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Unfinished business as usual...

My DH is on his way home after being away at a 6 month training. 

And oddly enough, I am not running around like a chicken with its head cut of.  Because the old me, well she would have been doing just that. 

Ironing duvets, scrubbing out junk drawers, and other odd displays of regaining a sense of control I suppose. 

Nope no this time. 

I am ready for DH to come home.  And thanks to having other military spouses to talk with, and writing here at SpouseBuzz, and READING posts and comments by others.  I decided, I wasn't going to do the chicken  lady thing this time. 

After all, DH and I have been married for 16 years.  I am pretty sure he knows, I have not moved the couch to clean under it, and there is dust behind the entertainment center.  And guess what, I am pretty sure he doesn't care.  (Plus, I intend to kick him out of the house frequently when he gets home, with my Dear Children, so I can do those things without the "Curious George Mafia" reeking havoc.)

I have found this though, I am having a hard time focusing my energies as our separation time dwindles down. 

It is very discombobulating, and that is a strange feeling.  I am sure it has something to do with seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. 

So it seems as though I mastered one set of behavior and emotions only to be caught off guard, by another set. 

How would I learn these things, if I were not married to a man in the military?

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