Military Care Package Printables to Send To Your Loved One Guest Submitted. There’s no way to sugar-coat it — distance is hard. Distance puts stress on any kind of relationship because it complicates communication, physical touch, and quality time. Adding in a deployment only further complicates things but luckily, there are many ways to feel…
No matter how you try, or how many times you endure it, you can never truly prepare for a deployment. And indeed military spouses have to prepare. While your service member prepares to leave, you have to prepare for his/her absence. One milspouse shares her thoughts.
“You’re in here,” I said to my husband. I held up the clear jar and shook it, rattling the pieces of paper inside around so that they plinked softly against the glass. He looked at me blankly, blinking his eyes, head cocked to the side, looking every bit the skeptic. So I explained.
Community, support and sisters linked not by blood, but by a cause. These are all things many military spouses envision, crave and even hope for, especially when they foray into their first year of military life. Some milspouses find those things. Others find themselves constantly battling to find their way in a system that was not made for them. After years of struggling to find their own niche in an unpredictable world, one group of women decided to forge their own community in a very special way.
Military spouses encounter so many barriers to employment and often have to leave their own careers behind (because: military life). But we shouldn’t be penalized, simply because of who we love.