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4 Strategies for Maintaining a Strong Marriage From the Road

This story appears in the May 2014 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Musician and electrician Tim Estes runs a spit-and-polish home. But that changes when his wife, Cali, founder of The Addictions Coach, a mobile counseling program, returns from one of her frequent road trips. "He says, 'Hurricane Cali came through here; the house is a disaster,'" she reports with a laugh.

Cali travels for weeks at a stretch. Tim says it takes about 72 hours for the pair to readjust after she gets home. "You're walking on each other's feet and invading each other's spaces. It takes a little bit of getting used to," he explains.

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