zuma, struck a goal for gender equality when he married former Mozambican first lady Graca Machel who kept her surname and identity, and negotiated a commuter marriage between two countries.
Because Rogers' husband, William Ayres, is a UO anthropology professor, the couple now have an extreme commuter marriage, with Rogers spending the school year in Taiwan and academic breaks here.
A guidebook for commuter marriages, it offers help to spouses temporarily living apart, those residing at a distance from each other they hadn't planned on, people working such different hours it feels as though they are living apart, those who live away from home for days or weeks at a time because of job requirements, individuals in the process of deciding if a job away from home is rewarding enough to warrant a separation from one's mate, and partners who need to deal with the difference between the fantasy of a commuter marriage and its reality.
Holly Robinson Peete, in addition to having three children, a commuter marriage and a successful career, works tirelessly to put together fund-raisers for her and husband (NFL quarterback) Rodney Peete's HollyRod Foundation, which was established to help "financially challenged" individuals who suffer from Parkinson's disease, and breast and ovarian cancer.
1988) Dual-career couples and geographic transfer: Executives' reactions to commuter marriage and attitude toward the move.
As for the challenges of a commuter marriage, Smith is unfazed.
For three years, the couple endured a commuter marriage while he worked in the United Arab Emirates.
And so they devised an "open marriage" - actually, a commuter marriage - which was unheard-of in the 1950s.