Military Marriage

Ms. Vicki: He Has a Secret Contract Marriage

Ms. Vicki

Dear Ms. Vicki, I met the love of my life a year and a half ago. Right after I met him, he introduced me to one of his best friends, a woman he said was a lesbian. From day one she never liked me. She would constantly give me dirty looks, talk bad about me to my boyfriend and tell him that she didn't think I was right for him. I contin... more

He Admitted to Long-Ago Affairs, But She Can't Get Past It

Ms. Vicki

Dear Ms. Vicki, My husband of 28 years admitted to me four months ago that he cheated on me while in Korea from 1991 to 1992. During this time, he moved the bank account and left me and our 2-year-old daughter with nothing. I had to move home and live with my mom.  Recently, I was having dreams that he was with a Korean woman back then, s... more

MilSpouses Are Not Single Moms

Parenting

Let a military spouse murmur the tiniest complaint about missing a deployed servicemember, and the Single Mom is whipped out in comparison.  It’s either: I don’t know what you are complaining about! Single moms have to handle everything by themselves all the time! Or: Be grateful you aren’t a single mom and you have someone financially su... more

Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal for Gay Military Couples in All 50 States

Capt. Dawn Tanner and Dana McCown, a retired lieutenant colonel, share their first glimpse of each other before their wedding ceremony in Omaha, Neb., May 3, 2013. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo/Capt. Dawn Tanner)

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a ruling declaring the states have no legal right "to refuse to recognize a lawful same-sex marriage performed in another state on the ground of its same-sex character." The decision is a victory for advocates of marriage equality, including an Army Reservist whose New York marriage to another man has not b... more

MCPON: BAH Change for Dual-Military Couples Could Cause Troubles

Sailors at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, ask Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael D. Stevens questions during an all-hands visit on June 22, 2015. (Tyler Hlavac/Stars and Stripes)

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan -- Lawmakers should reconsider a Senate defense bill provision that would end housing allowances for one member of a dual-military marriage after Oct. 1, the Navy's top enlisted sailor said Monday. Ending the current system, which provides separate housing funds to active-duty spouses living in the same home, ... more

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