To clarify, this is not as morbid as it might first appear. The Oxford Dictionary defines a footy widow (or widower) as someone who loses contact with their partner whilst the football is on.
Now I may have concocted that definition myself, but we all know that it rings true, not just across footy, but all sports.
With AFL set to return this Thursday night with Richmond vs. Carlton, marriages across the nation of Australia will enter the regular weekend hibernation as footy mad fans indulge in a smorgasbord of high intensity action.
Morro for one, cannot wait for the first whistle on Thursday, but he has become aware that his marriage stands to take a hit if he continually neglects his wife Bec for the leather Sherrin.
So, Morro asked the family for some suggestions on how he can convince his wife that this is a good thing!
Annie recommended buying a new T.V; Kris said he must date her on a weekly date night.
Have a listen to the hilarious suggestions below from other footy widows and widowers: