When I encourage young military couples to wait to get married, it’s not because I’m judging them. I have seen firsthand the struggles that young military couples face.
Deployment Guide for Spouses While sending a spouse off on a deployment is about as heart-wrenching as it comes, the real challenge may be surviving and thriving during the day to day life without them. But think of the things that can occur in that half-year.You may build a strong relationship with a new friend. You have to ask yourself if you are willing to go through these personal milestones on your own, or if you’d rather have someone physically there to share them with you. Before the deployment begins, the two of you need to sit down and discuss your future–even if your relationship has just begun. Physically fit, unerringly punctual, generally kind and chivalrous, soldiers represent the classic American dream.Yet military life is tough and demanding for loved ones as well as those who enlist.