Man informing his wife about his time of arrival from a journey

Q: What should a husband do if he stays eighteen months away from his wife, then intends to return to his country? Answer us.

(Part No. 19; Page No. 169)  A: You should inform your family of the date of your arrival so that your wife can be aware of your arrival date, thus be well prepared for meeting you, for the Prophet (peace be upon him) forbade that a man returns unexpectedly to his wife by night You should be tender and kind to your family, you should also maintain the ties of kinship with your relatives, Allah shall bless your life and family. Moreover, you should observe the obligations of Islam, and ask your family and relatives to observe them. May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.