Milspouse Matters

Milspouse Matters


Encouragement for military spouses. Military families make up less than 1% of the U.S. population, and the challenges they face are unique. Whether you’re looking for military family support or simply want to learn more, join host Jen McDonald as we discuss it all: getting through the separations that go along with training and deployments, moving around the world, seeing the one you love leave for war, raising kids in the military, finding your own place as a military spouse, and strengthening your military marriage. A military spouse of nearly three decades herself and the author of the book You Are Not Alone: Encouragement for the Heart of a Military Spouse, Jen doesn’t shy away from the hard topics, while providing a practical, humorous look at military life. Military life can be hard, but it’s also amazing in so many ways. We’re only stronger together.

Are you a new military spouse or know one? This episode is for you! OR maybe you want a refresher yourself.

I’m reaching back into the vault of my own experiences from nearly 3 decades of life as a military spouse as well of years of writing. I’m also sharing some great tips from friends and listeners (thank you to all who contributed!).

We’re discussing some hot topics and common questions, such as:

– How can I make my military marriage work?
– What about relationships between officer and enlisted spouses?
– Finding friends and community as a military spouse.
– Making time for yourself.

I’m talking about my top tips for thriving in your military spouse life, and I reference quite a few resources and past episodes.

Click here for the list of all resources mentioned.

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