You Know You’re a Military Spouse When….

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You Know You’re a Military Spouse When….

-Someone asks when your Spouse will be home, you say July or August instead of 5 or 6pm.

-You live on your own and by yourself more after you’re married than before you were married.

-You know all of your Spouse’s co-workers by their last name…and rarely know their first name.

-You say “I’m going to the commissary” instead of “grocery store”.

… … -You need your I.D to buy groceries.

-You really want something but you say , well I’m going to have to wait for the 1st or 15th for it “.

-Half of your wardrobe has some kind of Military insignia on it and once belonged to your Spouse.

-The sounds of helicopters, and Jets flying over your house shaking your windows, surprisingly soothes you!

-Your Spouse’s work and dress clothes cost more than yours do.

-You only write in pencil because EVERYTHING is subject to change.

-You know that a 2 month separation IS short, no matter what your civilian friends say.

-You know better than to go to the commissary between 11:30 and 1:30 or on a payday unless it’s a life or death emergency.

-You know that any reference to “sand box” describes a deployment, not your kid’s backyard toys.

-You don’t have to think about what time 21:30 is.

-You pick apart uniforms on TV and in the movies for being inaccurate with your Spouse.

-You are asked to stop talking in acronyms and translate it all to English

-When your Spouse says they get to “Sleep In” and is referring to 0630

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26 thoughts on “You Know You’re a Military Spouse When….”

  1. Love this! Very accurate. I especially love the one about scrutinizing military uniforms on tv. We are so bad about that!!
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  2. You take really great pictures Julie!! 🙂 And those cookies (probably only junk food I take in, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal here and there) look delish!!!

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  4. -You don’t have to think about what time 21:30 is.
    -You are asked to stop talking in acronyms and translate it all to English

    ^^^I laughed because this is me and I'm not even a spouse LOL! :p
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  5. Just stumbled upon your blog and love this post! So true! And isn't it crazy how 630 can feel "late"??? 😉
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