Deployment and You
How to Cope with Sudden Deployments
Getting the call that your spouse or family member will be deploying suddenly, whether it's for two weeks or two days, can le...
Deployment: Are You A Fool To Hope?
Stay positive! Stay busy! Sometimes, those bits of military spouse advice sound helpful. Sometimes, they sound like the instr...
Deployment: Financial Preparation
Being financially prepared is a big part of overall deployment readiness. Here are some basic guidelines that should be consi...
The Emotional Cycle of Deployment: Deployment
This stage is the period from the Soldier's departure from home through the first month of the deployment.
How Fear Works to Keep You Safe
The minute a deployment starts, military spouses are suddenly aware of the realities of being "home alone." Especially if the...
Preapring for Deployment: The Home Side
Tips for preparing for the deployment of a family member.
Deployment and Kids
Marriage Counseling a Backdoor to PTSD Help
Sarah knew there was a problem almost right away. When Sean returned home from deployment, he wasn't himself.
How to Sleep With Someone New When You're Already Married to Him
This is not about sex. Its about how to sleep with someone again after you've spent a lot of time not sleeping with him or he...
What to Expect When They Come Home
Homecoming is always cited as a tremendous source of joy and relief after any deployment. Post-deployment honeymoon periods v...
It’s happened over and over in military homes across the country. Well-meaning family and friends are practically busting dow...
Coming Home to a Baby
A soldier figures out how to adjust to first-time fatherhood after a long deployment, as his family welcomes him home.
Reintegration Concerns Are Normal, Expected Part of Deployment Cycle
If you're feeling anxious about reuniting with a loved one after being deployed for 15 months, or if you've already redeploye...