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Intimacy After Deployment: Will We Still Have That Spark?

It’s 10 p.m.  Standing on the flight deck, I am freezing. Yet the bitter bite of the wind isn’t noticeable through shaken nerves. I am alone with my thoughts as friends stand around me. I feel pressure. Pressure to feel some sort of whirl-wind excitement. Pressure to cry and yell out his name. As IContinue Reading “Intimacy After Deployment: Will We Still Have That Spark?”

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Counting the Days: The Moments Before His Return

“If you’re getting this email…” When I see those words my heart does a little jump. My husband is coming home soon. His unit is preparing families with Return and Reunion briefs, banner making parties, and last minute get-togethers for spouses. A lump builds in my throat and I begin to daydream about the firstContinue Reading “Counting the Days: The Moments Before His Return”