Not going home for the festive season? Here's how you can break the news to the family

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It’s not easy to tell your family you won’t be joining them, but the time to do it is now.
It’s not easy to tell your family you won’t be joining them, but the time to do it is now.
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This year’s festive season is going to be unlike any other we’ve experienced before.

For many, this might be the first year when the thought of not heading home for Christmas or New Year crosses our minds.

On 24 November, 2 493 new cases of Covid-19 were reported. Rising infection numbers mean families may be tempted to celebrate virtually, with different members in different households and different provinces.

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