It turns out that thrift store slip works well dry, too. To get the joke, you had to look at the second pic I posted on this account, which incidentally is one of my favorite selfies of all time. I should totally post that again.
Breaks my heart that it hurts so much. That is breaks your heart. I'm sorry that you go through this separation; when leaving is never easy. But remember this always, and tell your parents too. No distance is going to change the way you are with each other. *Hug*