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    I don't know what to advise on what you could do but I know that I would not be accepting of him working 8 hours away and just coming home "when he can" when you both are starting your family. So whatever the answer is, it's got to be something together.

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    Support from family is one thing but having your partner there every night is another. (Or at least FIFO)
    I am close to my mum and we have lots of family support (built out house next to the in laws- on a farm so they are still 3km away ) but I would trade all of that to be with my husband.
    I think a big talk is needed. Be honest and tell him either:
    A) he moves back to his old job and you go with him or
    B) you find another solution for his work
    As it sounds as if he is unhappy/stressed in current position and as people have mentioned above a stressed out daddy is just as hard as a stressed out mummy.

    I don't think you'd relationship is bad, you just have hit a bump in the road that we all do. That's why a good relationship/marriage is made up of honesty, communication and compromise.
    I'm sure you will work it out

    Ps - once bubs comes along he probably won't want to stay away

    DH, Me and our two boys.
    Lost our little squirt 20/11/13.

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    Last edited by MothersMilk; 06-12-2013 at 11:50.


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