What about the family that we leave at home?
The question was:
My beloved is, I realise belatedly, stressed and distressed by my planned pilgrimage. I am taking the Camino Frances in April. We have been together some thirty odd years now and have never been apart for as long as the five weeks or so that it will take me to reach Santiago and Finisterre.
Read the good advice on how to deal with the people that you leave at home while on your Camino.