Tag: relationships

What We Miss When You’re Away

For military couples, time apart is a given. Absence can make the heart grow fonder, and we wanted to know what our Army Wife 101 readers miss most when their spouse is gone. Here are some of our favorite responses.  …

Diary of a Deployment 4: Feeding My Soul

My name is Jackie and I am an Army wife. My husband has served for five years and has been fortunate enough (in my eyes, not so much his), to be assigned to non-deploying units. Everything changed the day he…

How He Convinced Me He Should Join the Military

My husband wasn’t a soldier when I met him, far from it actually. When we first locked eyes, he was a 19-year-old with more hair than the military would ever allow, singing karaoke at a college party. Three years after…

Handling An Awkward Night Together

I knew we couldn’t be the only military couple to experience it. You know, that last night before he leaves or the first night reunited, when you want everything to go smoothly but it often doesn’t. Between stress, emotions, and…

The Milspouse Guide to Sexting

Military couples aren’t always under the same roof, in the same time zone or on the same continent. It is almost guaranteed that at some point, you and your significant other will endure a period of separation thanks to moving,…

Milspouses Who Served: I Was a Sailor

Not all women marry into the military — some enlist in it. Across the country, brave women answer the call of duty and make the choice to serve our country. It is safe to say that some aspects of their…