Originally Posted by Mile High Mania
All true. But, there's a lot we don't know... and if this is a situation where she's kind of crying out for help, then he's leaving her in a dire situation. This is about his mother, which is why I'd go ... maybe you leave the kids at home, but I think I still go if I'm him.
Again - lots of back story here that is not known.
The only way him going to Thanksgiving dinner helps her is if she LEAVES WITH HIM afterwards.
Him showing up proves nothing since things go back to "normal" the minute he closes the door.