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Have traveled about 70-75% of the time the past 10 months. I’ve recently been placed on a local project. 4 weeks in and feels like I’m going crazy. Don’t feel like myself. Has anyone experienced this?

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Been traveling 100% for the last 3 years, happy to trade. You’re new, will learn.

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Ah, the airplane itch

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SC1 I don’t see any of the people I’m working with. I don’t go to the office because it takes over an hour so why waste 2 hours commuting. My entire work day consists just of virtual interactions with the occasional phone call. It’s lonely af.

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Yup. Been remote most of this year and I’m going insane

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Was just about to say, wanna trade? 10 months straight is a super short amount of time to be travelling, and not even at 80-100%...

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Those that say you want to be back on the road, why?

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Yes. I was home for a month. Happy to be back on the road...I mean plane

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D1, maybe you should get a cat! My cat loves taking conference calls with me on Fridays :)

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The grass is always greener ...

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I don’t mind being home but find i am far less productive as I have spouse and home stuff to distract me in evenings away from my never ending email pile I tackle with ferocity on the road until 1130pm every night

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If you haven't seen Up In The Air, you have to see it.

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Yeah fuck my current local project

Agreed, I prefer a every other week travel (helps balance & sanity) I’m on weekly travel through the year end & it’s a minimal adjustment ....but I’ll take that over being local any day. Stay strong!

I do all the time

I’ve been traveling for 5 years straight and well still can’t get enough

Been on the road for 15+ years, have done local projects for a couple years of that and I am happiest when I’m on the road - coz when I’m not traveling, the vacations start costing real $$. Other than that, I do miss the family, home cooking and sleeping in my own bed. Will be starting a local project in July... let’s see how it goes.

Yes!!! Daily commute is driving me nuts. No difference in quality time spent with family.

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