(Closed) POLL – What hours do you and your FI work?

posted 5 years ago in Career
  • poll: What hours do you and your FI work?
    We both work in the day : (68 votes)
    63 %
    We both work in the evening : (0 votes)
    We both work at night : (0 votes)
    We work different hours : (31 votes)
    29 %
    Other: please explain : (9 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 31
    Member
    7903 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    FI’s job is 9-5. My job is mainly days, but once in a while there are spurts when I have to work overnight. The overnights are almost over though! We would really miss each other a lot when I had to do a night float stint.

    Post # 32
    Member
    3081 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    crisy003:  I’m a teacher so I end at 2:45 (I leave for work at 6:20 though because I have extra help every morning at 7:30 so I don’t have to stay after) – but I get summers and a bunch of holidays off. My husband works 8:30 – 5:00 (but he lives 10 minutes away! lucky him!!!). 

    Post # 33
    Member
    8439 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    My husband works regular office hours M-F and I am a Stay-At-Home Wife (soon to be SAHM).  He gets home between 5:30pm-6:00pm each evening and I get the house work done while he’s away so we always have evenings and weekends to ourselves.

    Post # 34
    Member
    7844 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Darling Husband works 8-5:30 m-f. I am a Stay-At-Home Mom so I don’t work outside the home.

    Post # 35
    Member
    4524 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    He works 8:30-5:00, I work 3 nights a week 7-7 and 2 days 8:30-3:30

    Post # 36
    Member
    416 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2015 - Historic house and gardens

    We both work 7 day rotating rosters, which means we can work anywhere from 6am to 10pm, with 10 – 14 hour shifts.

    We work for the same company, but the guy who does the roster must hate us because we are always only conflicting rosters, so we go days without seeing each other, even though we live together. If I start at 6am till 5pm, Fiance will have the 12pm to 10pm shift, so he is asleep when i leave and I am asleep when he gets home.

    It really sucks and unless the rosters change I don’t know how much longer I will be able to do it for. I really envy people with 9-5 jobs.

    ETA: We are not in the same work location, so we don’t actually see each other at work.

    • This reply was modified 5 years, 3 months ago by  LonnyLee.
    Post # 37
    Member
    716 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    I’m a non-profit fundraiser to I typically work 9:00 – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. My Fiance is a lawyer who works for himself so he tends to work 8:30 to 5:30 pm and some evenings and Sundays if he has a lot of clients at the time.

    Post # 38
    Member
    799 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I’m a teacher so 7:30-4:15PM M-F. Darling Husband is a RN at the heart hospital and works 7am-7pm about 3-4 days a week. He use to work nights, but we like being able to spend time together so he switched to days about a year ago. We have dinner together everynight and even though he works some weekends – we always go on date night when he doesn’t work one. I think we lucked out pretty well schedule wise. The night shift killed our time together. 

     

     

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