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. "He's the one who does the commuting.
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.
"The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You are Far Apart" by Tina Tessina is an original, charming little book, which is replete with anecdotes, advice, and case histories from the psychologist-author's practice on how to conduct a satisfactory marriage, despite physical distance.
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.
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.
Carol Savage, vice president and chief accounting officer at CBS in Pittsburgh, has looked at life in a commuter marriage from both sides now.