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Should We Stay Or Should We Go: Bonding As a Married Couple and Family Unit

By: Sarah Peachy One thing I’ve learned over the last decade as a military spouse is that the military consumes a lot of my husband’s time. Even when he’s home, he isn’t always there because of work calls or stress. When we have time to take a break and get away from the installation, weContinue Reading “Should We Stay Or Should We Go: Bonding As a Married Couple and Family Unit”

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Nurturing Your Marriage When Your Spouse Won’t Seek Therapy

Guest Post By: Ingrid Herrera-Yee, PhD Married life isn’t easy. It takes work. Every. Single. Day. The outside world, responsibilities, and stressors all have an impact on your life as a couple. This holds true whether you’re in a civilian or a military marriage. But, add to it the stress and strain of moves, deployments, TDY’sContinue Reading “Nurturing Your Marriage When Your Spouse Won’t Seek Therapy”

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Communication

“Communication is key!” We’ve all heard that before, and it is true. That doesn’t mean it’s easy, however. Really though, relationships aren’t easy. They are hard, and they take work. Real relationships aren’t fairytales. We may want them to be and the happiness of a fairytale may be there. But, reality is, you don’t justContinue Reading “Communication”