Traffic comes to a halt at the first checkpoint on U.S. 1 as Keys residents try to make their way back on home on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, after Hurricane Irma. They had evacuated and could not return for more than a week due to the debris in the Keys. Traffic, coupled with the other stresses of hurricanes, can take their toll on relationships.
Traffic comes to a halt at the first checkpoint on U.S. 1 as Keys residents try to make their way back on home on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, after Hurricane Irma. They had evacuated and could not return for more than a week due to the debris in the Keys. Traffic, coupled with the other stresses of hurricanes, can take their toll on relationships. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com
Traffic comes to a halt at the first checkpoint on U.S. 1 as Keys residents try to make their way back on home on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, after Hurricane Irma. They had evacuated and could not return for more than a week due to the debris in the Keys. Traffic, coupled with the other stresses of hurricanes, can take their toll on relationships. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com

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Ana Veciana-Suarez writes a column about family, women's and social issues. She is the author of Flight to Freedom and The Chin Kiss King.