Tag: relationships

Military Love Stories: How We Met

There is nothing like a good love story. We asked AW101 readers how they met their spouse and received some fun responses! From those who crossed paths in elementary, middle or high school, to those who met online, or to…

Help! My Spouse Is A Gamer!

We all need to decompress and unwind after a long day. But what happens when a pastime infringes on home life and becomes problematic? We asked AW101 readers if their spouses gamed and how they felt about it. Some were…

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…