Tagged: military life

I Am NOT a Veteran and Here’s Why

I Am NOT a Veteran and Here's Why

**Full Disclosure: I wrote this post last year on the day after Veterans Day, but after thinking on it I decided not to post it. But every year I get pushed to defend why I don’t feel that spouses should get thanked on Veterans Day, so I decided to share exactly why I feel that…

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The Perfection of Homecoming

The Perfection of Homecoming

There are these words that in everyday life are just another word. But at some point, in any life, but especially military life, the word homecoming becomes a loaded term. Homecomings are filled with anticipation, excitement, and anyone being truly honest will admit that a heaping piling of stress comes along for the ride as…

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You Want Me to Eat WHAT!?

You Want Me to Eat What?!

I absolutely love following Mrs. B and the adventures she shares with her family. She is also a military spouse and definitely a blogger worth following, especially if you want to see all of the awesome stuff she does and places she explores while living outside of the US. It will make anyone desperate to…

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Love is NOT All You Need: The Truth About Marriage

Love is NOT All You Need

My marriage is in ruins.  That is my biggest secret.  The perfect couple, that deeply loves, that seem to have been made for each other can’t make their marriage function.  Our friends would be shocked to know the truth hidden behind carefully crafted smiles.   Marriage is not about love.  I hate to say that. …

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Once, I Held My Breath for an Entire Year

Once I Held My Breath for an Entire Year

I live a lot of my life in a silent denial.  I have no delusions about what my husband does in the military.  I have no delusions about what occurred during previous deployments, but sometimes, a little denial can do your heart some good and give your worrying mind some rest. Because, once, I didn’t…

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