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Confessions of a Lonely Military Spouse

By Kellie Gunderman Loneliness. It is by far one of the strongest and most common emotions shared by military spouses. For a long time, I thought that “being lonely” was just a part of the job. I was serving my country by supporting my husband and, in the end, that just meant that being alone was […]

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Weighing the Geographic Bachelor Option

By Amanda Marksmeier (I feel like I need to preface this article with a warning: This topic is sensitive and may trigger extreme opinions and emotions.) As a military spouse, the thought of choosing to live separately from my spouse seemed unimaginable. During our twelve-year marriage, we’ve experienced excessive amounts of time apart with multiple […]

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13 Reasons Why You Should Take the #BSFSurvey This Year

The annual Military Lifestyle Survey, from the nonprofit Blue Star Families, is open and taking responses until May 25. But why should you contribute to the Survey? We have thirteen reasons why we need you: The Blue Star Families annual Military Lifestyle Survey is considered a preeminent resource and snapshot of the current state of the military […]

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