Divided By Duty

Divided By Duty

In a military relationship, service always comes first; what is it like to share your spouse, partner or significant other with the armed forces?

Brooke Clarke10 days ago
Military Wife Life
The morning of my husband's deployment wasn't like any other morning. The house was filled with sadness as we prepared for that night where we would say see you later and give our last kiss for nine m...
Lindsey Allena month ago
Losing Yourself
The most important person in your life has seemingly and suddenly vanished. You said goodbye to him, you gave him a kiss and a hug and left with ten long weeks of waiting stretched between your next m...
J.N. Liraa month ago
What's It Like to Have a Significant Other in the Air Force?
“What’s it like to have a significant other in the Air Force?” is a common question people ask me. I go through a series of answers in my head that sounds a lot like this: “I hate being so far apart.”...
A Christmas Surprise
I'm a Canadian Military Navy spouse. My hubby-to-be has been away training for the past five months, and in that time I've seen him less than 13 days total (a day and a half at a time). Talk about a l...
Jen Carmona2 months ago
Military and Marriage
The military can be a wonderful thing to be part of even though I’m not in the military I am married to it. My husband and I met before he joined, we both worked at Walmart overnight and the more we g...
Carly Spaulding2 months ago
Life as a Navy Wife
So I’ve been with my husband for a total of 9 years. We met during my sophomore year, his junior year, of high school and after he graduated he joined the military. Then I graduated and a year after t...
Sherry Campbell2 months ago
Things You Only Understand If Your Spouse Is Deployed
No deployment is the same, but some of the struggles that military families go through are universal. Though it's challenging to go through this time period, it is nice to know that you are not alone ...
Krissa Rinaldi2 months ago
#18 For the Win, Always #1 Hero in My Heart
Isn't it a magical thing how one person can [literally] change your whole world? Or have you imagine having the kind of relationships you've seen in movies, but thought reality is better? My wish came...
Lauren Gonzalez2 months ago
A Service of Love
Dating has always been a wonderfully complicated experience people experience in their lives. New relationships make your heart race with anticipation and wonder, and those of us who've experienced a ...