I have a job, wife, kids, etc. There is no way I am getting more than a week off at a time. On one week long trip (2009?), I actually had to file extraction plans with my boss in case something went wrong, and they had to send some one to "get me". Not all of us have the luxury to just "take off", job be damned, family be damned. Upton Sinclair's vision of corporate America lives on.
I do a couple of weekend trips and a week long trip each summer. And it is an ordeal to just hold on to that. For my sacrifice, I still have a job, being the 1 out of 3 people that can do my job that my employer kept in the last down turn.
This will have to do until I retire, ~10 years from now. Hopefully my health will be good, and my retirement package will allow me to do some touring. I will still have to balance a spouse that does not tour, who also expects me to be an active partner. But that is another topic, that I do not plan to discuss here.
So I feel your pain, or would that be lust. Do what you can to get buy, and I hope your eventual retirement is a good one.