I got a promotion with my job and we ended up having to move.
My husband ended up having to stay back at the house while I went ahead and moved down to the new job location.
It was a strange situation, but we had to figure out how to make it work for a little while, even though we didn’t really like being separated for that long of a period of time. We just needed to figure out what to do about the house situation because we had to get one house ready to sell in one state and find another house in the other state where we were moving. My husband was right in the middle of getting our heating and cooling system replaced in the old house, since the furnace that we had was ridiculously old. It made weird clanks and ticking sounds every time the thermostat kicked on during the winter, and we knew that it would be a stumbling block as far as selling the house to a new owner. So he decided to stay there and work with the HVAC contractor until all of that was under control. Meanwhile, I was at the new location, trying to find a house with everything that we wanted. That included bay windows, a wood burning fireplace, a basement, and a high efficiency heating and cooling system. My husband also really wanted to find a place that already had a whole home air purification system built into the HVAC system, but that turned out to be impossible to find.