My husband (47) and I (52) moved 500 miles away from home. His dad (73) and only family now lives with us but my family is back home. I always go home for Christmas but he’s only come with me twice in 12 years away. I always tell him what day I’m leaving and when I’m planning on returning. Plus I write it on our calendar.
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