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?

Sasha Konikovo2 months ago
Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re Dating an Army Officer
If there's one thing that most people will never understand, or really even experience, it's what life is like when you're dating someone in the military. Whether you end up living military wife life ...
Ryan Balser2 months ago
So I Married a Soldier
My name is Ryan, and I married a soldier in the U.S. Army. Perhaps this isn't particularly uncommon, but there are a few things about being the civilian husband that may not be known. I suppose I will...
Rowan Marley3 months ago
Memes That Perfectly Explain Being a Military Spouse
If you think dating a typical civilian is hard, don't even think of being a military spouse. It's one of the hardest kinds of relationships out there, and often ends up being a very lonely, rough way ...
Brooke Clarke3 months 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 Allen4 months 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. Lira4 months 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 Carmona5 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 Spaulding5 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...