Military Life Stress: Does the Past Cloud the Present?
Occasionally, I’ll come across a quote that stops me. This one by Yung Pueblo did just that: “Ask yourself: Is this how I actually feel or is this my emotional history trying to recreate the past?” Wow, right? How many times have you told yourself that this time is going to be different? You mentally […]
Military Marriage: When You’ve Forgotten
And there’s a good reason for this. We spend so much time trying to live in the present, putting together the pieces from one PCS to another, dreaming of the day when we’ll finally be settled. But that day doesn’t come for a long time because deployments and new duty assignments overshadow it. And who we were at the beginning of this adventure fades a little more and a little more with each move, each promotion.