13 Crucial Things to Discuss Before Marrying Into the Military

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There is a lot of advice floating around about what matters you should discuss before marriage, but many of them do not pertain to military relationships.

I’ve been getting a lot of emails from military girlfriends asking for my “professional” opinion as a therapist on whether they are ready to get married. I can’t give personal advice because I don’t know the specifics about their individual relationships, but I can offer some general advice that will ensure you have a solid foundation for a successful military marriage.

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Milestones Abound: Part 1

There are so many happy times occurring in my life lately, I thought I’d share a few with you guys!

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For the Young Military Spouse Feeling Lonely During the Holidays

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I often receive messages from spouses, some asking for advice, some just wanting to introduce themselves. Recently, I received the email below. This one hit home with me because I can relate to her loneliness and struggle with mental illness. My heart truly went out to her. With her permission, I’ve included her email and my response.

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Reintegrating Our Military Family

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Hey everyone! A quick post to give you an update with what is happening on the home front lately. Michael is home and my heart is bursting with joy!

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3 Tips to Ease the Stress of Military Life

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Anyone who has ever experienced a military lifestyle knows it gets hectic. This life comes with numerous stressful situations and decisions.

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My Soul is Bursting (In a Good Way)!

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Who has two thumbs and popped out an awesome baby boy?

This girl!

Forty weeks and 3 days of anxiety, anticipation, preparation and excitement culminated on the 28th of April when I gave birth to our sweet little Jack.

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