We reported this earlier today but could not confirm it until now. Elin Nordegren Woods has agreed to return with Tiger Woods to their Isleworth home in Florida.
"I call them the divorced married couple," says a People source who reported the news. "Elin knows Tiger has issues and is afraid to go near him romantically."
"Because of the children and his need to return to golf, she'll try to live in the house with a wall between them," adds the source, also confirmed by other sites.
Of course, her motivation for moving back in is debatable.
"The marriage is smoke and mirrors, but Elin Woods will help Tiger rebuild his image and gain new sponsorships because this is what his life is about," the source states. "She is doing this more for the kids and holding the family together."
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Insiders also say Woods will not return to golf until he is once again at the top of his game, which he isn't, having been away from his daily routine for so long.
As for Elin, sources say if nothing else, she's a key asset in the image damage control project after the Tiger Woods scandal and rebuilding his confidence.
"Elin will put a new face on platonic relationships," a source speculates.
Agrees another: "What is really between them is of no interest to golf sponsors. The world's perception of them as the perfect family is what they like to see."
Looks like her painful choice wasn't really that painful. Just corporate.
Elin Woods staying with Tiger is totally ...