Or so they say.
But really? I would rather have to put that theory to the test. But, alas, I would also not rather be homeless and I would rather be able to put good, healthy food on our table. So, over the course of the next few months, The Chick Magnet and I and the Chicklets will have the opportunity to see if it’s really true.
We have done this before though. When we were dating and throughout our year and a half engagement, my then fiance, now fabulous hubby, and I lived several states apart. He was going to Purdue here in IN and I was in PA, 500 miles away.
However, in the nearly 11 years we have been married, we have never faced a situation quite like this one. And can I be really honest? It sucks. It just really, really sucks.
Now I am not here to throw a pity party. I am SO thankful for the opportunity we have been given. But it sure doesn’t make being separated much easier. I know it could be so much worse. My local accountability partner is a military wife who is separated for months on end from her sweet husband. I just don’t think I have her strength.
And then there’s the for real single mamas who have my utmost admiration and respect. I have no idea how they do it, day in and day out, with no break, no support, no back-up.
I have a feeling though, our family will prove this theory to be true and come out stronger in the end. In the meantime, you all lovely readers get the fortunate opportunity to listen to me whine and moan about how much I hate it. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
I am also giving you the opportunity to put this theory to the test yourselves. I am taking a short leave of absence from the blog, and Facebook and Twitter. The Chick Magnet has the next few days off and is at home with us and I am taking advantage of every second. I hope my absence only makes your heart grow fonder!