"Thanks! I'm glad to know I am not the only one. You are right about having a happy tone when we talk. If I am upset it just gets him upset especially when he can't do anything for me from there. I am just now seeing your reply. I think my…"
"I feel this way all the time... Doing stuff with the kids, like taking them to see Santa without my hubby was very very hard and I felt very guilty... I feel sooo bad... but i take pics of everything for him... but it doesn't change anything...…"
"You are definitely not the only one!!! I feel the same exact way Larci (beautiful name btw) and I felt so guilty that my best military wife friend and I went to Disney for a night together that the next day I totally was in tears. My husband loves…"
I am having a hard time having fun doing anything without my kids. I don't feel guilt for having fun with the kids but when I hang out with friends for a movie or dinner I feel guilty. Like I shouldn't be having fun while my husband is on deployment. I know he is not having any fun. Any comments on this? I can't be the only one.
"I also am not at Ft. Campbell but am moving there when my husband gets back from Afghanistan. My children and I moved back to my home area for me to finish school and be close to family while he is deployed. I was in the Navy and stationed on the…"
"My husband and I were both Navy until the Army offered better opportunities for my husband. Army/Navy families are almost impossible to keep together so we chose for me to get out. It has been strange being the one home instead of deployed.…"
I'm sure I'm not the only one who is going through this and it presents it's own set of challenges as we all know. I was medically discharged from the Air Force about 2 years ago but with my husband still active duty, it is a whole new ball game.
"My husband has been in Afghanistan since May with the Army. It's been very scary for me. I worry all the time. He is very good at calling or emailing me often, so if he can't or doesn't I REALLY worry. We've already had his…"