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    Military Life: The Struggle is Real

    As I wait for my flight back to Missouri, I can’t help but laugh because the idea that I’m going “home” feels a bit like an oxymoron. Sure when we think about military life, home is where the heart is and you know I am a grow where you are planted kind of gal but today, in this moment, I call bullshit. Don’t freak out, my next military lifestyle post will have some great tidbit that comes from working through it all but for today, my struggle is real. I’m living it and if I don’t share the reality that comes with my life as a military spouse, well… then this blog is just fluff and that’s not how I roll……

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    Military Life Series: Bulletproof For A Better Military Marriage – Part 3 (Sharing)

    Over the last week or so, we’ve been talking about different things we can do to make our military relationships stronger.  We’ve covered the topics of Trust (Part 1) and Communication (Part 2) and today it’s all about the importance of being able to share the little things. Why? Because: Sharing The Little Things Brings You Closer When we are forced to be separated from our spouses for long periods of time, one of the hardest things that military spouses face is that we all change.  Our kids grow, our spouses learn to cope with the effects of combat and we become stronger and more resilient.  Both you and your…