I haven’t always been affiliated with the military in a deep way. Not too many people in my family have ever enlisted, and of the few boys I dated only one joined the services. But now, I’m more involved with … Continue reading 8 MilSpouse Stereotypes: True or False?
The number one thing you hear when entering a long distance relationship is: COMMUNICATION!!!!!! And it’s true. Without a shadow of a doubt, you need to communicate, and you need to do it often, and well. Continue reading Stepping Stones To Surviving: Talk It Out
Adam and I have finally hit the wall. In our relationship. In our work. In our lives. We’re both so burnt out that we’re unhappy with one another- though we still love each other very much- and our work is … Continue reading Couples Therapy
Y’all, it’s been a roller coaster around here lately. Adam’s deployment team got canceled, after he got pulled from it, after shit’s going down where he was supposed to be going… not to mention my mental health is on the … Continue reading Backtrack… He’s NOT Going to UFO?
Well dang. We’re just a month away from Adam being deployed for up to six months. How can this be possible?! Now, he and I have survived the long distance thing before. We’ve done more time apart and long distance … Continue reading One Month Before Solitude; Managing The Military
Well… here’s the article that I was hoping I’d never have to write but knew that I would at some point. Adam is tasked for his first deployment. Yes, I am internally screaming. In all reality, I’ve known about this … Continue reading Tasked For Deployment
First off, this post isn’t about me- but it does concern me. Adam has recently graduated from Airman Leadership School (ALS)!! This means that he is now a Staff Sergeant and is allowed more freedom to be in charge. That’s … Continue reading Airman Leadership School (and how I survived)
There’s a lot that has to do with the future of the military. You have to think ahead to deployments, and to return dates. You have to think about the good and bad possible outcomes every time they leave the … Continue reading Managing The Military: Fantasizing Of The Future
I’m the first one to say it… Adam’s job sucks. The hours he keeps, the secrets he holds, and the workloads which never seem to lighten. This is true of most, if not all, military personnel. Their spouses seem to … Continue reading Managing The Military: Working Out The Kinks
Being in a long distance relationship, I get asked some weird questions regarding it. More than that, my LDR (long distance relationship) is a military relationship as well, so I get some doubly weird questions. I figured that I would answer … Continue reading Is Phone Sex As Good As The Real Thing?