Tag: friends

What We Want in a Milspouse Bestie

Sometimes it’s a love match and sometimes it’s not. No, we’re not talking about dating, we’re talking about finding milspouse friends! Funny enough, the friendship search often echoes dating — we put our best foot forward, ask lots of questions,…

How I Found My Village While Stationed Abroad

When we learned that our first duty station would be Wiesbaden, Germany, my husband and I were elated. I soon realized that I would be raising our 2-year-old and a 5-month-old sons without my hometown support network of family and…

10 Ways To Maintain Long-Distance Milspouse Friendships

You’ve missed your soldier. You’ve missed your family. What you may not have expected is that you’d become close friends with other military spouses, only to eventually move in opposite directions. Here’s how to stay connected with your girls around…

Friends And The Military Nomad

Recently I read an article published in the Atlantic that struck a number of nerves with me. “Disposable Friendships in a Mobile World” begins with an observation by a Jewish German psychologist who, having fled to the United States before…

BUNCO Puts Me In a Funk-O

That’s right, I said it!  I feel free just typing those words.  I DO NOT LIKE BUNCO!  Really, my eyes roll back in my head at the mention of the game. I first heard of this “bunco” when I was…